2:00 AM EST, Sat January 19, 2019
SportsDay 3 hours ago
'It's like a poorly made suit ... falling apart at the seams': TSN analyst rips Dallas Stars for recent issues on and off ice

'It's like a poorly made suit ... falling apart at the seams': TSN analyst rips Dallas Stars for recent issues on and off ice

For the better part of a month, Dallas has had more buzz around its NHL team than any time in recent memory.Unfortunately for the Stars, it hasn't all been good news.The latest story line to gain some national (and international) buzz came during Thursday night's loss to the Los Angeles Kings in which Jim Montgomery benched forward Alexander Radulov in the first period for talking back to the first-year NHL coach.Add one more to the growing list of negative headlines to come down during the 2018-19 season.What does it all mean for this year's Stars?"I think the takeaway is we're looking at a...
SportsDay 6 hours ago
Stars notebook: Denis Gurianov recalled as multiple Dallas forwards deal with injuries

Stars notebook: Denis Gurianov recalled as multiple Dallas forwards deal with injuries

The Stars recalled forward Denis Gurianov on Friday afternoon since both Tyler Pitlick and Valeri Nichushkin have been ruled out of Saturday's game against Winnipeg with upper-body injuries.Nichushkin did not play Thursday against Los Angeles with the ailment, while Pitlick missed the third period after absorbing a big hit from Kings forward Dustin Brown late in the second period."Should be fine in time, but they're both out for tomorrow," Montgomery said.Gurianov has played in 11 games in the NHL this season during two separate stints. He has one goal and two assists. Gurianov has flashed...
SportsDay 6 hours ago
Behind the simple, yet complex line Stars coach Jim Montgomery has been forced to balance on this season

Behind the simple, yet complex line Stars coach Jim Montgomery has been forced to balance on this season

In his first NHL season behind the bench, Stars coach Jim Montgomery has tried to balance on a simple, yet complex line. When do you try to do more to get your team to perform? And when do you leave things alone and trust it'll fix itself.The Stars enter Saturday's game against Winnipeg on a four-game losing streak, and will host the division-leading Jets in the final game before the combined bye week and All-Star break that means Dallas won't play again until Jan. 30 against Buffalo. During the streak, they've looked without energy at times in losses to Philadelphia, St. Louis and Los...
Los Angeles Times 11 hours ago

What we learned from Kings' 2-1 victory over Stars

The bottomless well of feel-good Jack Campbell moments found more reserve Thursday. The one-time resurrection project reached another memorable peak in a 2-1 win over his former Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center. He made 29 saves, with 18 coming in a third-period onslaught by Tyler Seguin,...
SportsDay 13 hours ago
Trade for Andrew Cogliano may not be Stars' last deal; here's how they can clear space for more moves

Trade for Andrew Cogliano may not be Stars' last deal; here's how they can clear space for more moves

Matthew DeFranks, Stars beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team in a recent live chat. Here are some highlights:Are the Stars done making trades after the Cogliano deal?DeFranks: I would hope not, but I don't know. The team as currently constructed could probably get you into the playoffs, and you might be able to ride Ben Bishop and Anton Khudobin a bit in the postseason. But with his job potentially on the line, I would think Jim Nill wants more than "probablys" and "maybes."While they're up against the cap right now, they could clear...