Erik Cole RW DAL 5 Months

Erik Cole, who missed Friday's practice, is still expected to play Saturday afternoon against Ottawa.

We believe it was more of a maintenance day off for Cole than a serious injury situation. That said, we would still look for an alternative for Saturday's matinee.

Erik Cole RW DAL 7 Months

Erik Cole potted a power-play goal in Tuesday's 4-0 win over Minnesota.

The Stars went 2-for-7 with the man advantage in the contest, with Ray Whitney scoring the other marker. For Cole, it was his 14th goal of the season and his third in his last five games.

Erik Cole RW DAL 8 Months

Erik Cole scored two goals (including the game-winner) as the Dallas Stars beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday.

The American winger had six SOG. Cole now has four goals and one assist for five points in a three-game streak, representing one-quarter of his points (that versus a meager 15 points in 36 contests before this run). He's a judgment call as an add now, but if he can keep this up, Cole is definitely worth considering.

Erik Cole RW DAL 8 Months

Erik Cole scored two goals for the Stars in a 4-1 win over Nashville on Friday night.

Cole has totalled eight goals on the season and is fitting in as a solid role player for the young Stars. Jamie Benn and Ryan Garbutt also found the back of the net in the win.

Erik Cole RW DAL 8 Months

Erik Cole scored a goal and added two assists for Dallas in a 4-1 win over the Canucks on Thursday.

Cole hasn't exactly had the greatest of seasons with only 15 points in 34 contests, but he was a force to be reckoned with on this night. Jamie Benn, Valeri Nichushkin and Colton Sceviour all contributed with goals in the victory.

Erik Cole RW DAL 9 Months

Erik Cole was the only Stars goal scorer Thursday as Dallas was upended by Nashville by a score of 3-1.

The Predators did a good job of shutting down the Stars' top scorers, leaving only a few opportunities for the team's secondary options. Alex Chiasson picked up the lone assist on Cole's tally.

Erik Cole RW DAL 9 Months

Erik Cole scored the game winner for the Dallas Stars in their 2-1 victory over the Canucks in Vancouver Sunday night.

It was Cole's second goal of the season. Also scoring his second goal of the season for the Stars was Valeri Nichushkin.

Erik Cole RW DAL 10 Months

Erik Cole had only 10:16 of ice time against the Avalanche Friday night.

Stars' coach Lindy Ruff wanted a little more speed on the ice and Cole didn't have his usual zip. Not sure if this will be a trend going forward but if it is, it will reduce Cole's fantasy value significantly.

Erik Cole RW DAL 10 Months

Erik Cole is projected to play against Calgary Thursday night.

He has battling some soreness, but he's expected to play with Valeri Nichushkin and Shawn Horcoff. Cole has one goal and two assists in eight games this season.

Erik Cole RW DAL 10 Months

Erik Cole is day-to-day because of a nagging issue from an old injury.

Cole stayed off the ice Wednesday as a result. Consider him questionable for Thursday's contest against Calgary.