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Defending Big D Jun 12, 2016

2015-2016 Dallas Stars Player Grades: Patrick Sharp

Patrick Sharp found a new energy in Dallas after being traded to the Stars from the Chicago Blackhawks. With the salary cap world the NHL finds themselves operating in these days, teams have been forced to get creative to keep themselves on the right side of the cap ceiling. As the Canadian dollar continues to struggle, the salary cap is not increasing as much as in years past, and teams find themselves looking to shed contracts. Such was the case when the Chicago Blackhawks looked to trade Patrick Sharp last summer. Sharp, an integral part of Cup winning teams of years past, was coming off...
Defending Big D Jun 9, 2016

Dallas Stars 2015-2016 Season Grades: Stephen Johns

Stephen Johns was acquired by the Dallas Stars from the Chicago Blackhawks in the same trade that brought Patrick Sharp to the Victory Green fold. How did he do in his rookie debut this season? When the Dallas Stars made the trade for Patrick Sharp from the Chicago Blackhawks last summer, Stephen Johns was a defensive prospect that came over as part of the package. Needing to shed salary cap, the Hawks decided to try to rid themselves of a Sharp whose production had been relatively lower in recent seasons for the high-flying offense he had delivered in Cup years of yore. In order to take on...

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