The Stars have signed Fredrik Karlstrom to a two-year, entry-level contract.
The Stars signed Jerad Rosburg to a one-year, entry-level contract.
Rosburg was an undrafted free agent who had four goals and 13 assists (17 points) in 36 games during his senior season at Michigan State University. Rosburg will report to Texas (AHL).
Khudobin will start Thursday vs. the Panthers.
Polak will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Polak re-entered the lineup on Saturday, playing 12:35 TOI in the loss to the Predators. Tonight he will be replaced by Andrej Sekera.
Sekera will draw back into the Stars lineup on Tuesday.
Sekera was a healthy scratch vs. the Predators on Saturday but will replace Roman Polak tonight vs. the Rangers. Sekera has two goals, six assists (eight points) and a plus-9 rating in 56 games this season.
Radulov (illness) will miss his second straight game.
Radulov was scratched Saturday vs. the Predators and is still not ready to play tonight vs. the Rangers. With Radulov out, Justin Dowling will remain in the lineup.
Bishop will start Tuesday vs. the Rangers.
Bishop allowed one goal on 23 shots in the Stars loss to the Predators on Saturday. He played well but the Predators couldn't solve Juuse Saros at the other end of the ice. Bishop is on a three-game losing streak, allowing a combined nine goals on 64 shots (.859 SV%). Tonight he faces a Rangers team that has lost four of their last five while averaging 3.20 goals for and 4.80 goals against per game.
Radulov (undisclosed) is not on the ice for warmups; will not play vs. the Predators.
Radulov missed Friday's practice and will not be in the lineup this afternoon vs. Nashville. With Radulov out, Justin Dowling will be on the top-line with Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn.
Bishop will start Saturday vs. the Predators.
Bishop allowed four goals on 28 shots in the Stars loss in Boston on February 27th. Anton Khudobin has started the last three games, partly due to a Bishop lower-body injury, but he's back in the crease this afternoon vs. the Predators. He's 13-9-2 with a 2.19 GAA and .930 SV% on home ice this season and stopped 31 of 33 shots in a win in his first start vs. Nashville.
Khudobin will start Thursday in Nashville.
Khudobin surrendered two goals on 27 shots in the Stars loss to the Oilers on Tuesday. Khudobin has lost two straight but will start his third consecutive game tonight in Nashville. Khudobin is 10-6-3 with a 2.57 GAA and .925 SV% on the road this year. One of those wins came in Nashville in mid-December, when he stopped 37 of 38 shots in a 4-1 win.
Oettinger was returned to the AHL on Wednesday.
Oettinger was recalled to serve as Anton Khudobin’s backup on Tuesday but his return to the AHL suggests that Ben Bishop (lower-body) will suit up Thursday in Nashville.
Bishop (lower-body) is expected to be available on Thursday.
Bishop did not dress on Tuesday due to a minor lower-body injury but is expected to at least back up on Thursday. Jake Oettinger was sent back to the AHL on Wednesday, clearing the way for Bishop to suit up in Nashville. It’s unclear whether he or Anton Khudobin will get the nod.
Khudobin gets the nod Tuesday vs. the Oilers.
Khudobin gave up three goals on 29 shots in the Stars loss in St. Louis on Saturday. With Ben Bishop day-to-day with a lower-body injury, Khudobin will make his 25th start of the season tonight. He has been excellent in his last seven starts, going 5-0-2 with a 2.07 GAA and .934 SV%. He draws a tough matchup tonight vs. an Oilers team that is getting healthy and is coming off of an 8-goal performance last night in Nashville.
Polak is expected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Polak will come out of the lineup vs. the Oilers with Stephen Johns returning from a three-game absence due to an upper-body injury.
Johns (upper-body) will return to the Stars lineup on Tuesday.
Johns has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury but will replace Roman Polak vs. the Oilers. Johns has picked up five points (2G / 3A) while averaging 2.7 hits and 1.3 blocked shots in 13 games this season.
The Stars have recalled Jake Oettinger from Texas (AHL).
It sounds like Ben Bishop is dealing with a minor lower-body injury, so Oettinger is expected to serve as Anton Khudobin's backup on Tuesday. Oettinger has gone 12-16-4 with a 2.62 GAA and .912 SV% in 35 AHL games this season.
Bishop (lower-body) is not expected to be available on Tuesday.
Stars head coach Rick Bowness said that Bishop has a "lower-body situation" and is getting the night off. Jake Oettinger was recalled from Texas (AHL) and is expected to backup Anton Khudobin vs. the Oilers.
Khudobin will likely start Tuesday vs. the Oilers.
Khudobin led the Stars onto the ice for warmups.
Khudobin is expected to start Saturday in St. Lous.
Source: Lou Korac 02/29/20, 1:02 pm EST