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Marty Turco staying upbeat on bench

Updated: March 17, 2011, 3:22 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

DALLAS -- This was supposed to be another happy -- and considering the time of season, a dramatic -- homecoming for Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marty Turco, who played for nine seasons with the Dallas Stars.

But Turco, who signed a free-agent contract last summer to be the Blackhawks' No. 1 goaltender, is resigned to being a backup. It's a role he accepted months ago, when coach Joel Quenneville tabbed Corey Crawford as No. 1.

"We're in Dallas, Texas," an exhausted Turco said ...

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