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Ben Bishop and Blake Comeau likely to return for the Stars' pivotal division game against St.Louis

Ben Bishop and Blake Comeau likely to return for the Stars' pivotal division game against St.Louis

FRISCO -- The Stars may be getting some reinforcements in time for the league’s hottest team.Stars coach Jim Montgomery said forward Blake Comeau and goaltender Ben Bishop are probable to dress for Thursday night’s game against the Blues, who carry an 11-game win streak into the American Airlines Center. Both were out with upper-body injuries, and are awaiting full medical clearance to return to game action.Comeau missed the last three games. Bishop missed the last six games in an absence that initially appeared to last days, and instead turned into a two-plus-week stint. Both practiced...
SportsDay Feb 19, 2019
Stars notebook: Jason Spezza snaps 19-game goalless streak vs. Nashville

Stars notebook: Jason Spezza snaps 19-game goalless streak vs. Nashville

Stars forward Jason Spezza scored for the first time since Dec. 29, when he whipped a second-period wrist shot past Pekka Rinne. The goal snapped a 19-game goalless streak for Spezza, and was his seventh goal of the season.Spezza also assisted on Lindell's goal, and the two-point night was Spezza's fifth multi-point game of the season. Spezza is in the final year of his contract that carries a $7.5 million cap hit.Injury updates: Both goaltender Ben Bishop and forward Blake Comeau skated Tuesday morning, but not with the rest of the team. Both missed the Nashville game with upper-body...
Tampa Bay Times Feb 19, 2019
Lightning part of two of 'most lopsided' deadline trades in NHL history

Lightning part of two of 'most lopsided' deadline trades in NHL history

Before he signed a lucrative six-year contract with the Stars, before the Kings traded his rights to Dallas, before the Lightning dealt him to L.A., before he established himself as one of the top goalies in Tampa Bay history, Ben Bishop backed up Robin Lehner in Ottawa.Which made
SportsDay Feb 18, 2019
Why cautious Stars are in no rush to see Ben Bishop (upper body) back in net

Why cautious Stars are in no rush to see Ben Bishop (upper body) back in net

FARMERS BRANCH -- Ben Bishop is going to miss another game.An upper-body injury will force the Stars goaltender to miss his sixth straight game Tuesday night when the Stars host the Predators, the latest delay in his return to play for Dallas. Bishop initially got hurt at the end of the Stars' 5-4 win over Arizona on Feb. 4, and was supposed to miss just the following game in Nashville.But then he missed a game in Arizona, then two games in Florida, then a game at Carolina. Bishop skated either before or after practices and morning skates on the road, but did not participate in a full...
Defending Big D Feb 16, 2019
Stars Finish Roller Coaster Road Trip Tonight In North Carolina

Stars Finish Roller Coaster Road Trip Tonight In North Carolina

After being dealt a stinging loss from Tampa Bay on Thursday, Dallas looks to get back on track tonight in Raleigh. Valentine’s Day wasn’t all chocolates, red roses, and greeting cards for the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. With starting goaltender Ben Bishop out injured, Anton Khudobin and Landon Bow taking turns in net with little success, and losing top defenseman John Klingberg to injury during the game, Dallas took a 6-0 hard loss against Tampa Bay. In a road trip full of ups and downs, Thursday was a reality check for the team and fans alike. When going up against the best team...
SportsDay Feb 14, 2019
Updates on John Klingberg, other injured Stars following Thursday's loss vs. Tampa Bay

Updates on John Klingberg, other injured Stars following Thursday's loss vs. Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. -- Stars defenseman John Klingberg blocked an Anthony Cirelli shot in the third period with his left leg and did not play the final 13:45 of the Stars' 6-0 loss to the Tamp Bay Lightning on Thursday. After the game, Montgomery said Klingberg had x-rays, but Montgomery had not been told the results."I think he's fine, we were just being precautionary," Montgomery said. "But I don't know exactly."Klingberg also missed time in the first period while getting stitched up. When Klingberg was off the ice in the first, the Lightning scored three goals.-- Goaltender Ben Bishop missed his...
Tampa Bay Times Feb 14, 2019
Ben Bishop's return to Tampa brings back memories

Ben Bishop's return to Tampa brings back memories

TAMPA : It didn't take long for Ben Bishop to remember the feeling of home.It hit him while he was sitting at Ulele Wednesday night with some of his Dallas teammates and walking around the same stomping grounds where he and his wife spent four and a half years of their
Tampa Bay Times Feb 14, 2019
What player, traded by a Tampa Bay team, do we still miss?

What player, traded by a Tampa Bay team, do we still miss?

