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Jiri Hudler | Winger | #22

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/4/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 190
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 2 (58) / DET
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Jiri Hudler and Patrik Nemeth will be scratched from Sunday's match with Nashville.
Through 24 games this season Hudler has but seven points and little else to his credit thus far. Nemeth has picked up two points with 25 blocks and hits through 24 games as well. Feb 12 - 5:10 PM

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Jiri Hudler has had a rough 2016-17 and he made the highlight reel for the wrong reason on Thursday night.

He scored into his own net during a delayed penalty in the first period of a 3-2 loss to Ottawa when his drop pass went between Dallas' defensemen. "I wasn't trying to do it, it was just a mistake," Hudler said. "It was unfortunate." He has skated in just 24 games this season, while dealing with illness and healthy scratches, and he has contributed a mere seven points.
Feb 10 - 10:00 AM

Jiri Hudler will be back in the fold on Tuesday versus Toronto.

He has been scratched for the last six games. "It's been a tough year for him," coach Lindy Ruff said. "He missed a good couple months with being sick, and then recently a personal leave for a few days." Hudler is projected to play on the fourth line with Adam Cracknell and Lauri Korpikoski.
Feb 7 - 4:49 PM

Jiri Hudler will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

This will be Hudler's fourth consecutive game as a healthy scratch. He has just two goals and seven points in 22 games this season. His days of being a strong fantasy player asset appear to over. Curtis McKenzie and Patrik Nemeth will also serve as healthy scratches tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 31 - 8:21 PM

Jiri Hudler will be scratched from Thursday's match with the Sabres.

Through 22 games the veteran forward has picked up two goals and seven points.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 26 - 8:29 PM

Jiri Hudler will be a healthy scratch against the Wild on Tuesday night.

He was also scratched in Dallas' last game against the Capitals. Hudler has two goals and five assists this season. Julius Honka will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 24 - 8:34 PM

Jiri Hudler and Lauri Korpikoski will be scratched against the Capitals on Saturday.

Hudler has posted just seven points in 22 games so far this season. Korpikoski meanwhile has picked up six goals and 17 points in 46 games thus far.
Jan 21 - 7:16 PM

Jiri Hudler scored his first goal of the season at the 7:44 mark of the third period to give Dallas a 6-4 win over Los Angeles on Monday night.

After a relatively calm first and second period, the third exploded with six goals scored. Dallas entered that period with a 3-1 lead, but the Kings scored three times in the first five and half minutes with one answer from the Stars. A little more than two minutes after Drew Doughty tied the game, Hudler reestablished the Stars lead. Hudler’s first goal in 16 games this season was not the only drought-killer for the Stars. Brett Ritchie kicked off the scoring for the team late in the first to snap a 12-game goalless streak. Hudler also had an assist on Tyler Seguin's second period goal
Jan 10 - 1:22 AM

Jiri Hudler posted an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to St. Louis.

It was his second point of the season and his second helper in five games since returning to the lineup from a bothersome illness. Hudler has been limited to just nine appearances this year.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 12:07:00 PM

Jiri Hudler will skate on the Stars' third line in his return to the lineup on Sunday against the Blackhawks.

He'll skate to the left Cody Eakin and Patrick Eaves. Hudler is pointless through four games so far. He has four straight seasons of at least 40 points, so we'd expect it to turn around.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 06:42:00 PM

Jiri Hudler could play Sunday evening against Chicago.

He has missed all but four games this season due to a serious illness but seems on the cusp of a return to action. If he does dress Sunday, Cody Eakin may be a healthy scratch.
Source: Stars.com
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 12:29:00 PM

Jiri Hudler is not quite ready to return on Saturday against the Flyers.

He's so close you can taste it. (Now go rinse your mouth out.) Hudler probably just needs a couple more days to work up his strength as he hasn't played since Nov. 1st. He has no points in four games thus far.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 12:50:00 PM

Jiri Hudler (illness) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Hudler hasn't played since Nov. 1 due to the sickness. The Stars demoted Jason Dickinson to make room for him.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 11:36:00 AM

Jiri Hudler (illness) skated Monday and could be back in the lineup soon.

"I think now it's just all about conditioning," coach Lindy Ruff said. "He's missed a tremendous amount of time, but he's got a good week ahead of him here. I don't know where he'll be by the end of the week, but I think we can get him five real good days and we'll see by the weekend where he's at." Hudler has appeared in just four games this season because of an illness and he hasn't played since Nov. 1.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Jiri Hudler is still dealing with some sort of illness that saps his strength.

Hudler is practicing with his teammates but he tires easily. It seems that whatever illness he is battling is going to take some more time to resolve.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 11:10:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Radek Faksa
5Devin Shore
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Mattias Janmark
RW1Patrick Eaves
2Brett Ritchie
3Lauri Korpikoski
4Jiri Hudler
5Curtis McKenzie
6Ales Hemsky
D1John Klingberg
2Dan Hamhuis
3Jordie Benn
4Esa Lindell
5Johnny Oduya
6Stephen Johns
7Jamie Oleksiak
G1Antti Niemi
2Kari Lehtonen