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Dallas Stars 2015-16 Player Grades: Cody Eakin

The Stars asked a lot of Cody Eakin this season. How did he answer the bell? Cody Eakin has played 289 games for the Dallas Stars. After being acquired from Washington in the Mike Ribeiro trade, his role in Dallas has grown modestly each year. Eakin went from being a "pit bull" to shouldering first line centerman duties during the Stars stretch run while Tyler Seguin was injured. Most would argue that the hat Eakin was ask to wear during the last 2 months of season, was too big. Or the wrong color. Or just altogether the wrong style. Cody Eakin had his most successful season as a...

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