The Stars reached a two-year deal with Krys Barch to keep him from becoming a free agent.
Dallas Stars owner Tom Hicks discusses the team's financial situation and potential sale.
Stars promote Jamie Benn to the No. 2 line, while Mike Modano will move to the fourth line.
Stars center Mike Ribeiro suffered a throat contusion and is expected to miss up to six weeks.
Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow named to Team Canada for 2010 Winter Olympics
Dallas' James Neal will meet with NHL officials Friday for his boarding penalty on Derek Dorsett
Fabian Brunnstrom (shoulder) will not play Thursday, but James Neal to return for Stars.
Stars center Brad Richards will miss at least Monday's game against Los Angeles with a sore groin.