STARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ryan Getzlaf’s mouth a mangled mess after taking slap shot to face (photo)

During Game 1 of the Anaheim Ducks’ Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday, team captain Ryan Getzlaf suffered a deep facial laceration after a slap shot off the stick of Tyler Seguin caught him up high late in the third period of the team’s 4-3 win. (video here). On Thursday, Getzlaf’s […] The post Ryan Getzlaf’s mouth a mangled mess...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf drilled by slap shot right in the face (video)

In the latest of about a million examples demonstrating the toughness of hockey players, Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was drilled directly in the face by a slap shot off the stick of Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin. The scary incident occurred as time was running down in the third period with the Ducks holding […] The post Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf drilled by slap shot...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Morning After: Game 1 - Ducks 4, Stars 3

There were plenty of people who went to bed in Texas last night thinking that the Stars were exposed badly by the competition last night and outclassed on their way to a humbling defeat. And those people did get the part right about being defeated. Otherwise, the later the Stars wandered into the California night, the more capable they appeared and the more confident they played...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Sleeps Through First Period Against Anaheim

I'm not a morning person. I'm a snooze button person. I'm a "roll over ninety times and try to avoid ever getting out of bed person. Last night, so were the Dallas Stars. The entire first period was one big snooze button they kept slapping over and over. Finally they woke up, but not until the second period, when it was rapidly becoming too late to change their...
Via Puckrant.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dillon Out for Stars

The Dallas Stars are ready to go. After battling down the stretch to secure the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Stars are now ready to open their first round series against the top-seeded Ducks tonight at Honda Center in Anaheim. “They feel loose, good spirit. I don’t get any feeling that they are uptight,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. “We’ve had a couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Modano Sends Out Funny Tweet Referencing Cameo In The Mighty Ducks

The Dallas Stars legend Mike Modano is truly a gem on Twitter and this tweet is a perfect example. A clever tweet that references his cameo in The Mighty Ducks, as well as something relevant to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which start tonight. The post Mike Modano Sends Out Funny Tweet Referencing Cameo In The Mighty Ducks appeared first on Diehardsport.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What Stars legend Mike Modano really said in 'The Mighty Ducks'

Dallas Stars legend Mike Modano is thrilled to see his former team back in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2008. And the Anaheim Ducks couldn't be a more perfect first round opponent to get Modano pumped up for Game 1 on Wednesday. Early in his career when the franchise was still in Minnesota, Modano made a cameo appearance in the 1992 movie "The Mighty...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kari Lehtonen Can Once Again Prove Doubters Wrong

from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, Lehtonen last was in the postseason in 2007 as a member of the Atlanta Thrashers. Just 23 at the time, he had helped the Thrashers make the playoffs for the first time by forging a 34-24-9 record. In the opening game against the New York Rangers, he lost a 4-2 contest and was replaced by Johan Hedberg in Game 2. In Game 3, he returned...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Dallas Stars Made the Playoffs

Six years. It’s been six years since the Dallas Stars made the Stanley Cup playoffs, but finally the streak is over. The streak that has seen three coaching changes ended April 11, 2014 when the Dallas Stars defeated the St. Louis Blues 3-0. There have been many tough seasons since the Stars have made the postseason but there have been several aspects that have led them back into...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars beat Blues, clinch first NHL playoff berth in six years

For the first time in six years, the Stanley Cup Playoffs will return to Dallas. With a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday at the American Airlines Center, the Stars clinched the final playoff spot, the second wild-card berth, over Phoenix. As the Stars celebrated in the locker room after breaking their franchise-record playoff drought, no one could have appreciated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Playoffs in their Future?

Tonight, the Dallas Stars were in a game against the St. Louis Blues that could potentially be a playoff berth for the Stars. For quite some time, they have been in a race for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference, with the Phoenix Coyotes who have been hot on Dallas’ tail all season.The reason I feel they are in this position lies in the roster.  Last year when the...
Via Route4Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars make the playoffs for first time in six years, are ecstatic about it

The Dallas Stars made the playoffs for the first time since 2008 by defeating the St. Louis Blues 3-0, bumping the Phoenix Coyotes out of the playoff mix and setting the set of 16 teams that will battle for the Stanley Cup starting next Wednesday, and after the game, DallasStars.com's Mark Stepneski reports that the Stars were nothing less than ecstatic about their achievement...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues blanked by Stars 3-0

DALLAS -- Trevor Daley had a goal and an assist, Kari Lehtonen recorded his fifth shutout of the season, and the Dallas Stars clinched their first playoff berth since 2008 with a 3-0 victory against the St. Louis Blues on Friday night. The Stars missed the postseason a franchise-record five straight seasons after never going more than one without a playoff trip since moving to Dallas...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars inch closer to playoffs with SO win vs. Preds

  The Dallas Stars coughed up the lead not once but twice, but in the end it was Tyler Seguin who bailed them out of what was a pretty sloppy performance in a 3-2 shootout win against the Nashville Predators at American Airlines Center on Tuesday night. With that victory, the Stars' 39th of the season, Dallas now moves two points ahead of the Phoenix Coyotes, who lost 3-2 in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gassed Stars blow 2-0 lead, fall in Florida

The Dallas Stars blew a 2-0 lead early in the second period and ended their five-game road trip with a disappointing 3-2 loss at the Florida Panthers on Sunday afternoon. Dallas, who was playing the tail end of a back-to-back after getting a big win over the playoff bound-Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night, struck early when captain Jamie Benn made it 1-0 just 45 seconds into...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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