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Dallas Stars Predictions: Least Successful Defenseman

The Dallas Stars’ season is quickly approaching and that entails predictions of all kinds. Including but not limited to the expected best and worst players on the team. Defense has never been Dallas’ strong suit, but this season they look to have a better group together than in year’s past. That doesn’t, however, mean there […] Dallas Stars Predictions: Least Successful...
Via Blackout Dallas
1 hour ago

Dallas Stars Complete World Cup Schedule For Players

The World Cup of Hockey is less than one month away from kicking off, and five Dallas Stars players will be representing. Here is the schedule for each of their countries. It’s almost time for hockey again. On September 17, the World Cup of Hockey will meet in Toronto and kick off a two-week tournament […] Dallas Stars Complete World Cup Schedule For Players - Blackout Dallas...
Via Blackout Dallas
18 hours ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: How Will Losing Vernon Fiddler and Alex Goligoski Affect Stars?

Mike Heika discusses how the Stars can fill holes left by offseason departures. Plus, will Jere Lehtinen’s number be retired? And Jimmy Vesey signed with the Rangers. In his most recent Stars chat, Mike Heika covered everything from summer moves in the Central Division to how the Stars might fill holes left by the departures of Alex Goligoski and Vernon Fiddler. Question: What...
Via Defending Big D
1 day ago

Dallas Stars’ Upgraded Roster Puts Ruff In Spotlight

The Dallas Stars are a strong hockey team that seems to keep getting stronger with each passing year. This newly found strength gives the Stars’ coach a perfect opportunity to do something big. In the year 1997, Lindy Ruff began his coaching career in hockey. After capping off a successful 12-year playing career in 1991, Ruff […] Dallas Stars’ Upgraded Roster Puts Ruff In...
Via Blackout Dallas
1 day ago

Rumor Roundup: Stars won’t make any changes in goal before season starts

At the start of this NHL off-season, the woeful performance of Dallas Stars goaltenders Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi generated talk of a possible change between the pipes. They had the worst combined goals-against (2.78) of the 16 teams entering the 2016 playoffs. Their woeful 3.23 GAA was a significant factor in the Stars’ second-round elimination. According to NBC Sports’...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

Why Leaving John Klingberg Out Is Logical

After 58 points in 76 games in the 2015-16 season, which was enough to reach top five among the best scoring defensemen in the NHL, John Klingberg of the Dallas Stars ended up at sixth place in the Norris Trophy Award voting. He was beaten by only one other Swede (Erik Karlsson) in that list, while names such as Victor Hedman and Oliver Ekman-Larsson appeared below him....
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Stars Can’t Wait to See Roope Hintz In Texas

Roope Hintz has had a busy summer, and it’s only getting busier. After impressing observers at the Dallas Stars Prospect Development Camp in July, the 2015 second-round pick is already playing preseason games in Finland’s top league with HIFK. Just being at the Sports Club Comrades’ training camp was a big step forward from last summer, when a back injury kept Hintz off the...
Via Defending Big D
4 days ago

Video: Antoine Roussel surprises a young fan at his birthday party

Dallas Star forward Antoine Roussel might be a pest on the ice, but off of the ice he seems like a pretty great dude. Recently he surprised a young fan by showing up at his birthday party to play some broom hockey. Best. Birthday. Ever.@Rous_anthttps://t.co/USLYRBNxgI — Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) August 16, 2016 A Stars fan named Tommy wrote to Roussel asking if he’d appear...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why next season’s Dallas Stars have a higher ceiling – and a lower floor

Ending a season with a 6-1 home loss in a Game 7 obviously leaves a bitter aftertaste. But it could’ve been worse for the Dallas Stars. The lopsided letdown in the Central Division final was embarrassing but hardly signified the end of something. Quite the opposite. The Stars are beginning something: an era of what might be sustained dominance. There’s an excellent chance we...
Via The Hockey News
7 days ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Esa Lindell and Other Undersung Prospects

A litany of the “late bloomers” who are due for a big-league impact. Plus, Shea Weber in Habs country, and Tyler Seguin at summer camp. It’s easy to get caught up in the imagined futures of our favorite Dallas Stars prospects. So easy, in fact, that it can be a surprise when these same prospects show up on lists of incoming sleeper agents for the rest of the NHL to look out...
Via Defending Big D
8 days ago

Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak credits Drake after winning silver medal

16-year-old Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak took home the silver medal in the women’s 100m butterfly on Sunday and made sure to stay true to her roots in victory. Oleksiak took to Twitter on Monday to say that she may or may not have prayed to the 6 God himself, Canadian icon Drake, before her race. May or may not have prayed to the 6ix god before my race last night..#worthit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Nichushkin really a steal for the Dallas Stars?

At 21 years of age Valeri Nichushkin will be entering his fourth season in the NHL for the Dallas Stars, still needing to prove to the team why he was a top ten pick. Considered one of the steals of the 2013 NHL entry draft at the time the Stars had high hopes for Nichushkin to blossom into an offensive weapon to add to their already explosive arsenal, but following a solid rookie...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Russell waiting on teams to clear cap space before signing a new contract

One of the most coveted defenseman on the free agent market is still waiting for a new contract. According to Darren Dreger of TSN.ca, former Dallas Stars defenseman Kris Russell is now waiting on teams to clear cap room to sign him. Kris Russell camp is still waiting for a few teams to clear money. Free agency can be a tough waiting game. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) August...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Alternate captain candidates

With the offseason departures of Vernon Fiddler and Alex Goligoski the Stars lost their two alternate captains retaining only Jamie Benn as the Captain of the Stars. The Stars have plenty of candidates when it comes to naming the next two alternate captains, so here I look at a few that are likely. Jason Spezza: Spezza served one year as an alternate captain before becoming the captain...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight more years of Jamie Benn for the Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars are beginning to make a habit of announcing big news at their annual Party in The Park. This time revealing banners from last seasons first place finish in the Western Conference and more importantly announcing the new contract of captain Jamie Benn. Heading into next season Jamie Benn would have been in the final season of his contract, but he had previously stated...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn’s skills finally recognized with massive contract extension

Jamie Benn recently received a massive eight-year, $76 million contract extension which will pay the forward an average of $9.5 million each season beginning in 2017-18. Benn, who will now be under contract through the 2024-25 season, is receiving a massive raise compared to his previous average salary of $5.25 million a season. Does Benn deserve such a large raise? Did the Stars...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn signs 8-year extension with Stars

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn signed an eight-year, $76 million contract extension Friday.The team announced the deal a day after Benn had surgery to repair an abdominal muscle injury."The Stars are the only organization I know and Dallas is home to me," Benn said in a statement. "In working with the Gaglardi family and (general manager) Jim Nill, they have...
Via Associated Press
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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