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There is nothing more enjoyable as a fan than to see a player grow up before your very eyes. And in the last four years we have had the chance in Dallas to witness the growth of Jamie Benn at a rapid pace and seemingly on the elevator to greatness.
This week was clearly no exception as he had a very memorable stretch of games, including one of those nights - on Saturday against San Jose - that might help define his career.
I am not sure when the Stars will be looking for a new captain - 3 months from now or 3 years? - but, when they do have to replace Brenden Morrow as the man who wears the "C" for this franchise, it seems that 14 is growing into the role.
Captain is sometimes a difficult term to define, especially in these days where it seems organizations have changed their focus on who is given the responsibility. In the past, it seems that captain was a spot that was earned by years of showing the character and determination of a player who was the heart and soul...
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The Dallas Stars have activated Kari Lehtonen from the injured list, and the goalie says he expects to play Thursday against Edmonton.
Lehtonen has missed five games because of a groin injury after leaving in the first period of a 4-3 win over Vancouver on Feb. 15.
The 29-year-old Lehtonen from Finland was among the NHL leaders in wins when he was injured. He is 7-2-1 with a 2...
Michael Ryder is on his way back to the Montreal Canadiens.
TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported via Twitter on Tuesday that the Habs have acquired Ryder in a trade with the Dallas Stars. According to McKenzie, forward Erik Cole heads to Dallas in exchange for Ryder. It’s unclear at this point whether or not there are any more parts to this deal.
Ryder broke into the league with Montreal...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Less than 24 hours after picking up a career-best three assists in a loss at Nashville, the Dallas Stars dealt right wing Michael Ryder and a third-round draft pick to the Montreal Canadiens for right wing Erik Cole in a swap of veteran forwards.
The teams confirmed the trade Tuesday night moments before the Stars played at Columbus.
"Erik Cole is a...
The NHL breaking news tonight is a trade that will send former Bruin's winger Michael Ryder to the Montreal Canadiens. Ryder's name had surfaced recently as a potential Bruins target to help bolster their offensive attack. But those talks are now officially over.
It is being reported that the Canadiens got Ryder from Dallas in exchange for forward Erik Cole. This is a great...
Today is a day of trades. Just hours after it was announced that Philadelphia had traded for Simon Gagne, Montreal and Dallas complete a trade that sends Erik Cole to the Stars and Michael Ryder up to the Canadiens.
The Ryder/Cole deal was confirmed by TSN's Bob McKenzie.
No offense to the Philadelphia / LA trade earlier today, but this is a trade with some substance...
The Stars swapped veteran goal scoring wingers with the Canadiens today, shipping Michael Ryder out and bringing Erik Cole in. Ryder was signed as a UFA on July 1, 2011. He exploded for a career high last season with 35 goals, finding chemistry with Jamie Benn and Loui Eriksson for most of the season. The [...]
The Nashville Predators look to snap their losing streak Monday night at home against the Dallas Stars. The Predators have a record of 8-6-5 and ranked 6th in the Western Conference with 21 points. The Stars have a record of 9-8-1 and ranked 9th in the Western Conference with 19 points.
Nashville needs to win this game, or could find themselves on the outside looking in once...
Monday night’s contest between the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators was a battle, especially in the second period. In a period where goals were plentiful, the physical play between the(More here)…
Dallas Stars (9-8-1, 19 pts) @ Nashville Predators (8-6-5, 21 pts)
7:00 PM CT
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
The Predators – 6th in the West
Goals – 30th, Goals Against – 3rd, Power Play – 25th, Penalty Kill – 7st
If there was one team that an injury depleted Stars defense would want to play, it’s the Nashville Predators.
Dallas Stars (9-8-2, 20 pts) @ Columbus Blue Jackets (5-12-2, 12 pts)
6:00 PM CT
Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
The Blue Jackets – 15th in the West
Goals – 30th, Goals Against – 20th, Power Play – 28th, Penalty Kill – 9th
What’s to say about the Blue Jackets? They’re still very very bad and are wallowing at the bottom of the NHL standings...