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Defending Big D 22 hours ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Shopping for Upscale Stars Merchandise

Finish up your back-to-school shopping with the most outlandish Stars-themed items available! Or just have some links free with purchase of nothing: Tyler Seguin's summer vacation of faceoffs, Tom Gaglardi thinks Ales Hemsky is good because he is, and Toronto continues to follow the Spark Notes for "Building a Hockey Team for the Modern Age." (Copyright 1992) Going back to school is always such a difficult burden to bear as the summer dies its slow August death.  The knowledge that academic freedom will soon disappear has a way of squelching enjoyment of the remaining hours, kind of how...
Defending Big D 16 hours ago

Sergei Gonchar: The $5 Million Man

Improving the defense is a critical piece in building a championship roster, but is jettisoning the veteran right now really the best available option? What, exactly, do the Stars have in Sergei Gonchar, and how is he best utilized as an asset moving forward? Nothing says summer doldrums like a good pitchfork article. So let’s rouse the rabble, pick some poor, underperforming sap, and single him out for an old-fashioned armchair shellacking. Who, you ask? How about Sergei Gonchar? The ramblin’ Russian rode into town last season, scored exactly two more goals than you or I, and did very...

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Rolling Chat: How would you put the top six forwards together?

Howdy folks, since returning from vacation, I have started a rolling chat. Just send in any questions you have via e-mail to mheika@dallasnews.com, and I’ll answer them here. There’s plenty to talk about, so let’s see if we can keep …

Greatest Hits: Following your heroes requires a lot of emotion, both good and bad

Because the Pulitzer committee didn’t accept my request to open a category for “Observations,” we’ll try to honor some of the “great work” of the past here. Actually, to help fill the dog days of summer, I’m going to rerun …
Dallas Stars to train again at Fort Worth Convention Center

Dallas Stars to train again at Fort Worth Convention Center

The camp will be held Sept. 19-21, and practices are free and open to the public.

Mike Modano excited about Stars' future

Hockey has taken a back seat for former Dallas Stars captain Mike Modano. The 44-year-old Hall of Famer and his wife, professional golfer Allison Micheletti (daughter of former NHLer Joe Micheletti), recently celebrated the birth of twins Jack and Kate. But even while juggling a pair of newborns, Modano has time to get excited about the changes underway for a Dallas Stars team building toward the future. Last summer, newly hired general manager Jim Nill acquired Tyler Seguin via trade with the Boston Bruins, a move that was met with some skepticism because of questions about Seguin's...

Player Profile: Jason Spezza

Let’s continue our summer Player Profile series with center Jason Spezza Center Jason Spezza Shoots: Right Age: 31 Height: 6-3, Weight: 220 Contract: In seventh year of seven-year deal that averages $7 million (he will make $4 million this season). …

Stars announce extension of ECHL affiliation with Idaho Steelheads

Here is the press release: FRISCO, Texas - The Dallas Stars announced today that the club will renew its affiliation with the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads for the 2014-15 season.   The Steelheads have served as Dallas’ ECHL affiliate since the 2005-06 season …

Player Profile: Alex Goligoski

Let’s continue our summer Player Profile series with defenseman Alex Goligoski: Defenseman Alex Goligoski Shoots: Left Age: 29 Height: 5-11, Weight: 185 Contract: In third year of four-year deal that averages $4.6 million. Coming off: Season in which he scored …

Stars announce changes to television/radio presentation for 2014-15 season

Here is the press release: FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars President and CEO Jim Lites, in conjunction with FOX Sports Southwest and Sportsradio 1310 and 96.7 FM The Ticket, announced the television and radio broadcasting crew for the upcoming 2014-15 Dallas Stars season. Owen …
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NHL 2014-15 team preview: Dallas Stars

With the additions of Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky the Stars addressed their need for offensive depth, but is it enough?

Stars and owner Tom Gaglardi making moves to expand control of hockey product in Texas

Here are the press releases: DALLAS STARS PARENT COMPANY, NORTHLAND PROPERTIES CORPORATION, ANNOUNCES THREE BUSINESS INITIATIVES IN THE STATE OF TEXAS    Northland Properties Corporation, the parent company of the Dallas Stars, … [visit site to read more]

Player Profile: Jamie Benn

Let’s continue our summer Player Profile series with captain Jamie Benn Left Wing Jamie Benn Shoots: Left Age: 25 Height: 6-2, Weight: 210 Contract: In third year of five-year deal that averages $5.25 million per season. Coming off: Season in …

Player Profile: Kari Lehtonen

We’ll start the Player Profiles this summer with Kari Lehtonen. Goalie Kari Lehtonen Catches: Left Age: 30 Height: 6-4, Weight: 217 Contract: In second year of five-year deal that averages $5.9 million per season. Coming off: A season in which …

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