Stars can’t get going against the Penguins, fall 3-1

Final Dallas Stars 1 – Pittsburgh Penguins 3 Coming into this game, I was worried about two things for Dallas. I was worried about Pittsburgh’s suffocating defense and how good they were on the power-play. The Penguins used their defense and special teams to beat the Stars 3-1 last night. Dallas could never really get […]

Game Preview: Dallas Stars @ Pittsburgh Penguins

Dallas Stars (11-3-0, 22 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (9-3-3, 21 pts) 6:00 PM CT, November 11, 2011 CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Let me go ahead and get this out of the way, Sidney Crosby won’t be playing tonight. Now that tidbit is over so we can move on to the real news; the top […]

Stars stay hot, end Caps home unbeaten streak

Final Dallas Stars 5 – Washington Capitals 2 The Stars couldn’t have asked for a better continuation to their 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes when they took on the Capitals last night. Playing one of the best teams in one of the toughest venues in the league, the Stars outworked, outplayed and just pounded […]

Game Preview: Dallas Stars @ Washington Capitals

Dallas Stars (10-3-0, 20 pts) @ Washington Capitals (9-3-0, 18 pts) 6:00 PM, November 8, 2011 Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia The Stars face their toughest test of the season tonight when they travel to play the Washington Capitals. The Capitals are undefeated this year at home, going 6-0-0 and are the second highest […]

Stars begin road trip on a high note

Final Dallas Stars 5 – Carolina Hurricanes 2 The Stars got off to a great start on their second big road trip of the season, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2. The win gives Dallas 10 wins, the first team to do so this season and puts them in first place in the West with 20 […]

Stars overcome three deficits, win thriller over Avs

Final OT Dallas Stars 7 – Colorado Avalanche 6 Wow. Holy Smokes. Unbelievable. Exclamations are pretty much all you can say after watching a game like the one that the Stars and Avalanche had last night. Dallas overcame three different deficits, there were 13 combined goals, five of them from power-plays, Matt Duchene put on […]

Charting Time on Ice

Coming into this season, the underlying question for the Dallas Stars was, “who can replace Brad Richards?”. Richards logged the heaviest minutes (around 22 per game) among all of the Stars forwards and was a substantial piece of the power-play unit, even if it was ineffective for much of the season. 1 month into the […]

Game Preview: New Jersey Devils @ Dallas Stars

New Jersey Devils (4-3-1, 9 pts) @ Dallas Stars (7-3-0, 14 pts) 7:00 PM, October 29, 2011 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas The Stars have a chance to get back on track after suffering their first home loss of the season to the LA Kings on Thursday. The New Jersey Devils are a middle-of-the-road team […]

Stars Play Well, but Lose to Kings

Final Dallas Stars 3 – Los Angeles Kings 5 A game that originally looked like a classic goalie duel turned, instead, into a goalfest that was won by the LA Kings, 5-3. Dallas (7-3-0, 14 pts) was able to finally halt Jonathan Quick’s shutout streak, but found themselves with goalie troubles of their own as […]

Game Preview: LA Kings @ Dallas Stars

LA Kings (5-2-1, 11 pts) @ Dallas Stars (7-2-0, 14 pts) 7:30 PM, October 27, 2011 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas   It’s a classic case of the immovable object against the unstoppable force. On one side is a goalie with a spotless win record. On the other side is a goalie who hasn’t allowed […]

Stars Outlast the Coyotes Once Again

Final SO Dallas 3 – Phoenix 2 Maybe next time the Dallas Stars and the Phoenix Coyotes play we can just skip the formalities, save the viewers some time and go straight to the shootout. The Stars won another tight game against the Coyotes this time, making a last minute comeback again against these Coyotes […]

Game Preview: Dallas Stars @ Phoenix Coyotes

Dallas Stars (6-2-0, 12 points) @ Phoenix Coyotes (3-3-1, 7 points) 9:00 PM – October 25, 2011 Arena, Glendale, Arizona Before the Stars can get another shot at besting Jonathan Quick, they have to first play the Phoenix Coyotes. The game against Phoenix is the final game of their four game road trip, a […]

Game Preview: Dallas Stars @ Los Angeles Kings

Dallas Stars @ Los Angeles Kings 9:30 PM – October 22, 2011 STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California Game 3 of the Dallas Stars “Prove It” tour gets underway tonight when Dallas (6-1, 12 points) takes on the Los Angeles Kings (4-1-1, 9 pts). These new look Kings have been getting Stanley Cup buzz from NHL […]

Game Preview: Dallas Stars @ Anaheim Ducks

Dallas Stars @ Anaheim Ducks 9:00 PM – October 21, 2011 Honda Center, Anaheim, California There’s been only six games so far this season for the Dallas Stars, but there may be very few as anticipated as the game that’s happening tonight. The red hot Stars (5-1-0) are on the second game of their roadtrip […]

Rematch goes the Stars way, barely

Final Dallas Stars 3 – Columbus Blue Jackets 2 The Dallas Stars fell back into bad habits, but managed to hang on to defeat the Clumbus Blue Jackets 3-2. The team once again struggled to sustain pressure, gave up a ton of shots, took bad penalties, looked bad in transition and had to count on […]