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For the second straight year, Loui Eriksson has been chosen as the most underrated player in the NHL in a major poll of his fellow NHL players. Last season, he came out tops on THN's poll and this year, he garnered 16 percent of the vote in Sports Illustrated's poll of 179 players.
Frankly, though, by the time a player is universally called underrated, the label should no longer fit. The reason...
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With Stephane Robidas returning to the ice last week, the Dallas Stars got a big boost at the blue line with their most seasoned defensemen returning to the fold in Thursday's win at Nashville.
Now as the Stars set out on a two-game Pacific Division road trip that begins on Tuesday night in Anaheim, Dallas could get another key member of their defensive corps in Sheldon Souray...
On Tuesday night in Anaheim, the Dallas Stars (23-16-1, 47 points) will officially reach the halfway point of the 2011-12 NHL season. Year one of the Glen Gulutzan era started off with a bang as the club was among the league's best in the month of October.
Then came a November swoon, a dip in form that was largely brought on by a rash of injuries, including key contributors...
With Stephane Robidas returning to the ice, the Dallas Stars got a big boost at the blue line last week. Their most seasoned defenseman returning in a victory Thursday at Nashville.
Now, as the Stars set out on a two-game Pacific Division trip that begins Tuesday night in Anaheim, Dallas could get back another key member of it defensive corps, Sheldon Souray.
Souray has missed...
Jamie Benn Highlights
Stars forward Jamie Benn was named “First Star” of the week by the National Hockey League on Monday, an honor based his w...
Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson were named the NHL's Three Stars for the past week on Monday.
Benn collected three multiple-point efforts in a five-day span, capped by a pair of goals - including the game-winner - against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.
Lupul recorded two goals and five...
Labels can often be a funny thing, especially in the world of sports. Stars fans have realized the true greatness of Jamie Benn for the last two seasons and have also become enamored with the on-ice exploits of winger Loui Eriksson, a 2011 NHL A...
Ott received 2 minutes for the hit on Anton Lander and 5 for the ensuing fight.
Dallas Stars (23-16-1, 47 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (12-22-6, 30 pts)
9:00 PM CT, January 10, 2012
Honda Center, Anaheim, California
Oh Pacific Division, how I've missed thee (not really). It's been awhile since the last division game for the Stars (a home game on Dec. 19 against the Ducks was the last one) so Stars fans have been blessed with not having to deal with the late...
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The Dallas Stars' defense carried the club to its best start in five seasons. After a rough patch, the Stars' defensive unit appears to be clicking once more.
The lowly Anaheim Ducks, meanwhile, hope their season is turning around following a rare set of back-to-back wins.
Dallas looks to extend its point streak to seven games over Anaheim in this Pacific Division matchup...
Dallas Stars center Mike Ribeiro had an MRI on his injured right knee Monday and will miss at least one game.
from NHL.com, Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson were named Monday as the NHL’s Three Stars for the past week.
After Saturday’s rock solid 4-1 win over Edmonton at American Airlines Center, the Dallas Stars will now hit the road for a quick, two-game road swing that will see them face fellow Pacific Division members Anaheim on Tuesday and Los Angel...
Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, Toronto forward Joffrey Lupul and Ottawa goaltender Craig Anderson have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ending January 8.