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Oilers-Stars Game 6 Notebook: DeBoer opts to add rookie Bourque to his lineup
Eric Francis
With his team fighting to keep its season alive, the Stars coach surprised many when he said on Sunday morning he’ll be inserting AHL MVP Mavrik Bourque into his lineup for Game 6. 
Stars' road success should provide hope for staving off elimination
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Stars losing control after showing no pushback in Game 5
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This time there was no pushback. No semblance of a rally. Down 3-2 to the Oilers, the Stars are in trouble alright. Not just because they are in a do-or-die situation, but because of the way they got there.
Oilers-Stars Game 5 Notebook: Tanev question looms as key clash approaches
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There’s no bigger question surrounding Game 5 than whether Dallas Stars defenceman Chris Tanev will be healthy enough to play vs. the Edmonton Oilers. Mark Spector and Eric Francis cover that and the latest in the series.
Stars would have big hole to fill if Tanev misses Game 5
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Stars need to 'reset' after Oilers flip script in Game 4
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After the latest roller coaster of a game in the Western Conference Final, the Oilers are back in the series. The Stars did accomplish what they wanted in Alberta, regaining home ice advantage. But they know they have to better in Game 5.
Oilers-Stars Game 4 Notebook: Roster shakeup, curt Nurse, Dallas even-keel
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The Edmonton Oilers appear to be shaking things up a tad heading into Game 4 vs. the Dallas Stars. Mark Spector and Eric Francis set up the big game.
Stars brimming with confidence heading into Game 4 vs. Oilers
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Stars' Robertson regains scoring touch in comeback win over Oilers
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With his club on the ropes Monday night following a first period that saw the host Oilers feed off the energy of a raucous crowd to lead 2-0, Jason Robertson found his scoring touch just in time to start — and end — a stirring come-from-behind victory. “He was having one of those nights."