The Dallas Stars are hoping Valeri Nichushkin (hip) will be able to return sometime in March.
Valeri Nichushkin was back in Dallas on Friday and seemed to be pain-free following his November hip surgery.
Valeri Nichushkin needs hip surgery and is expected to miss four months.
The Dallas Stars have placed Valeri Nichushkin on injured reserve.
Valeri Nichushkin will stay off the ice for at least 2-3 days to allow his strained groin muscle to heal.
Valeri Nichushkin's hip/groin issue is bothering him again.
Valeri Nichushkin played in his first game since Oct. 11 on Tuesday night in a 3-1 loss to Los Angeles.
Look for Valeri Nichushkin (hip/groin) to play in Tuesday's game.
Valeri Nichushkin is back up with the Dallas Stars after playing in two AHL games over the weekend.
The eventual return to the lineup of Valeri Nichushkin may prompt Dallas coach Lindy Ruff to shuffle his top two lines.
Valeri Nichushkin (hip/groin) will play for AHL Texas on Friday.
Valeri Nichushkin (hip/groin) has been activated by the Stars and sent to AHL Texas on a conditioning assignment.
Valeri Nichushkin (hip/groin) was on the ice for practice Monday.
Valeri Nichushkin (hip/groin) has been skating on his own and he's making progress.