Some Dallas Stars Trade Deadline Talk

The NHL trade deadline is going to be arriving soon, very soon. There’s a pseudo-deadline this Friday with all of the rosters going through the Olympic freeze. GMs can still talk to each other and plan deals but no players can be moved during the Olympic break. The official deadline is March 5, just one […]

Game 56: Dallas Stars @ Phoenix Coyotes

Game 56: Dallas Stars @ Phoenix Coyotes 8:00 PM CT, February 4, 2014 Arena; Glendale, Arizona   Coyotes (26-19-10, 62 pts) The Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes usually provide no surprises for Stars fans. The trap-happy Coyotes are slightly different this season though. Instead of being able to rely on their defense to win games, the Yotes […]

Game 55 Recap: Stars Shutout Ducks 2-0

Final Dallas 2 – Anaheim 0   1st Period: No scoring Cody Eakin suffered an injury in the first minute when he took a puck to the face. Dan Ellis was clearing the puck from behind the net and sent it flying along the boards. The puck ended up hitting Eakin and he was immediately […]

Checking in with Conference III: 1/31-2/7

Chicago (33-10-13, 79 pts, 1st in Division) Last Week: Loss to Winnipeg, OT loss to Calgary and win over Vancouver. (3 out of 6 points) This Week: Away vs. San Jose (2/1), Los Angeles (2/3) and Anaheim (2/5) Team News: The Blackhawks are in the midst of a seven-game road trip and find themselves on […]

2013-14 Game 54: Stars lose 3-2 to Devils in OT

Final OT Dallas 2 – New Jersey 3 1st Period: 10:59 – Dainius Zubrus (10) Assists: Jaromir Jagr(29), Marek Zidlicky(21) This was easily the worst the Stars have looked for the last two weeks. They allowed the Devils to take the front foot and struggled to get into the game for nearly 15 minutes. Dallas […]

2013-14 Season: NJ Devils @ Dallas Stars

Game 54: New Jersey Devils @ Dallas Stars   Devils (22-21-11, 55 pts) In the first meeting this season, Corey Schneider put up a shutout of the Stars in a 1-0 win. They’ve played .500 hockey since that game back on Jan. 9 and enter tonight on a two-game losing streak. The main players to […]

53 Recap: Avs 4 – Stars 3

Dallas 3 – Colorado 4   1st Period: 1.40 – Nathan MacKinnon (18) Assists: Maxime Talbot (11), Tyson Barrie (10) 15:57 – Jamie McGinn (12) Assists: Matt Duchene (27), Ryan O'Reilly (17) 17:27 – Jamie Benn (20) Assist: Tyler Seguin (28)   For much of this period, the Stars looked listless and out of it. […]

2014 Game 52 Recap: Stars 3 – Penguins 0

Dallas 3 – Pittsburgh 0   1st Period: 15:02 – Sergei Gonchar (2) (Power Play) Assists: Ray Whitney (15), Kari Lehtonen (4) This was one of the best, cleanest periods of hockey the Stars have played this season. Kari didn’t have to do much, facing four shots and only one real chance on goal from […]

2013-14 Midseason Grades: Forwards

Dallas has just about hit the midseason mark, so now’s as good a time as any to take a look at the players on this team and hand out some grades.   Tyler Seguin 38 GP, 21 G, 20 A, 41 P, +8 rating, 4 PIM, 117 SOG, 5 PPG, 5 PPA, 19:18 TOI/G We […]

2013-2014 Season Preview: Defensemen and Goalies

Brenden Dillon Dillon was the single biggest and best surprise from last season. Entering the year fans were hoping that he would be a solid contributor. Dillon ended up being best defenseman on the team and was getting top-pair minutes by the latter stages of the season. He was largely (and criminally) ignored in the […]

2013-2014 Previews: Forwards Part Two

Shawn Horcoff Lifelong Oiler veteran Horcoff joined the Stars in a trade that sent Philip Larsen (recently placed on waivers by Edmonton) to Canada. In an offseason in which Dallas completely reworked their center depth, Horcoff was the final piece added. Horcoff, who was Edmonton’s captain, had a tough time in oil country living up […]

2013-14 Season Predictions: Forwards Part One

Jamie Benn Benn gets a fresh start this year. Aside from the rebranding of the team, Benn’s back to his old position, was made the captain and has a brand new coach to work with. It took a while but this is now finally his team. The added responsibility only increases the pressure on him. […]

Central Division Update:7/29-8/5

The hockey doldrums are well underway, and this month is off to an extremely boring start. There was even less news than usual the past week. The Blackhawks had some minor news by officially signing Theo Peckham to a one-year deal worth $575K. The depth defenseman should spend most of his time in the AHL […]

Stars Unveil New Sweater Numbers

In some minor cosmetic moves, the Stars officially released the numbers for the new players on the team and a couple of number switches for returning players.   The new guys: 10 – Shawn Horcoff 17 – Rich Peverley 30 – Dan Ellis 43 – Valeri Nichushkin 55 – Sergei Gonchar 91 – Tyler Seguin […]

Checking in with the Central Division: 7/19-7/26

This past week saw the revelation of the schedule, Olympic roster invites and we finally found out the name of the division (which is plainly called the Central Division). Aside from that, it was mostly arbitration news around the division.   Chicago Blackhawks (~$2 million in cap space left) New to town: G Nikolai Khabibulin […]