GameDay: Dallas Stars at Buffalo Sabres

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Stars at Sabres

6 p.m. Monday, First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y.

TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM

Records: Stars 4-5-1, 9 points; Sabres 2-10-1, 5 pts.

About the Stars: A flu bug is going through the club. F Alex Chiasson wasn’t at practice Sunday, according to the Stars’ website. Dallas recalled C Travis Morin from the Texas Stars as insurance. ... Stars play eight of their next 10 on the road, where their record is 1-4-0. ... Dallas, 0-4 on the power play, wasted Kari Lehtonen’s 37-save game Saturday, losing 2-1 at home to Winnipeg.

About the Sabres: Buffalo is dead last in the NHL. A Buffalo News headline on Dallas coach Lindy Ruff’s return to Buffalo, where he was fired in February: “Ruff should thank his lucky Stars he’s gone.” ... C Steve Ott, who played 11 seasons with the Stars, faces Dallas for the first time since the July 2012 trade. ... Buffalo’s John Scott and Patrick Kaleta are both under NHL suspension for illegal hits.

— From online reports

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