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Patrick Eaves | Winger | #18

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/1/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (29) / OTT
Contract: view contract details

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Patrick Eaves has agreed to a one-year contract with the Dallas Stars.
Eaves' new deal is believed to be worth $1 million, but that hasn't been confirmed. He had 11 goals and 17 points in 54 contests in 2015-16. Jul 1 - 3:08 PM

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Patrick Eaves was the only scorer for Dallas as the Stars were humiliated 6-1 Wednesday night by the visiting St. Louis Blues in the seventh and final game of the teams' second-round playoff series.

The Stars were shut out on their own ice until Eaves found the net at 5:15 of the third period. The Blues would score another goal in the third period for the 6-1 final. Eaves finished the postseason with three goals and six points in nine appearances.
May 12 - 12:07 AM

Patrick Eaves was able to return in Game 6 on Monday night.

He was struck in the skate by a shot from teammate Stephen Johns in Game 1 versus St. Louis. Eaves logged 14:01 of ice time in his return and he saw some time on the power play. He finished the match with two shots, one hit, two blocks and a plus-1 rating.
May 10 - 10:08 AM

It looks like Patrick Eaves will return to the lineup for Game 6.

Eaves has missed the last four games because of a foot injury. He's skating on Dallas' fourth line with Vernon Fiddler and Colton Sceviour. The Stars are one loss away from being eliminated from the postseason.
May 9 - 7:43 PM

Patrick Eaves (foot) will be a game-time decision on Monday in Game 6 against St. Louis.

He has sat out the last four games due to a foot injury. If he does play then it could be on the fourth line with Colton Sceviour and Vernon Fiddler.
May 9 - 1:30 PM

Patrick Eaves made the trip to St. Louis for Game 6 against the Blues.

That doesn't necessarily mean that he'll play in the contest but it is an encouraging sign to see that he's with the team. Eaves has missed the last four games because of a foot injury. He has five points in seven games this postseason.
May 8 - 3:47 PM

It is unclear if Patrick Eaves will be able to play Saturday afternoon in Game 5 against the Blues.

On the one hand, he had been substantially ruled out by Stars' coach Lindy Ruff on Thursday. On the other hand, Ruff left a little doubt about Eaves playing status and the forward did practice with his teammates on Friday. Consider Eaves a game-time decision for Saturday's matinee.
May 7 - 10:35 AM

Patrick Eaves (foot) probably won't be available for Game 5 on Saturday.

Eaves hasn't been completely ruled out though. He's missed Dallas' last three playoff contests.
May 6 - 5:53 PM

Patrick Eaves (foot) won't play in Game 4 on Thursday versus St. Louis.

He has already been ruled out for the contest. Eaves has resumed skating, but he isn't with the team on the road.
May 4 - 4:13 PM

Patrick Eaves (foot) skated again and he appears to be ahead of schedule.

Coach Lindy Ruff said that Eaves could be an option to play as early as Game 4 on Thursday night and as late as Game 5 Saturday. The Stars still have to see how he feels after his recent skates.
May 3 - 3:16 PM

Patrick Eaves (foot) skated on Monday morning.

However, he is not expected to travel with the team to St. Louis. Coach Lindy Ruff said that Eaves could still rejoin the Stars if he is able to play. Eaves missed Game 2 on Sunday after he suffered a foot injury Friday night.
May 2 - 1:34 PM

Patrick Eaves won't play in Game 2 against the St. Louis Blues.

Eaves suffered a foot injury in Friday's Game 1 win after he was hit by a shot. He's considered day-to-day at this point. The 32-year-old had two goals and five points in seven games this postseason.
May 1 - 2:54 PM

Patrick Eaves was seen on crutches (foot) on Saturday, as Coach Lindy Ruff noted him as "day to day" moving forward.

Eaves had been enjoying a nice postseason until being struck in the foot. He had two goals and five points with 14 hits through the first seven games. Valeri Nichushkin will take his place in Game 2 versus St. Louis.
Apr 30 - 1:53 PM

Patrick Eaves left Friday night's 2-1 win over St. Louis with a foot injury.

He was struck by a shot in the third period and had to leave the contest. For now, consider Eaves day-to-day. An update as to Eaves' status is expected Saturday afternoon. Stay tuned.
Apr 30 - 11:33 AM

Patrick Eaves scored the game-tying goal in Wednesday's 3-2 win over Minnesota.

He gave the Stars their second power-play goal of the contest and helped the team rally from a 2-1 deficit to take a 3-1 series lead in Round 1 of the playoffs. Eaves has contributed two goals and one assist in four postseason games versus the Wild.
Apr 21 - 8:53 AM

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