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Dallas Stars: 5 Players You Need to Know from the Texas Stars

December 14th, 2012
Even though the NHL season is currently on hold, professional hockey is still being played in the United States. The players in these games may not be household names at the moment, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be soon. Right now, anybody who has a chance to see action ...

NHL Winter Classic Cancelled: How It Affects the Dallas Stars

November 3rd, 2012
The NHL announced Friday that it was canceling this season’s Winter Classic, the league’s premier regular season event. Even though the game was going to be played in Michigan between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs, it still sends a shock wave through the rest of the ...

NHL Cancels Games Through November 1: Is Hope Fading For the 2012-13 Season?

October 20th, 2012
Earlier this week the NHL submitted a proposal to the player’s association that seemed like a fantastic deal and would allow the season to play a full 82 game schedule. The player’s weren’t going to accept the deal without a counter proposal so nothing is shocking there. After the original ...

Dallas Stars: 3 Reasons Loui Eriksson Will Be an All-Time Great for the Stars

October 19th, 2012
Loui Eriksson has been the most consistent player for the Dallas Stars over the past four seasons. He has posted more than 70 points in each of the past three years and was the team’s leading scorer last season after the departure of Brad Richards in free agency. In addition ...

NHL Lockout: 5 Bold Predictions for the Lockout Season

October 6th, 2012
The NHL is in its third work stoppage since 1994 and many fear this one could go on for a while. Luckily, the optimists can look forward to what will happen once the puck drops again. There is no certainty on how many games will be played this season, if there ...

Dallas Stars: Grading Joe Nieuwendyk’s Tenure as the Team’s GM

September 28th, 2012
Joe Nieuwendyk took over as the general manager of the Dallas Stars in 2009. He played with the Stars from 1995 until 2002 when he was traded to the New Jersey Devils.  When Nieuwendyk took over there were some players on the roster that he had played with during his ...

NHL Lockout: 10 Players Most Affected by the Work Stoppage

September 22nd, 2012
The NHL lockout became official on Sept. 15th, leaving a lot of things in question for some players. Throughout the league, teams scrambled in the last week to work out contract extensions, migrating massive portions of their rosters to the AHL and giving most players their last chance to ...

Dallas Stars: 3 Reasons Kari Lehtonen Is Worth His New Contract

September 21st, 2012
Just before the NHL lockout became official, the Dallas Stars signed Kari Lehtonen to a five-year contract extension. The contract keeps Lehtonen in Dallas until the end of the 2018 season, when he will be 35. Lehtonen has stepped up over the past two seasons in order to earn an ...

3 Reasons Why the NHL Lockout Might Last Longer Than You Think

September 15th, 2012
At 11:59 p.m. on September 15 the NHL players will be locked out because of the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement. Since September 1, hockey fans have been having horrible flashbacks to the 2004 missed season. While labor disputes are nothing new in the NHL—their last three CBA expirations ...

Dallas Stars: The 10 Most Important Players in Franchise History

August 25th, 2012
The Dallas Stars (or North Stars) franchise has been in the NHL since 1967, so picking the 10 most important players in its history was no small task. Some didn’t make it because their time in Dallas was too short, others missed the cut because not much happened while they ...