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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Wednesday practice update

By Mark Stepneski

FRISCO -- Defensemen Adam Pardy (rib) and Nicklas Grossman (groin) both practiced today, but it's still up in the air if they'll be ready to play Thursday when the Stars host the St. Louis Blues.

"We're going to evaluate today," said Stars coach Glen Gulutzan. "Both guys felt pretty good today. We have to be real sure with what we're doing because you've got two guys that haven't played and have gone through only one practice. We've got to make sure they are completely healthy before we jam both of them in the lineup."

If Pardy is ready he'll come off injured reserve. That means the Stars will have to move a player off the roster to make room and that would leave the Stars below the cap floor. The Stars' brass was meeting this morning figuring out how they are going to tackle that issue. (Background  on the issue is here). We could hear today how they plan to resolve it.

Here was today's practice lineup:

Morrow-Ribeiro-Ryder
Ott-Benn-Eriksson/Barch
Burish-Fiddler-Dvorak
Wandell-Dowell-Petersen/Vincour

Goligoski-Robidas
Souray-Daley
Fistric-Larsen
Grossman-Larsen

Lehtonen
Raycroft