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Stars GameDay: John Klingberg won’t travel with team on two-game road trip

Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg underwent tests Saturday after suffering a lower-body injury in Friday night’s victory over New Jersey. The tests showed nothing conclusive, coach Lindy Ruff said, but Klingberg won’t travel with the team on a two-game trip that starts Sunday in Ottawa.
Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg underwent tests Saturday after suffering a lower-body injury in Friday night’s victory over New Jersey. The tests showed nothing conclusive, coach Lindy Ruff said, but Klingberg won’t travel with the team on a two-game trip that starts Sunday in Ottawa. Special to the Star-Telegram

Stars at Senators

4 p.m. Sunday, Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

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

Records: Stars 39-20-7, 85 points; Senators 31-28-7, 69 pts.

About the Stars: Dallas is tied with Chicago atop the Western Conference with 85 points after Friday’s 4-2 home victory over New Jersey. ... defenseman John Klingberg, who left Friday’s game with a lower-body injury, did not practice Saturday. Stars coach Lindy Ruff said Klingberg underwent some tests, according to the Stars’ website. “Nothing conclusive with the tests, which is good,” Ruff said. Ruff said he did not expect Klingberg to travel with the team to Ottawa and Montreal (Tuesday). ... Forward Patrick Eaves, who has been out with pneumonia, practiced again Saturday and will travel. ... Forward Patrick Sharp and defenseman Jordie Benn (lower-body injuries) are out.

About the Senators: Ottawa is 6-5-1 after acquiring defenseman Dion Phaneuf in a trade from Toronto. The Senators beat Toronto 3-2 on Saturday night. ... Newly acquired Scott Gomez, who was signed Wednesday by Ottawa, made his Senators debut Thursday in a 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay. … Ottawa was without G Craig Anderson (lower body, day-to-day) against Tampa Bay.

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