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Johnny Oduya | Defenseman | #47

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (35) / 10/1/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 7 (221) / WAS
Contract: view contract details

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Johnny Oduya is expected to be sidelined for two-to-four weeks with an ankle injury.
He was quietly moved to injured reserve on Thursday, according to CapFriendly. Oduya was hurt in Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers. Jan 20 - 8:26 AM

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Johnny Oduya (ankle) isn't available on Thursday.

Oduya aggravated his ankle injury during Thursday's game. His absence has allowed Jordie Benn to dress Thursday night.
Jan 19 - 6:39 PM

Johnny Oduya aggravated an ankle injury Tuesday against the New York Rangers.

The injury will keep him out against the Islanders on Thursday night. Oduya missed 10 games from Nov. 21-Dec. 10 with the same injury. Jordie Benn is slated to step into the lineup in Oduya's place. It is also projected that Stephen Johns and/or Patrik Nemeth could see additional minutes during Oduya's absence.
Jan 19 - 9:28 AM

Johnny Oduya (undisclosed) won't play on Thursday.

Oduya sustained the injury during Tuesday's contest against the Rangers. He has a goal and seven points in 36 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 18 - 1:27 PM

Johnny Oduya exited Tuesday's game against the Rangers because of an undisclosed injury.

He saw just 8:41 of ice time in the match before leaving the Stars with five defenders. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 18 - 11:41 AM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) played on Tuesday.

Oduya was regarded as a game-time decision. In the end he had a minus-two rating in 18:32 minutes of ice time.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 02:04:00 AM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) will take part in the pregame warmup Tuesday night.

That will make him a game-time decision to play against St. Louis. Oduya participated in the Stars' optional skate after he aggravated a lower-body ailment on Saturday.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 05:55:00 PM

Johnny Oduya didn't skate Monday after he aggravated a lower-body injury.

The ailment prevented him for 10 games before he was able to return on Dec. 11. Oduya appeared in four contests since then, but now he is back on the sidelines.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 10:42:00 AM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) didn't participate in Monday's practice.

Oduya was on the ice after the Stars' morning skate though. He's still day-to-day, but will probably miss Tuesday's contest.
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 04:47:00 PM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) isn't on the ice for the Stars Monday morning practice.

Oduya missed part of Saturday's game due to the injury. It's not clear what his status is for Tuesday's game, but for now we're erring on the side of caution by listing him as day-to-day.
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 11:45:00 AM

Johnny Oduya returns to the Stars' blue line on Sunday against the Blackhawks.

The 35-year-old defender is off to a slow start with just five points in 19 games. Expect him to begin to turn it around and serve as a viable depth defender for your squad.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 05:35:00 PM

Johnny Oduya has not been ruled out for Sunday's game against Chicago.

He seems to have recovered from a lower-body injury and may in fact suit up against the Hawks. Stay tuned for updates closer to the 7:00 pm EST staring time.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 12:31:00 PM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) will not play in both halves of the Stars' back-to-back set this weekend.

Oduya will probably still return this weekend. It seems more likely that he'll play on Sunday if Stars coach Lindy Ruff doesn't want to use him to play on back-to-back days, but it's still possible that Oduya will play on Saturday and then just rest Sunday.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 03:01:00 PM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) might be ready to play this weekend.

He skated on the team's fourth defense pairing Wednesday. Oduya has been sidelined since Nov. 19 because of a lower-body injury.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 01:59:00 PM

Johnny Oduya (lower body) might skate on Tuesday.

Oduya hasn't played since Nov. 19, but he's getting closer to rejoining the Stars. He has a goal and five points in 19 games this season.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 01:36:00 PM

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