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Eakin could get another four games centering the Stars' second line with Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reporting that Jason Spezza may not practice until the end of next week.
Eakin was held off the board, but contributed three shots and four hits to Tuesday's overtime win against Minnesota.
Eakin didn't have a point again in Saturday's overtime loss to the Sharks. It was his blown coverage that led to the overtime goal.
Eakin had an assist, went plus-2, had two penalty minutes, and notched three shots on goal against the Flyers on Friday.
Eakin grabbed his sixth goal of the year on one of two shots in Friday's win over the Capitals.
Eakin was moved up to the Stars' top line with Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin during practice on Wednesday, reports Mark Stepneski of the team's official site.
Eakin was demoted to the third line for Thursday's game against Tampa, but still delivered a goal and a power-play assist.
Eakin finished Thursday's preseason loss to Tampa Bay with three shots, a minus-1 rating, a hit and two blocked shots through 18:32 of ice time.