Hanley (undisclosed) is participating in pregame warmups and appears set to play Tuesday against Detroit, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Hanley has yet to suit up for game action this season, but he's taking line rushes on the third pairing with Andrej Sekera and appears likely to play. With eight points in 46 NHL contests over the last five seasons, we wouldn't plan for much of a fantasy contribution from the 29-year-old, however.
Hanley (undisclosed) took the ice for practice Wednesday, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Hanley missed eight days with the undisclosed injury, but he's ready to go. With the Stars' first three games of the year delayed by a COVID-19 outbreak among the team's players, Hanley may have a chance to play in their first few games. Fantasy managers won't need Hanley's services, as his two assists in eight games last year were his first points since 2015-16.
Hanley (undisclosed) has been deemed unfit to participate in Tuesday's practice, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
The Stars won't be releasing any specifics regarding Hanley's undisclosed issue, but at this point there's no reason to believe he's dealing with anything serious. Either way, the 29-year-old only appeared in eight games with Dallas last season, posting two helpers over that span, so there's no reason for virtual managers to monitor his status.
Hanley scored a goal in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Hanley had not tallied at the NHL level in any of his previous 53 appearances between the regular season and playoffs. He had the opening tally Saturday just 5:40 into the first period. Hanley is the first defenseman to score his first NHL goal in the Cup Finals since Jim Paek in 1991. The 29-year-old Hanley has just two points in seven contests this postseason, and he skated only 9:42 on Saturday, so don't expect much offense from the blueliner.
Hanley registered an assist and two hits in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Golden Knights in Game 3.
Hanley had the secondary helper on Jamie Benn's third-period marker. The assist was Hanley's first career playoff point. He's been in the lineup since Taylor Fedun went down with an undisclosed injury. Hanley has seen minimal usage -- he skated only 9:24 in Thursday's contest, which makes it unlikely he'll make much of an impact for fantasy managers.
The Stars sent Hanley back to AHL Texas on Friday.
Hanley was recalled from the minor ranks Tuesday as insurance with John Klingberg day-to-day but ultimately sat in the press box and will return to the minors without another NHL game under his belt.
The Stars recalled Hanley from AHL Texas on Tuesday.
John Klingberg is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, so Hanley will be on hand as an insurance policy in case Klingberg is unable to go Wednesday against L.A. The 28-year-old blueliner has picked up two helpers in eight appearances with the big club this campaign.
Hanley has been placed on waivers for the purpose of reassignment to the AHL.
With Dallas finally getting healthier on the blue line, there's little need for the team to carry Hanley as an eighth defenseman. He'll likely clear waivers and report to the AHL, where he'll top the short list of call-ups should injuries strike the defense corps again.
Hanley has been a healthy scratch for the last four games.
Hanley is the seventh defenseman on the Stars' depth chart -- that's a role that will lead to a lot of time in the press box. The 28-year-old will likely continue to be a spectator until John Klingberg (lower body) returns, at which point he'll probably head to AHL Texas. The Ontario native has two assists in eight appearances this season.
Hanley notched an assist and two shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Avalanche.
Hanley had the secondary assist on Corey Perry's third-period goal. The 28-year-old has two assists and six PIM in six contests this year, but he may be in line for more playing time in the near future. John Klingberg is expected to be out with a lower-body injury for two weeks, so Hanley will likely remain in the lineup even when Andrej Sekera (undisclosed) returns. However, Hanley is averaging just 11:04 of ice time, and his offensive production is too low to justify a fantasy roster spot.
Hanley was promoted from AHL Texas on Monday.
Hanley was sent back to the minors Sunday, suggesting that Andrej Sekera (undisclosed) was nearing a return. With the 28-year-old blueliner quickly being called back up, it looks like he'll be in the lineup Tuesday against the Avalanche rather than Sekera.
The Stars sent Hanley down to AHL Texas on Sunday, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Hanley was recalled Oct. 24 with Andrej Sekara (undisclosed) nursing an injury, and was pointless in his three appearances. His demotion is a good sign that Sekara will be ready for Tuesday's game against Colorado. If Sekara can't go, Hanely could easily be recalled again ahead of the clash.
Hanley was recalled from AHL Texas on Thursday.
When Hanley was sent down Tuesday, it was believed to be a temporary assignment in order to get him into a game with AHL Texas. Even with the promotion, the defenseman is unlikely to get into Thursday's clash with Anaheim and could find himself moving between leagues frequently throughout the season.
Hanley was sent down to AHL Texas on Tuesday.
Hanley figures to suit up in AHL Texas' game Wednesday, but probably will be back in Dallas ahead of Thursday's matchup with Anaheim. Considering the blueliner has logged just two games for the Stars thus far, in which he averaged a meager 10:43 of ice time, the added minutes in the minors should do him some good.
Hanley recorded an assist and two hits while skating 10:20 in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Flames.
Hanley replaced Taylor Fedun in the lineup and quickly got his first point of the year with the primary assist on Joel L'Esperance's opening tally in the second period. The blueliner had 28 points (eight scores, 20 helpers) in 60 games with AHL Texas last season, but went without a point in 16 games at the NHL level. The assist Thursday was his first NHL point since the 2015-16 campaign, when he managed six apples in 10 games with the Canadiens.
Hanley was recalled from AHL Texas on Saturday.
Julius Honka is the subject of a contract dispute and Stephen Johns happens to be bogged down by a head injury, so the Stars needed a defensive reinforcement ahead of Saturday's road game versus the Blues. Hanley is no lock to play in that one, but it's still a moot point in the fantasy world, as the depth skater hasn't recorded an NHL point since his rookie campaign with the Habs in 2015.
Hanley (shoulder) is listed on Dallas' training camp roster.
Hanley missed the Stars' 2018-19 season finale due to a shoulder injury, but it was never expected to keep him sidelined for long. The 28-year-old went scoreless in 16 games with the big club last year, so he can safely be ignored in all fantasy formats.
Hanley wasn't available for Tuesday's Game 7 loss to the Blues due to a shoulder injury, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reports.
Hanley is expected to be back to 100 percent well ahead of next season's training camp, so this injury shouldn't affect his availability for the start of the 2019-20 campaign. Either way, the 27-year-old blueliner has only appeared in 38 NHL contests over the past four years, and he'll continue to be used sparingly by the big club going forward, so there's no reason for fantasy owners to keep tabs on his status.
Hanley (upper body) isn't expected to be in the lineup for Tuesday's Game 7 against St. Louis, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Stars head coach Jim Montgomery is expected to use the same lineup for Game 7 that he deployed for Game 6, which means Hanley will remain sidelined for a third consecutive contest. If Dallas is able to pull off the upset on the road Tuesday, the 27-year-old blueliner may get an opportunity to slot back into the lineup at some point during the Western Conference finals.
Hanley (upper body) hasn't been ruled out versus the Blues on Tuesday, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Hanley will travel with the team -- unlike teammate Jamie Oleksiak (lower body) -- and could be an option on the blue line. Even if fully fit, coach Jim Montgomery could decide to hold Hanley in reserve in favor of Taylor Fedun. At this point, the 27-year-old Hanley should be considered a game-time decision leading up to Game 7.
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