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Cody Eakin | Center

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/24/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
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Restricted free agent Cody Eakin is taking part in workouts in Winnipeg.
He notched 16 goals and 19 assists in 81 game last campaign. However, negotiations could get complicated because now his role on the team has changed with the off-season acquisition of Jason Spezza. Eakin is expected to be bumped to the third line this year. If something isn't worked out quickly then he could be a no-show for the start of training camp. Sep 18 - 1:05 PM

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Cody Eakin still needs a contract from the Dallas Stars.

He's a restricted free agent after completing his entry-level deal, so a two-year, bridge contract is a very good possibility. Negotiations will probably ramp up as training camp draws closer. Eakin lost some bargaining power when the Stars acquired Jason Spezza in the off-season because now he's projected to center the third line instead of the second unit.
Aug 29 - 2:10 PM

Cody Eakin is expected to fall to the third line now that Jason Spezza has been added to the Dallas Stars.

That's good news for the Stars because it helps solidify their bottom-six, but obviously it'll be less pleasant for Eakin owners. He had 16 goals and 35 points in 81 games last season and isn't worth drafting in standard fantasy leagues.
Jul 2 - 9:14 AM

Cody Eakin generated a goal and an assist in Game 6 versus Anaheim.

He scored a power-play goal in the first period and earned an assist on Ryan Garbutt's tally to give Dallas a 3-1 lead. The Ducks rallied late in the third to win the game 5-4 in overtime and eliminated the Stars in six games. Eakin, who was playing in his first Stanley Cup Playoffs, concluded the series with five points. He had 16 markers and 35 points in 81 matches during the regular season.
Apr 28 - 12:13 PM

Cody Eakin's first career goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was the game winner on Wednesday night.

He scored at the 6:22 mark of the third period after the Stars rallied from a 2-0 deficit. Eakin has three points in four playoff games against Anaheim.
Apr 24 - 12:07 PM

Cody Eakin is excited to make his NHL playoff debut on Wednesday night.

"I love playoff hockey," he said. "I really do think it brings out the best in you and makes you a better player. It's just an exciting time." His experience with postseason play is in the AHL and WHL, but the intensity remains in the same in the NHL. Eakin had 16 goals and 35 points for the Stars in 81 games this year.
Apr 16 - 9:30 AM

Cody Eakin scored for the Stars in their 3-1 win over Ottawa on Saturday.

He had no goals and one assist in his last nine games. Eakin is having his best offensive season in 2013-14 with 14 markers and 31 points in 69 contests.
Mar 23 - 7:12 AM

Cody Eakin (foot) returned to action on Sunday March 16.

Eakin missed Friday's game due to the ailment. He had an assist in the Stars' 7-2 loss on Sunday.
Mar 17 - 1:28 AM

Coach Lindy Ruff believes that Cody Eakin (foot) will be available to play Sunday.

"I would anticipate him being ready to play," Ruff said. "We got him out there, he felt pretty good, and as a precaution I told him to go off and get an off-ice workout." He missed Friday's game with a foot injury on a blocked shot.
Mar 15 - 5:14 PM

Cody Eakin did skate a little Saturday morning but left the ice before the official Dallas practice.

He is dealing with some kind of lower-body injury. That said, there is a good chance Eakin will be able to play Sunday against the Jets.
Mar 15 - 12:53 PM

Cody Eakin (lower body) will not be able to play on Friday.

Eakin's injury is being described as day-to-day. He has 13 goals and 29 points in 65 games this season.
Mar 14 - 2:05 PM

Cody Eakin missed practice Thursday with a lower-body injury.

He was hit by a puck Tuesday in St. Louis and is doubtful to play Friday. "It's nothing that serious, but it's in a bad spot," coach Lindy Ruff said. He has 13 goals and 29 points in 65 games this campaign. He has a goal and two assists in his last 14 contests.
Mar 13 - 4:06 PM

Cody Eakin had an assist in a 2-0 victory in Saturday's game against Anaheim.

Eakin snapped a three-game mini-point drought. He has 12 goals and 27 points in 55 contests this season.
Feb 2 - 9:53 AM

Cody Eakin will likely play against the Penguins Saturday night.

He left Thursday's game and missed Friday's practice due to an upper-body injury but seems ready to return Saturday night. The Stars re-assigned Dustin Jeffrey to Texas of the AHL, an indication that Eakin is good to go. Activate him if you need him.
Jan 25 - 1:57 PM

Cody Eakin (upper body) missed Friday's practice.

Eakin left Thursday's game after suffering a high hit from Toronto's Colton Orr. Even after missing Friday's skate, Stars coach Lindy Ruff thinks he'll play on Saturday. "We just kept him off on maintenance," Ruff said.
Jan 24 - 4:31 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
5Travis Morin
LW1Jamie Benn
2Erik Cole
3Antoine Roussel
4Shawn Horcoff
RW1Valeri Nichushkin
2Ales Hemsky
3Ryan Garbutt
4Colton Sceviour
5Patrick Eaves
6Rich Peverley
D1Alex Goligoski
2Trevor Daley
3Sergei Gonchar
4Brenden Dillon
5Jordie Benn
6Kevin Connauton
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Anders Lindback