Found February 11, 2013 on Stars of Big D:
Texas Stars This week was the least successful week the Texas Stars have had in the last month. They went 1-1-1 (still respectable) to get three out of a possible six points. Cristopher Nilstorp and Jack Campbell split starts during the week. Nilstorp’s starts went a bit rougher than Campbell’s as he allowed six goals on 48 shots while Campbell allowed only one goal on 30 shots. Nilstorp won the only game for Texas last week though. The standout skater for the team last week was Alex Chiasson. Chiasson had a goal and three assists to lead the team in points for the week. Jordie Benn returned to the team last week after an extended stay with the Dallas Stars and had two assists to go along with 10 shots on goal. Benn will spend the rest of his time down in Austin unless the injury bug hits the Dallas defense. Despite the average week, the Texas Stars still lead the conference and have the most points in the AHL. They return home this week for a three game homestand ag...

Brenden Dillon scores wacky goal as puck bounces off goalie’s back

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Stars looking up on three-game win streak

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Big Movers In The ESPN Power Rankings

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Oilers Still Reaching for the Stars

A one sided rivalry, isn’t really a rivalry at all. No, we call this a situation of nemeses, at least in the case of the Edmonton Oilers and the Dallas Stars. For the Stars, it’s just a guaranteed two points. Continue reading "Oilers Still Reaching for the Stars"

NHL Names Patrick Kane, Jamie Benn, Martin Brodeur ‘Three Stars of the Week’

From the NHL: KANE, BENN AND BRODEUR NAMED NHL ‘THREE STARS’ OF THE WEEK NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2013) – Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn and New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending Feb. 10. Continue reading "NHL Names Patrick Kane, Jamie Benn, Martin...

2013 Season Game 13 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Edmonton Oilers

Dallas Stars (6-5-1, 13 pts) @ Edmonton Oilers (5-4-3, 13 pts) 8:30 PM CT Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada The Oilers Rankings: Goals – 24th, Goals Against – 9th, Power Play – 5th, Penalty Kill – 5th Edmonton has been stuck in a rut since the calendar turned to February. The Oilers have lost five of the last six games (three in OT or SO) as...
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