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Mark Fistric out at least one week

3/22/2012

DALLAS -- Stars defenseman Mark Fistric is expected to miss at least one week with an abdominal strain. He was injured in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over Phoenix.

"It will be a week for so for sure, and then after that it will be day-to-day," Stars coach Glen Gulutzan said of Fistric's status.

With Fistric out, Adam Pardy will come in and be paired with Trevor Daley on the blue line.

The Canucks will be without left wing Daniel Sedin, who was knocked out of last night's game after he took an elbow to the head from Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith. Sedin is heading back to Vancouver this afternoon for further evaluation, according to a team official.

Kari Lehtonen is in net for the Stars. Cory Schneider is the likely starter for the Canucks.

Here are the probable lineups for the two teams:

Dallas

Eriksson-Ribeiro-Ryder

Morrow-Benn-Ott

Nystrom-Fiddler-Dvorak

Dowell-Wandell-Burish

Souray-Robidas

Goligoski-Larsen

Pardy-Daley

Lehtonen

Vancouver

Raymond-H. Sedin-Burrows

Higgins-Kesler-Booth

Weise-Pahlsson-Hansen

Malhotra-Lapierre-Kassian

Hamhuis-Bieksa

Edler-Salo

Alberts-Tanev

Schneider