3:40 AM EDT, Fri October 19, 2018
SportsDay 8 hours ago
Alexander Radulov and Valeri Nichushkin both missed practice Thursday, and only one is expected to play vs. Wild

Alexander Radulov and Valeri Nichushkin both missed practice Thursday, and only one is expected to play vs. Wild

FRISCO -- Stars forwards Alexander Radulov and Valeri Nichushkin did not practice on Thursday morning, but Radulov is expected to play Friday night against Minnesota. Nichushkin is expected to miss his second straight game after he missed the first two of the season with a lower-body injury.Radulov missed the final six minutes of Tuesday's loss in New Jersey after Montgomery said he tweaked something.Defenseman Marc Methot also practiced Thursday morning after soreness kept him out of the loss to the Devils. Montgomery said he'd go back in the lineup, but did not say which defenseman would...
SportsDay 8 hours ago
When Jim Montgomery believes the Stars will be fully adjusted to his style

When Jim Montgomery believes the Stars will be fully adjusted to his style

FRISCO -- For new coaches in the NHL, sometimes it takes time to get their system in place and their players integrated into their style. They are switching instructions and changing behaviors, and sometimes drastically.For Stars first-year coach Jim Montgomery, he's eyeing Thanksgiving as a checkpoint for Dallas."Realistically, that's when you should start seeing, as a coaching staff, we should know what to expect from our own group," Montgomery said. "Right now, you don't know what to expect and that's normal with change."The Stars host Minnesota on Friday night after a two-game road trip...
Defending Big D 14 hours ago
Why the Stars Should Call Up Denis Gurianov

Why the Stars Should Call Up Denis Gurianov

The Russian rookie is perhaps the Stars’ best chance to fix the depth scoring issue barring a trade. First of all, let’s get the obvious out of the way: the Dallas Stars have a secondary/depth scoring problem. My colleague Rob McClay wrote about this yesterday, and while six games are still a relatively small sample size, it’s enough to tell us that scoring outside of Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn, Alexander Radulov, and John Klingberg is a real issue this team is facing. Unfortunately, while many fans are certainly daydreaming of a blockbuster trade for William Nylander, Artemi Panarin,...
SportsDay 15 hours ago
Who's to blame for the bizarre second period goal in Stars' loss to Devils? Here are some thoughts...

Who's to blame for the bizarre second period goal in Stars' loss to Devils? Here are some thoughts...

Matthew DeFranks, Stars beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team during a live chat Wednesday.Which is worse: A goalie breaking his stick on purpose? Or his teammates not getting him a new one?DeFranks: Woof, that was quite the situation last night. In order, here were my thoughts:1. Whose stick is that in the corner? Oh it's Anton Khudobin's, that's strange because he can hold a broken stick.2. This isn't ideal, but the Stars will clear and get a whistle so Khudobin can reset.3. Wait, what is he doing?4. No, really, what is he doing?5....
Defending Big D 16 hours ago
We’re Looking For A Few Good People To Join The DBD Staff

We’re Looking For A Few Good People To Join The DBD Staff

We have some positions open! We’re looking for some fans to join us in covering the Dallas Stars. This little labor of love needs all kinds - men and women, those that have played and those that are students of the game, from all kinds of demographic and socioeconomic backgrounds. We’ve got a wide variety of people contributing to this site, and we need passionate fans like you on our staff. Here’s what we’re looking to add: Daily Links Contributor For those of you who have been reading DBD for a good while now, you know that during the season (and periodically during the...