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SportsDay Jul 27, 2018

Over/under: Will Dallas' defensemen be able to sustain their high production numbers next season?

Will individual Stars perform better, worse or about the same as they did last season? Let's break it down. Be sure to VOTE in all of our polls to let us know what you think! Today we'll examine the defensemen. DEFENSEMENPlayers: Julius Honka, Stephen Johns, John Klingberg, Esa Lindell, Marc Methot, Roman PolakJulius Honka Stat 2017-18 total (*career high) Change from previous season Games played 42* +26 Points 4 -1 Notable: Next season will be big for Honka. He is 22 and has 201 games of AHL experience under his belt, so it's time he takes the next step and becomes an NHL regular....
Defending Big D Jul 26, 2018
Taking a Look at the Stars’ Defense

Taking a Look at the Stars’ Defense

What blue line pairings will work best in Dallas with the veteran presence of Stephen Johns and the young guns known as Honka and Heiskanen ready to make a mark? The Dallas Stars decided not to re-sign with Greg Pateryn’s $800,000 per year contract despite the fact that he had become a bargain for what he has produced. While Pateryn was due for a bit of a raise after the 2017-2018 season, it only made sense to re-sign one defender (Stephen Johns) with the upcoming young core comprised of Miro Heiskanen entering the equation this coming year. And with Dan Hamhuis’ short tenure in Dallas,...
SportsDay Jul 17, 2018
Stars contract statuses for 2018: Can John Klingberg, a healthy Marc Methot lead Stars' young blue-liners?

Stars contract statuses for 2018: Can John Klingberg, a healthy Marc Methot lead Stars' young blue-liners?

Now that the draft and free agency have flown by, it’s time to take a look at the Dallas Stars’ roster and what the team’s contracts look like for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Today we examine defensemen. Figures are via spotrac.com.DefensemanPlayers: Mark Methot, John Klingberg, Stephen Johns, Esa Lindell, Roman Polak, Julius HonkaBreakdown: Player 2018 cap hit Years left on deal* % of team's cap Marc Methot $4.9 million 1 [Age 33 season] 6.89 John Klingberg $4.25 million 4 [Age 28 season] 5.97 Stephen Johns $2.35 million 3 [ Age 28 season] 3.3 ...

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