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Defending Big D Jul 26, 2016

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Will the Stars Lean More on Antti Niemi in 2016-17?

Mike Heika says the Stars will look to Antti Niemi in big games. Plus, get to know Devin Shore, and a look at what makes Jim Nill good at his job. In the latest edition of his regular Stars chat, Mike Heika discusses whether the Stars could turn to Antti Niemi over Kari Lehtonen in 2016-17. Question: What's the biggest thing that each goalie needs to improve on the most for this upcoming year?Heika: They both are working on the same issues. Niemi has to do a better job of controlling his rebounds. Lehtonen has to be better at handling pressure and making the easy saves. ... I think Niemi...
Defending Big D Jul 15, 2016

Another Dallas Stars Musical Analysis: Management Edition

It's time to assign songs to our favorite authority figures in the Dallas Stars organization! If you've been around these parts for the past couple summers, you may be familiar with these Musical Analysis posts.  We did one on the third line a couple years back when I was still using Links as a thinly veiled excuse to blather on about nothing of substance; then there was another one last summer about a couple of defensemen and Kari Lehtonen. Both of those posts followed a pretty simple formula: take three Ben Folds (and/or Ben Folds Five) songs and apply them to Stars players, with slight...

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