Dallas Stars

Reports out of Russia have confirmed that Valeri Nichushkin has re-signed with the Dallas Stars, returning to North American ice for the first time since the 2015-16 season. The two-year deal is expected to be announced on July 1. Valeri Nichushkin signed a 2-year deal with #DallasStars. Deal will be announced on Jul 1 https://t.co/phckJEjuee
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Silencing the rumor mill surrounding his future, Grand Rapids Griffins head coach Todd Nelson has accepted an assistant coach position with the Dallas Stars. Murmurs surrounded Nelson following the early closure of the Griffins’ playoff run this season. Having had an interview with the Arizona Coyotes during the 2016-17 summer break, there has been plenty of
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The Christmas break, bye week and all-star break are in the Dallas Stars’ rearview mirror. From their precarious perch in the Western Conference’s first wild card spot, the playoffs are within reach. Could general manager Jim Nill swing a deal to improve the Stars’ playoff chances between now and the February 26 trade deadline? Some
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It’s cold in Buffalo, but the Dallas Stars World Junior Championship prospects are starting to heat things up. Both of the Stars’ goalie prospects have split time with their respective teammates guarding the net. The Stars two blue line prospects are logging significant minutes, and their two forward prospects are also making a positive impact. As
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There’s no place like home for the Dallas Stars, who are 10-4-0 at the American Airlines Center this season. They struggled mightily away from Dallas last season, posting a disappointing 12-24-5 road record, and are 6-9-1 as visitors so far in 2017-18. The Stars left town after practice Sunday, heading east on a tough four-game
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The Dallas Stars had a very long week.  It began last Saturday with a satisfying 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Saturday night’s good vibes evaporated quickly, however, thanks to a Central Division nemesis. After allowing the Winnipeg Jets a 3-0 head start for the second time in five days, the Stars lacked the firepower
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Nobody said the Dallas Stars’ road to the Stanley Cup would be straight and level…or even paved, for that matter. The Stars returned home very early Friday morning, following a less-than-successful five-game road trip. Though a 2-3-0 record kept the trip out of the ‘complete disaster’ category, bookending it with losses to division rivals Colorado
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It seemed like a typical Friday night at Snuffers in Highland Village, Texas. There wasn’t a seat available at the bar as patrons chatted about the end of another work week, the movies playing next door at the AMC and the local sports scene. Making the customers’ favorite drinks from behind the bar was Kristina
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The Dallas Stars had a good, if imperfect, week. They slid past a desperate Arizona Coyotes squad with a 5-4 win Thursday night, extending their win streak to three games and boosting their record to 4-3-0. That’s good. To get Thursday’s win, however, goalie Ben Bishop had to play the role of Bonasera in The Godfather,
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The Dallas Stars were busy this summer signing arguably the two best unrestricted free agent forwards on the market to multi-year contracts. First, they signed mountainous Martin Hanzal to a three-year deal worth $14.25 million. The 30-year-old Czech native is 6 foot 6 and 230 pounds. Hanzal excels at faceoffs and brings needed help to
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After a disappointing 2016-17 season exposed the Dallas Stars’ flaws, changes were in order. Stars general manager Jim Nill took care of business between April and July, replacing Lindy Ruff with Ken Hitchcock as head coach, drafting top defense and goalie prospects Miro Heiskanen and Jake Oettinger, trading for franchise goalie Ben Bishop and veteran
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Two very important centers have made the rumor mill on Wednesday. Both very well could stay with their respective teams, but it hasn’t stopped people from speculating. What will become of both Tyler Seguin and John Tavares if the Dallas Stars and New York Islanders can’t respectively get their financing and/or priorities in order? Tyler
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Why did the Dallas Stars sign Martin Hanzal? Virtually all of the Stars’ other offseason moves are easily understood: The team needed to make a coaching change, so Ken Hitchcock was hired. To improve their last line of defense, they traded for Ben Bishop and signed him to a six-year deal before the giant goalie
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The Dallas Stars are building a formidable prospect pipeline, thanks to the Detroit Red Wings. Between 1990 and 2017, the Red Wings qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs an amazing 25 consecutive seasons. Key to that run was the ability to consistently identify and draft NHL-caliber talent, whether near the bottom of the first round
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The first few weeks that follow after the Stanley Cup Final could involve the most wheeling and dealing in recent memory, according to Pierre LeBrun. On ESPN radio, LeBrun said that the period between June 15 and July 2 could be the busiest in NHL history. The upcoming expansion draft coupled with an NHL draft with
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As the Dallas Stars‘ most disappointing season in over 20 years comes to a close, the summer of 2017 promises to be one of change for the organization. General Manager Jim Nill will wheel-and-deal to improve the Stars’ goaltending and defense, but his first move could happen behind the bench. Though unthinkable in October, the departure of Lindy
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