With former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop in town tonight and Jonathan Drouin coming in on Saturday, it makes us wonder how we feel about once promising stars who get traded away. Sometimes the deals prove more than beneficial to the team. Sometimes they turn ill-fated and live in historic
Defending Big D Feb 14, 2019
Nothing But The Best: Bishop and Khudobin Have Been Elite This Year

Nothing But The Best: Bishop and Khudobin Have Been Elite This Year

The goaltending tandem of Bishop and Khudobin have been stellar. But just what does that mean for the Stars heading into the playoff push? The Dallas Stars have been getting very efficient goaltending this season. (Imagine hearing that in 2014-16. But nonetheless.) Ben Bishop and Anton Khudobin have been putting up excellent goaltending numbers and they are a big reason why the Stars are currently sitting third in the Central Division. The Dallas defense has helped the goaltenders in suppressing high danger chances, which is currently sixth in the league. However, that isn’t to completely...
SportsDay Feb 11, 2019
Stars goalie Ben Bishop (upper body) out vs. Panthers, could return later this week

Stars goalie Ben Bishop (upper body) out vs. Panthers, could return later this week

FRISCO -- The Stars will be without goalie Ben Bishop but will have defenseman Roman Polak against Florida on Tuesday.Montgomery said Bishop (upper body) is improving and could appear Thursday at Tampa Bay. Polak came out of Saturday's game after Arizona after taking a hard hit, raising concerns of a concussion. Polak participated in practice and said all is well.With Bishop out, Anton Khudobin will make his third consecutive start. It will be his 23rd start overall. He had 29 starts with Boston last season."Every goalie wants to play as much as possible," Khudobin said. "Obviously, I want...
Defending Big D Feb 9, 2019
Stars Stumble in Early Afternoon Matchup Against Coyotes, Lose 3-2

Stars Stumble in Early Afternoon Matchup Against Coyotes, Lose 3-2

Even with the late third period surge, the Stars failed to complete the comeback against the Coyotes in their third and final meeting of the season. The Dallas Stars were in Glendale on Saturday to take on the Arizona Coyotes for an afternoon duel in the desert. Looking for their 10th consecutive win against the Coyotes and to round out the three-game season sweep, Dallas matched up against Arizona for the second time in five days, this time farther west. With goaltender Ben Bishop still out as a precaution, Anton Khudobin started with Landon Bow as his backup. Tyler Seguin was on a scoring...
Last Word on Hockey Feb 9, 2019
Dallas Stars Place Ben Bishop On Injured Reserve

Dallas Stars Place Ben Bishop On Injured Reserve

The Dallas Stars have announced that they have placed starting netminder Ben Bishop on injured reserve. The move is retroactive to February 4th. The Stars have put Ben Bishop on IR with an upper body injury. Monty says that he should be ready by Tuesday's game in Florida. pic.twitter.com/SnS1EcwQGG — Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) February 8, 2019 Ben Bishop On Injured Reserve Bishop is dealing with an upper-body injury and was unable to back up Anton Khudobin on Thursday night against the Nashville Predators. The team had called up Landon Bow to back up Khudobin on Thursday night. Moving...
Defending Big D Feb 9, 2019
Saturday Links: The Stars Go For Stability

Saturday Links: The Stars Go For Stability

For Monty, the best surprise is no surprise, lineup-wise. Plus, the latest Stanley Cup odds, a busy Hockey Day in Canada, the Artemi Panarin Update, and more. The Dallas Stars are about to have their second road rematch of a recent home win. They face off against the Arizona Coyotes today at 3 p.m., and they’re looking to continue a productive points-earning stretch that has them ensconced in third place in the brutal Central Division. The pride of Kazakhstan, Anton Khudobin, is set for another start, reports The Dallas Morning News’ Matthew DeFranks. Number One G Ben Bishop is still...
SportsDay Feb 8, 2019
Stars goaltender Ben Bishop placed on injured reserve, eligible to play again in Florida

Stars goaltender Ben Bishop placed on injured reserve, eligible to play again in Florida

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Stars goaltender Ben Bishop will miss his second straight game on Saturday due to an undisclosed injury, and the team preserved a roster spot by placing him on injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 4.The roster move allows the Stars to keep Landon Bow in the NHL to back up Anton Khudobin against the Coyotes on Saturday. Bow also backed up Khudobin during Dallas' 3-2 overtime loss in Nashville on Thursday, but did so under a temporary roster exemption.Bishop would be eligible to return for the Stars' next game Tuesday against the Panthers in Florida."He's not ready, so we're...
SportsDay Feb 7, 2019
Stars recall goaltender Landon Bow with Ben Bishop unable to back up against Nashville

Stars recall goaltender Landon Bow with Ben Bishop unable to back up against Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Stars recalled goaltender Landon Bow on Thursday morning ahead of their game against Nashville, with Ben Bishop unable to back up Anton Khudobin against the Predators.Bishop is dealing with a minor injury that forced him to miss practice Wednesday morning and morning skate on Thursday. Stars coach Jim Montgomery said Bishop "should be fine for Arizona" on Saturday afternoon."It's just day-to-day," Montgomery said. "We don't think he's ready physically to back up tonight. So just day-to-day."Montgomery did not specify whether the injury was to Bishop's upper or lower...

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