5:16 PM EDT, Sun April 20, 2014

Sunday practice update: Brenden Dillon skates before practice, but not expected to play in Game 3

FRISCO _ The Stars were back on the practice ice at the Dr Pepper StarCenter after a travel day Saturday. Injured defenseman Brenden Dillon (lower body) skated before practice, which was significant. This is the first time Stars coach Lindy …

Stars president Jim Lites thrilled to bring playoff hockey back to Dallas

Jim Nill, center, was introduced as the Dallas Stars new general manager by Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi, left, and President and CEO Jim Lites, right, on Monday, April 29, 2013, in Dallas at the American Airlines Center. (David Woo/The …

Connauton gets solid reviews on his playoff debut

Dallas Stars Kari Lehtonen, left, of Finland, stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks Nick Bonino, center, as Stars Kevin Connauton helps defend during the second period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Friday, April …

Saturday Stars update: Travel and rest, and back to work on Easter

The Stars spent Saturday flying back and adjusting to the two-hour time difference. They will be back on the ice Sunday on the practice ice in Frisco at 10:30 a.m., and I have been told that practices will be open …

Stars coach: 'Doesn't feel like an 0-2 series'

DALLAS – Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff walked off the team’s charter near Dallas Love Field on Saturday and didn’t sound like a coach searching for any kind of new strategy to help his team win what is now a crucial Game 3 at American Airlines Center in Dallas on Monday night. “It doesn’t feel like an 0-2 series,” Ruff said, before heading home to unpack. “We definitely haven’t been dominated. In fact, the last game we dominated, we just didn’t win.

Observations on a 3-2 Stars loss in Anaheim: Ducks showing the poise of a veteran bus driver

You can be sure Cody Eastwood isn’t missing the bus as he delivers this Stars Rewind for you to enjoy. ANAHEIM, Calif. _ Our Bussy in California is an amazing driver. He can navigate rush hour traffic like it’s the …

Getzlaf stars after life-changing 48 hours

ANAHEIM -- Chin heavily bandaged, cheek scraped raw and eyes bloodshot red, Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf took the ice Friday night against the Dallas Stars, looking far worse for wear than your typical NHL player after just two playoff games. But most don’t experience in a season what Getzlaf went through in the previous 48 hours. The 28-year-old team captain shook off the pain and discomfort of taking a slap shot to his face in Wednesday’s opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals, and the emotions that accompanied the birth of his daughter in the wee hours Friday morning,...
Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories.

Allen Americans lose Game 1 to Quad City, 4-2; Game 2 for Sunday in Allen

Here’s the press release: Allen, Texas — The Allen Americans headed back to Texas to open up the second-round playoff series against Quad City Mallards.  The game, the first one at the Allen Event Center in two weeks, saw the Americans …

He said it: Comments from players and coaches after Anaheim beats Dallas 3-2 in Game 2

Courtesy of the Ducks PR Department: ANAHEIM DUCKS   Corey Perry On tonight’s game They were skating and hitting. They played well tonight. We weathered the storm and came away 1-1 after the first. That’s what we wanted to do. …

Injured Brenden Dillon hungry to get back: ‘I can’t put into words how frustrating it is’

Dallas Stars defenseman Brenden Dillon (4) battles with Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) in the first period of NHL Hockey action at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, April 8, 2014. (Brad Loper/The Dallas …

Connauton gets start over Aaron Rome, makes playoff debut

Apr 18, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen (32) makes a save on Anaheim Ducks center Nick Bonino (13) in front of Dallas Stars defenseman Kevin Connauton (23) during the second period in game two of the …

Rapid Reaction: Ducks 3, Stars 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Here's a quick look at the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal at Honda Center on Friday. How it happened: The Ducks pinned the Stars in their end for a solid 2½ minutes late in the second period, taking advantage of the aging legs of almost-42-year-old Ray Whitney and just-turned-40 Sergei Gonchar. The Stars finally got the puck out of their end and managed to keep the pressure on the Ducks for a stretch, but Tyler Seguin made an errant pass across Dallas' blue line to Jamie Benn, who was drifting away from the...

Morning skate update: Stars could be changing lines…or maybe not

ANAHEIM, Calif. _ The Stars ran a little-used drill to start the morning skate, and had these lines working it: Jamie Benn-Tyler Seguin-Ray Whitney Antoine Roussel-Cody Eakin-Alex Chiasson Erik Cole-Shawn Horcoff-Ryan Garbutt Colton Sceviour-Vern Fiddler-Valeri Nichushkin   So, of course, …

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