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Nichushkin (lower-body) is expected to make his season debut on Tuesday.

Nichushkin took part in the Stars morning skate on Tuesday and is expected to make his season debut tonight vs. the Maple Leafs. The 23-year-old has not played in the NHL since the 2015-16 season, but scored 27 goals and 24 assists (51 points) in 86 KHL games since then.

Source: Mike Heika 10/9/18, 1:09 pm EST

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The Stars have signed Valeri Nichushkin to a two-year deal worth $5.9M ($2.95M AAV).

Nichushkin was drafted No.10 overall in 2013 and recorded 64 points (23G / 41A) in 166 career NHL games before leaving for the KHL. The 23-year-old had 27 goals and 24 assists (51 points) in 86 games with CSKA Moscow during his two years in Russia. Nichushkin returns to the NHL, where he projects to be a middle-6 winger.

Source: Chris Johnston 07/2/18, 6:06 pm EST

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Nichushkin is expected to sign a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow (KHL).

Nichushkin was unhappy with his playing time in Dallas and the 21-year-old restricted free agent has decided to return to Russia for the 2016-17 season. Nichushkin was the 10th overall pick in 2013 but has yet to develop into the scoring power-forward that he was expected to become. He had just 29 points (9G / 20A) in 79 games last season and 64 points (23G / 41A) across 166 career NHL games.

Source: Mike Heika 09/22/16, 6:22 am EST

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Nichushkin (lower-body) will be back in the Stars lineup on Sunday.

Nichushkin was scratched from last night’s game because of a lower-body injury, but will get back in the lineup tonight. There was no indication on who would come out to make room for Nichushkin, but we will find out in warmups. Nichushkin has just 13 points (4G / 9A) this season and hasn’t registered a point since December 15th.

Source: Mike Heika 01/3/16, 10:43 am EST

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Nichushkin is expected to me back in the lineup on Saturday.

Nichushkin served as a healthy scratch in the last two games, but with injuries to Patrick Eaves, Curtis McKenzie and Travis Moen, the Stars will put Nichushkin back in the lineup on Saturday. The 20-year-old winger, who had five shots on goal in the first two games, will skate on the second line with Jason Spezza and Colton Sceviour vs. the Panthers.

Source: Mike Heika 10/17/15, 5:41 am EST

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Nichushkin (hip) will play in his first game since November 6th.

After completing a three-game conditioning stint with Texas (AHL), Nichushkin is back with the Stars and ready to play tonight. He is expected to start on the fourth line with Colton Sceviour and Travis Moen, but should move around a bit. He had no points in four games with the Stars earlier in the season.

Source: Mark Stepneski 04/3/15, 8:33 am EST

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The Stars have activated Nichushkin (hip) from IR and sent him to Texas (AHL) for a conditioning stint.

Ninchushkin, who has only appeared in four games with the Stars this season, is finally ready to get into game action after undergoing hip surgery back in November. He will play three games in Texas before returning to Dallas for the final five games of the regular season.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/27/15, 9:14 am EST

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