9:01 AM EDT, Fri August 17, 2018
Defending Big D 2 hours ago
Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Summer of Benn

Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Summer of Benn

The captain has had quite an eclectic summer. Plus, it’s lists and rankings season, a Miro sighting, and more! Happy Friday, everyone! I hope the upcoming weekend finds you well. I don’t have much to say today, so we’ll get right into it. Enjoy some baseball, life, family, friends, or preseason football, if that’s your thing (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Jamie Benn has stayed busy this summer, seemingly having a good mix of fun and work. Mike Heika sat down to ask him some questions about it: On the music he likes to listen to: Benn: A little bit of everything,...
SportsDay 13 hours ago
Why the Stars chose this offseason to bring back Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin

Why the Stars chose this offseason to bring back Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin

(Editor's note: This was originally posted July 1, 2018.)At the 2013 NHL Draft the Dallas Stars watched as a young Russian winger fell. They watched as the Vancouver Canucks traded goaltender Cory Schneider to the New Jersey Devils for pick nine in the draft, but then watched as Vancouver selected center Bo Horvat. The Stars then selected Valeri Nichushkin with the first pick of the Jim Nill era.Nichushkin came with promise, hit a few snags, and headed home for Russia after the 2016 season. Two years later Nichushkin is officially headed back to North America. Today the Stars and Nichushkin...
The Hockey Writers 14 hours ago

Roope Hintz Is Ready for the Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars have 40 prospects listed in their system. Of those, no one is more ready for their shot at the NHL than the team’s second-round selection (49th overall) in the 2015 draft. Roope Hintz – pronounced ROH-pay – has matured well, like a vintage ’89 cabernet sauvignon or a 10-year barrel-aged whiskey. The young Finn […] The post Roope Hintz Is Ready for the Dallas Stars appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
SportsDay 15 hours ago
What style does a Stars team coached by Jim Montgomery play?

What style does a Stars team coached by Jim Montgomery play?

Ahead of Stars training camp opening next month in Boise, SportsDay is looking at 10 questions the team faces as they try to make the playoffs for the first time since 2015-16. This season will be the first under new coach Jim Montgomery, who inherits a team that racked up 92 points.Here is the ninth question of the series.What style does a Stars team coached by Jim Montgomery play?New Stars coach Jim Montgomery will be a new face to Dallas fans this season. But his style may be reminiscent of a pair of recent Stars coaches: the offensively-minded Lindy Ruff and his opposite in Ken...
SportsDay Aug 15, 2018

Tyler Seguin wants to stay home and 'win a championship' in Dallas, but could he find greener pastures in free agency?

(Editor's note: This story was originally published June 30, 2018, prior to NHL free agency. As of today, August 15, Tyler Seguin has still not signed an extension with the Stars.)NHL free agency opens at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The Stars will be looking for depth at center and a backup goalie.Their first order of business is to determine if they can keep ultra-talented center Tyler Seguin.The Stars have Seguin under contract for one more season. On the first day of the league year, teams can do extensions with players who can become a free agent after the coming season."This might be something...