Found November 03, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
Following are some odds and ends on the Stars' final off night in a stretch of six nights without a game. The club returns to the ice tomorrow night, taking on the Colorado Avalanche at the American Airlines Center. * Jamie Benn has practiced the last few days after receiving a cortisone injection to alleviate pain in his wrist. However, Steve Ott (hip) has not practiced and is increasingly dou...

Stars C Ott to miss at least one game

Dallas Stars center Steve Ott will miss at least the club's next game against the Colorado Avalanche with a hip pointer.Ott has been playing through the injury but the team has opted to play it safe for now.The 29-year-old forward is expected to be reevaluated after the Colorado game to determine if he will miss any additional time.The grinder has been a pleasant surprise early...

Newcomers making big contributions to Stars

Well, the first month of the 2011-12 NHL season is in the books and through their first 11 games, the Dallas Stars have an 8-3-0 record and sport an impressive point total of 16. So, it's safe to say the Glen Gulutzan era is off to a roaring start here in Big D. But the hiring of Gulutzan wasn't the only change for the local club this season. Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk, who...

From Gulutzan to Lehtonen, risks have rewarded Dallas Stars

There was a time when depending on Kari Lehtonen to be in your lineup on a regular basis was about as reliable as Patrick Kaleta not head-butting a guy. That changed when Lehtonen was dealt to the Dallas Stars in the middle of the 2009-10 season. The move was looked at as a big risk by GM Joe Nieuwendyk, especially since a 4th-round pick and touted prospect Ivan Vishnevskiy went...

Stars F Ott out Friday, could miss more games

Dallas Stars' Steve Ott out for Friday's game, could miss more time with hip injury

Top Goalie So Far This Season

Very early in the season I picked Kari Lehtonen of the Dallas Stars as the early MVP. In time he was passed by Phil Kessel of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the early year MVP race. Lehtonen remained the top goalie in the young season. I no longer think that is true. Lehtonen is playing very well. He posts a .947 saves percentage and a 1.75 GAA to go with an 8-1 record. He...

Nystrom fitting in well with Stars’ checking line

While it’s true that Eric Nystrom probably wouldn’t be here if the Dallas Stars didn’t need to add salary to remain above the NHL’s salary cap floor, there’s no question that they’re glad he is a part of their...

Game Preview: Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars

Colorado Avalanche (7-5-0, 14 pts) @ Dallas Stars (8-3-0, 16 pts) 7:30 PM, November 4, 2011 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas The Stars finally get back onto the ice tonight after a six-day break, taking on the Colorado Avalanche. The Avs are one of the more suprising teams in the league so far this year as they have gotten out to a 7-5-0 record and are second place in their...

Charting Time on Ice

Coming into this season, the underlying question for the Dallas Stars was, "who can replace Brad Richards?". Richards logged the heaviest minutes (around 22 per game) among all of the Stars forwards and was a substantial piece of the power-play unit, even if it was ineffective for much of the season. 1 month into the season, it looks like that prospect isn't as...

Bill Meltzer: Stars Gameday: 11/4/11 vs. Avalanche

PREVIEW 8:45 AM CDT After a five-day break in the schedule, the Dallas Stars (8-3-0) return to American Airlines Center ice tonight to take on the Colorado Avalanche (7-5-0). The game starts at 7:30 PM local time and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest and, in the Denver area, on Altitude. Tonight's game marks the first of four regular season meetings between the...

A Big Comeback

A big comeback story, which is as big as any in the league this season, is that of Sheldon Souray of the Dallas Stars.  After being exiled to the AHL last season and bought out by the Edmonton Oilers, he is back in the NHL.  He has been a significant contributor to the Stars with 8 points in 11 games and a +8 +/- rating from defence.  He leads his team in +/- and is the highest...

Colorado Avalanche (7-5-0) at Dallas Stars (8-3-0), 8:30 p.m. (ET)

Dallas' recently-completed October was one of the best in franchise history since moving to Texas. The way goaltender Kari Lehtonen has opened the season, November could be a very good month as well.

Avalanche-Stars Preview

With the first month under new coach Glen Gulutzan a major success, the Dallas Stars are looking for similar results as their November schedule begins. Facing the struggling Colorado Avalanche could help the Stars begin the month on a positive note. Playing its first game in nearly a week, Dallas concludes a three-game homestand Friday night against an Avalanche club that may be...

GameDay: Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars

Avalanche at Stars

Are the Dallas Stars for real?

It is certainly possible that the dramatic October of the Texas Rangers and the frustrating October of the Dallas Cowboys kept your sports thoughts miles from hockey. In fact, based on the crowds, I would say that it borders on likely. But, now, with all of the tiny baseballs tucked in their tiny baseball beds, and with the NBA press conference-to-game ratio at about 1,000 to 0...
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