Detroit GM Ken Holland feels Erik Cole's addition improves his lineup.
The Dallas Stars have traded Erik Cole and a conditional third round pick to the Detroit Red Wings for prospects Mattias Backman, Mattas Janmark and a 2nd round pick in 2015.
Erik Cole skated on the Stars' top line with Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn during Sunday's morning skate.
Erik Cole is generating widespread interest, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun.
Erik Cole is the subject of many trade rumors.
Erik Cole continued his recent hot streak Tuesday night as he scored his 18th goal of the season in a 4-2 loss to Winnipeg.
Erik Cole scored a goal and an assist in Saturdays' loss to Detroit.
Erik Cole scored his 16th goal of the season on Thursday night but the Stars imploded in a 5-2 loss to San Jose.
Look for Dallas coach Lindy Ruff to give Erik Cole many practices off going forward.
Erik Cole returned to the ice Tuesday and scored a goal in the Stars' 3-2 shootout loss to Colorado.
Erik Cole (upper body) is expected to return on Tuesday.
Erik Cole (upper body) skated with Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky during Monday's practice.
Erik Cole (upper body injury) practised again with his teammates on Friday and is nearing a return to action.
Erik Cole (upper body) probably won't be able to return to Dallas' lineup immediately after the All-Star break ends.