Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 5 Hrs

Vernon Fiddler scored his first goal of the postseason in Wednesday's 4-2 win over Anaheim.

He had a solid fantasy outing with an assist, three shots and a 10-minute misconduct late in the third period. That's an eventful game for a player who played just 13:30 of ice time.

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Vernon Fiddler requested a trade earlier this season, but now he's happy that he's still with the Dallas Stars.

"I'm glad I'm still here," Fiddler said. "I like the role I have right now, and I want the chance to be able to help this team to the playoffs. It's important to me to be a part of that." He can become an unrestricted free agent after this year. Fiddler has four goals and 14 points in 64 games this season.

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Vernon Fiddler produced a goal and an assist in Dallas' 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday.

Antoine Roussel had a goal and a helper as well in the match. Dallas dominated the shot clock in the second and third periods, but they couldn't beat Ben Bishop to equalize.

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Vernon Fiddler was activated from the IL on Saturday December 21.

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 4 Months

Vernon Fiddler, who has missed the last six games with an upper body injury, went through a full practice Friday, and Dallas coach Lindy Ruff said "there's a good chance" the Stars' center will be playing tonight in San Jose.

Fiddler skated on a line with Shawn Horcoff and Alex Chiasson in Friday's practice.

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 4 Months

Vernon Fiddler (upper body) took part in Friday's practice.

Fiddler might be available for Saturday's game, but nothing has been decided yet. If he does play though, it will likely be on a line with Shawn Horcoff and Alex Chiasson.

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 4 Months

Vernon Fiddler (upper body) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

The move is retroactive Dec. 7, so Fiddler can be activated at any time. He has two goals and eight points in 28 games this season.

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 4 Months

Don't expect Vern Fiddler (upper body) to be out of the Dallas Stars' lineup much longer.

The center has missed two games but could return Monday against Colorado. "He's recovered much quicker than we expected," Dallas coach Lindy Ruff said. "He's looking very good right now."

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 4 Months

Vernon Fiddler (upper body) might be able to return this week.

Fiddler was on the ice prior to the Stars' Tuesday morning practice. "He's doing better than we expected," Stars coach Lindy Ruff said. "I think sometimes these things come around quicker than you anticipate." Fiddler has two goals and six assists in 28 games this season.

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Vernon Fiddler is projected to miss at least a week because of an upper-body injury.

"We'll see where he is at the end of this week," coach Lindy Ruff added. Fiddler was hurt in Saturday afternoon's game against Philadelphia. Cody Eakin skated in Fiddler's spot between Antoine Roussel and Ryan Garbutt in Monday's practice.