Found January 09, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Jaromir Jagr
TEAMS: Dallas Stars
Originally, new Dallas Stars forward Jaromir Jagr was not going to play in yesterday's Extraliga game between HC Rytiri Kladno (Kladno Knights) and HC Litvinov. As with most returning NHL players, Jagr understood the need for caution. No one wants to risk injury right before heading back to North America. But Jagr isn't most players. He is an icon in the Czech Republic, and also the owner of th...

Stars focused on signing Benn to new deal

FRISCO, Texas-- Like every other NHL general manager, Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk doesn't really know when training camp or the upcoming shortened regular season will start as the schedule as well as the league calendar for what figures to be a 48-game regular season figures to be finalized later this week once the new collective bargaining agreement is ratified both by the NHL&...

Five differences Stars fans will notice this year

There's no doubt among Stars fans that the last four seasons have been pretty tough to watch since that's how long it's been since the club has participated in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But now that the lockout is close to officially ending and the puck is about to drop on a truncated 48-game season, as is the case with the start of each new season, hope springs eternal...

Healthy Morrow a welcome sight for Stars

FRISCO, Texas -- In a lot of ways, the rough going Brenden Morrow experienced last season mirrored exactly how things went for the Dallas Stars as a team. The Dallas captain missed 25 games due to a combination neck and shoulder injury and finished the year with just 26 points (11-15-26) in 57 games, a sharp drop-off from the year before when he led the team with 33 goals. And once...

Bill Meltzer: Star Gazing: Lockout Could Benefit Roy

There are not too many players in the NHL for whom I feel the lockout was beneficial in the long run. But in the case of some players who were rehabbing injuries that would have forced them to miss time had the 2012-13 season begun on time, the added recuperation time could prove to be beneficial. One such player is new Dallas Stars center Derek Roy. After undergoing shoulder...

2013 Season Preview: The Rest of the Forwards

Yesterday we previewed the top-six forwards that will be playing for the Stars this season. Today’s post is about the rest of the forwards that will or might see time with the Stars on the bottom two lines. Last season we saw guys like Radek Dvorak, Adam Burish and Jake Dowell occupying these spots. They provided some fine defensive work and a lot of these guys played on the...

Grow The Game Via Television

from Daryl Reaugh at the Dallas Stars website, Going forward, the NHL and NHLPA ‘partnership’ can only sell so many more tickets, jerseys, hats, key chains, etc. The biggest potential growth area for them is eyeballs -television. But you can’t grow something if you don’t water it and allow it to flourish. Leave it in the same small pot, give it just enough water to survive...

Stars return from lockout with new look

You may remember this little hockey organization in our fair city called the Dallas Stars. They were once a team that held a special place in your heart, many years ago. But now, due to labor idiocy and mediocre results, they are just an organization that you used to know. Well, they are open for business in January 2013. The league barely figured out the solution to its labor...

2013 Preview: Goaltenders

Today we preview what the goalie situation is going to look like this season in Dallas. In other words: Kari Lehtonen, Kari Lehtonen and Kari Lehtonen. The Stars have always been a strong goalie development team and this year is certainly no different with the addition of Christopher Nihlstorp to the organization to the already fantastic crop of guys.   Kari Lehtonen...

2013 Preview: The Defensemen

Today’s post on the Stars is over the defensive side of the ice for the team. Last season, Dallas was a mediocre (maybe even a poor) team defensively. Missed assignments were abundant and any team with some speedy forwards gave Dallas a lot of trouble. Their defensive numbers would have been much worse if not for the stellar play of Kari Lehtonen and at times, Richard Bachman....
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