Stars lose defenceman Nicklas Grossman to lower-body injury in 1st period

DALLAS – Dallas Stars defenceman Nicklas Grossman left Sunday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period with a lower-body injury and did not return.

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Grossman starts with Stephane Robidas on Dallas’ top defence pair, and the Stars had to shuffle their defencemen to compensate for Grossman’s absence.