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Aaron Rome | Defenseman

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/27/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 218
Contract: view contract details

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Aaron Rome left Monday's preseason game against Toronto in the first period due to a lower-body injury.
He is attending Detroit's training camp on a tryout basis, so an injury at this ime won't help his chances of earning an NHL deal. Sep 30 - 10:31 AM

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Aaron Rome has been invited to attend training camp with the Detroit Red Wings.

He picked up one assist and a minus-6 rating in 25 games for the Dallas Stars last season.
Sep 15 - 4:55 PM

Aaron Rome has successfully cleared waivers.

With that done, the Dallas Stars have bought out the final season of Rome's three-year, $4.5 million contract. He had an assist in 25 games in 2013-14.
Jun 17 - 12:13 PM

Aaron Rome has been placed on unconditional waivers with the intent to buy out the remainder of his contract.

His deal would've paid him $1.6 million next season, but now the Stars will pay him $528,000 for each of the next two years. It's expected that Dallas will use a compliance buyout on Rome, so the team won't take a cap hit from the transaction. Dallas GM Jim Nil said the team doesn't plan to use another buyout. Rome appeared in just 25 games with the Stars last season.
Jun 16 - 1:43 PM

Aaron Rome (lower body) returned to Dallas' lineup on Sunday.

He sat out seven games with a lower-body ailment. Rome earned 20:19 of ice time, while finishing with a minus-1 rating and three blocks.
Apr 14 - 1:54 AM

Aaron Rome is still listed as day-to-day.

He likely won't play Sunday against Florida due to a lower-body injury that has kept him from playing since the first of the month.
Apr 6 - 12:35 PM

Aaron Rome isn't projected to play Tuesday night because of an undisclosed lower-body injury.

Dallas called up Patrik Nemeth from the minors on Monday and coach Lindy Ruff expects him to suit up against Washington.
Apr 1 - 8:59 AM

Aaron Rome will not play Saturday night against Phoenix.

It looks as if Kevin Connauton will take the last spot on the Stars' defense Saturday night. We know this will not make much of a fantasy impact but we can't help ourselves from telling you this stuff.
Feb 8 - 1:14 PM

Aaron Rome, who missed Dallas' last three games due to an upper-body injury, will return to action Saturday night against the Wild.

He will likely take the place of the injured Sergei Gonchar. Rome has only marginal fantasy value as he gets the odd penalty.
Jan 18 - 12:31 PM

Aaron Rome (upper body) will return to Dallas' lineup on Friday.

Rome was sidelined for two games. He has no fantasy value in standard leagues.
Jan 10 - 12:34 PM

Aaron Rome (upper body) will join the team in New York and he's poised to return to the lineup.

He didn't play on Monday and it's unclear if he'll be back in the lineup on Thursday. If he doesn't play Thursday then he should be back on Friday. The Stars returned Cameron Gaunce to the minors on Thursday to make room for him.
Jan 9 - 6:08 PM

Aaron Rome (lower body) has been taken off injured reserve and he'll be back in Dallas' lineup on Friday night.

He has missed the past four games with a lower-body injury. Rome had hip surgery and sports hernia surgery in the summer and he aggravated his hip on Dec. 16 against Colorado. "It's more of my own fault than anything, I tried to make a hip check, and that's probably not the best thing to do at this stage," Rome said. "I just need to stay physical and have a good gap, and find a different way to hit guys along the boards." He's expected to be paired with Jordie Benn against Nashville.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 05:30:00 PM

Aaron Rome (lower body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Rome will miss Saturday and Monday's game as a result. He has no points in three games this season.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 05:28:00 PM

Aaron Rome appeared to hurt his leg in Monday's loss to Colorado.

Rome, who was playing in just third game of the year following off-season hip surgery, exited the contest in the first period and he didn't return. He's not expected to play in Tuesday's rematch versus the Avalanche. Jordie Benn will probably play in his place if Rome can't suit up.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 08:14:00 AM

Aaron Rome will make his season debut Thursday when the Stars play in Nashville.

He underwent off-season hip surgery and suffered a lower-body injury during his time in the minors. Rome skated in 27 games with Dallas during the lockout-shortened season.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 01:48:00 PM

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