The Dallas Stars are without one of their key offseason acquisitions to start training camp.
Rich Peverley, acquired in the seven-player blockbuster with Boston in early July, has been held out of the start of camp after a ‘blip’ on his EKG during physical testing, according to Stars Inside Edge.
EKG (short for electrocardiography) is the measure of the heart’s electrical activity — the one where they attach electrodes to the surface of the skin and measure rates with an external device.
Peverley, 31, is expected to be a big part of Dallas’ remade roster this season. He’s slotted in to be the No. 2 or 3 center after new Stars GM Jim Nill completely revamped the position, acquiring fellow ex-Bruins teammate Tyler Seguin, then dealing for former Oilers captain Shawn Horcoff.
According to the Dallas Morning News, Peverley will be “checked out further” regarding the EKG results. No…
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