• Gets back on the ice

    News: Travis Moen got into Sunday's preseason match for the Stars after missing most of training camp with a sore knee. He scored a goal and getting into a fight.
    Analysis: Travis Moen had a rough year last season, battling through injuries and getting traded to Dallas in November. This season hasn't started much better with him missing most of training camp, but once he got into the lineup he had an immediate impact. That's great for the Stars, just don't read too much into that single performance. Moen has crossed 20 points just once in his 11-year career.
  • Stars' Moen Could Miss Start Of Camp

    News: Travis Moen is in danger of missing the start of Dallas' training camp due to a minor knee injury, NHL.com's Mark Stepneski reports.
    Analysis: Travis Moen should be considered day-to-day with the ailment. The 33-year-old winger registered nine points (three goals, six assists) in 34 games with the Stars last season. Once healthy, he will likely return to his bottom-six role with the team.
  • Stars' Moen Pots Two Points In Win

    News: Travis Moen scored his third goal of the season and had an assist in Saturday's win over the Predators.
    Analysis: Travis Moen has now scored in back-to-back games after missing significant time with an upper-body injury. Don't get too excited though, as the 32-year-old has just nine points in 42 games and is currently being used in a fourth-line role. Considering he's never potted more than 11 goals in his career, Moen retains fantasy value in only the very deepest of leagues.
  • Stars' Moen Now Healthy

    News: Travis Moen (upper body) was deemed to be a healthy scratch in Monday's win over the Sabres, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
    Analysis: After he was activated from injured reserve last Thursday, the implication seemed to be that Travis Moen was healthy, but he still hasn't been used in the Stars' last three games. Instead, it appears to be just a case where coach Lindy Ruff opted to stick with his current lineup, which has begun to gel in March. Moen could have a decent chance at playing Wednesday in Calgary if Jamie Benn's undisclosed injury ends up keeping him out of action.
  • Stars' Moen (Upper Body) Out Monday

    News: Travis Moen (upper body) will not play in Monday's game against the Sabres.
    Analysis: Travis Moen was recently taken off the IR but still hasn't played since Feb. 17. Nevertheless, his next opportunity to get back on the ice will be against the Flames on Wednesday.
  • Stars Activate Moen From IR

    News: Travis Moen (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Thursday.
    Analysis: Travis Moen didn't skate on a regular line during Thursday's morning skate and isn't expected to play later in the evening against the Penguins, but his activation from IR indicates he could soon be back in the lineup. The winger, who has six points over 40 games this season, will usually be confined to a fourth-line role when he gets the chance to play.
  • Stars' Moen Practices Tuesday

    News: Travis Moen (upper body) was present for Tuesday's practice, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
    Analysis: Travis Moen wasn't a full participant in the session, but coach Lindy Ruff said that the winger could take some contact in the near future. He's missed the last 13 games due to the injury.
  • Stars' Moen Progressing Slowly

    News: Coach Lindy Ruff said Travis Moen (upper body) is not progressing from his injury as quickly as the Stars anticipated, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
    Analysis: Travis Moen resumed skating earlier this week, but Ruff's words would seem to suggest that he's still a bit far from a return to full-contact practice. The winger, who spent time on IR earlier this month with a lower-body ailment, returned to action Feb. 14 and lasted only three games before sustaining the new injury.
  • Stars' Moen Resumes Skating

    News: Travis Moen (upper body) resumed skating Wednesday, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
    Analysis: While it represents a positive step in the recovery process for Travis Moen, it still sounds like he's not as far along as the Stars' other injured wingers who are skating, Ales Hemsky and Patrick Eaves. Moen's return to action probably won't come until next week at the earliest.
  • Stars' Moen To Miss Time

    News: Travis Moen could miss extended time with an upper-body injury, NHL.com's Mark Stepneski reports.
    Analysis: With Travis Moen, who has six points and 18 PIM in 40 games banged up, the Stars are in line to call up a forward from the AHL later on Wednesday.