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    Meet the players Bruins acquired from Dallas

    Loui Eriksson, right,  is considered strong defensively with an offensive touch.
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    Loui Eriksson, right, is considered strong defensively with an offensive touch.

    LOUI ERIKSSON

    Age: 27; Height: 6-2; Weight: 196; Position: Right wing/left shot

    Considered strong defensively with an offensive touch, and will hit the net with his shot, unlike Rich Peverley . . . Good in the corners and will win puck battles . . . Kills penalties and was on the Stars’ power play . . . An assistant captain with the Stars . . . Native of Sweden scored a career-high 36 goals in 2008-09 . . . Tied for second on offensively starved Stars with 29 points in 2012-13 . . . Has 22 games of postseason experience, with four goals and five assists . . . Averaged 20 minutes, 7 seconds of ice time last season . . . The Stars’ second-round pick, 33d overall, in 2003 . . . On the books the next three seasons for $4.6 million, $4.5 million, and $4.5 million, according to capgeek.com.

    REILLY SMITH

    Age: 22; Height: 6-0; Weight: 185; Position: Forward/Left shot

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    Played 37 games for the Stars with three goals and six assists in 2012-13 . . . The Stars’ third-round pick, 69th overall, in 2009 . . . Played on the same line with Andy Miele, the 2011 Hobey Baker Award winner, at Miami (Ohio) University . . . Speedy winger with good instincts . . . Second in the NCAA with 30 goals in 39 games in 2011-12. Also had eight winners that season.

    JOE MORROW

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    Age: 20; Height: 6-1; Weight: 204; Position: Defenseman/left shot

    Puck-moving defenseman who will carry it out of the zone . . . Pittsburgh’s first-round pick, 23d overall, in 2011 . . . Has zero NHL experience . . . Likely will play in Providence next season . . . Spent most of last season with Pittsburgh’s AHL affiliate, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and had four goals and 11 assists in 57 games . . . Traded to Stars near the deadline for Brenden Morrow (no relation).

    MATT FRASER

    Age: 23; Height: 6-1; Weight: 204; Position: Forward/Left shot

    Big-bodied winger who can bang . . . Led the WHL with 17 goals in 19 playoff games in 2010-11 . . . Had back-to-back 100-plus penalty-minute seasons with Kootenay Ice of the WHL in 2008-09 and 2009-10 . . . Had a goal and two assists in 12 games with the Stars in 2012-13.