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Jason Dickinson talks about his season. Plus, the Stars had picture day yesterday, and prospect Landon Bow made the ECHL All-Rookie Team.

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After picking up a goal in the Stars’ win over the Coyotes on Tuesday, Jason Dickinson talked about feeling more comfortable with the team and the process of returning from offseason hip surgery.

"It's been a work in progress all year," he said.

The surgery kept him out of the lineup until early November, and he missed the first eight games with the Texas Stars of the AHL. And once he started playing, it took another couple of months before finally got going.

Dickinson, who’s logged 30 points (9G, 21A) in 55 games with the Texas Stars this season, also discussed his goals going forward.

"The goal every year is to try to make Dallas," he said. "But right now the main goal is to focus on getting my strength up to where it could be this summer and taking it from there. Obviously, last summer I had to miss a lot of training, so this summer is going to be huge for me. I am just worried about getting myself back to where I need to be."

There’s plenty more at the link. [Stars]

Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Stars face off against the Predators.

The Stars’ lack of success against other Central Division teams played a big part in their disappointing season. [SportsDayDFW]

Stars prospect Nick Caamano picked up an assist in his first game with the Texas Stars, who beat the Condors 4-3.

Julius Honka is willing to put in extra work to succeed in the NHL. [Wrong Side of the Red Line]

The WHL will host a Prospect Combine in Dallas from May 20-21, 2017. [WHL]

Congrats to Landon Bow, who earned a spot on the ECHL All-Rookie Team.

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is currently in intensive care. [Buffalo News]

Elliotte Friedman shares 30 new thoughts, which cover everything from the Olympics to Tom Gaglardi and his son, who has Type 1 Diabetes. [Sportsnet]

After spilling a fan’s beer, Henrik Zetterberg offered his own form of apology.

Are the Panthers due for another coaching change? [The Hockey News]

The Capitals clinched their second straight Presidents’ Trophy. [Sportsnet]

Despite suffering a lower-body injury, Joe Thornton says he’ll be ready for the playoffs. [NHL]

And finally, check out all of the pics from Team Photo Day.