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With Stars loss to Blues, the Calgary Flames also lose

Dallas Stars v Minnesota Wild - Game Four

ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 20: (L-R) Jason Demers #4, goalie Antti Niemi #31 and Kris Russell #2 of the Dallas Stars celebrate a win against the Minnesota Wild of Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2016 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Stars defeated the Wild 3-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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The Dallas Stars weren’t the only disappointed team when the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Western Conference Final last night.

The Calgary Flames also lost something in the Blues’ victory, since part of the return they got for trading defenseman Kris Russell to Dallas at the deadline was dependent on how the Stars did in the postseason.

If the Stars had advanced to the conference final, the Flames would’ve received Dallas’ first-round pick in this summer’s draft. Instead, the Flames will have to settle for the 55th overall selection, in the latter stages of the second round.

The Stars’ first-round pick will be the 25th overall.

Russell, 29, can become a pending unrestricted free agent if he doesn’t re-sign with Dallas by July 1.

Related: What’s next for the Dallas Stars?