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On Thursday, #ImGregoryCampbell started to trend on Twitter in response to the fact that the Boston Bruins forward played nearly 40 seconds with a broken leg against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The hashtag was meant to mention some adversity that you dealt with or overcame and the Dallas Stars took this chance to take a shot at former player Sean Avery. Had Sean Avery on our team. #ImGregoryCampbell — Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) June 6, 2013 Avery is now out of the NHL but that didn’t cause him to miss the Stars tweet. He responded and let’s just say he definitely got the better of the exchange. @DallasStars did i ever say #ThankU for the 16 Million……..hahahhahahaha — Sean Avery (@imseanavery) June 7, 2013 Game. Over. Sean Avery signed a 4 year, $16 Million contract with the Dallas Stars in 2008-2009, but he became such an issue with the team because of some well-documented outbursts, that he was put on waivers. Unfortunately for the Dallas Stars, the New York Rangers claimed Avery and the Stars had to pay $1.9 Million per year of his salary and suffer the cap hit. So they didn’t necessarily give him the $16 Million directly, but because the Stars grossly overpaid for his services, Avery made more than enough money. Well-played, Avery.
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The Dallas Stars acquired defenseman Sergei Gonchar from Ottawa on Friday for a conditional sixth-round draft pick this year.
Gonchar had 15 goals and 76 assists in 186 games over three seasons for the Senators. He led Ottawa defensemen in scoring with 27 points - three goals and 24 assists - this season, the last of a three-year, $16.5 million contract.
The 39-year-old Gonchar...
The Dallas Stars have agreed to terms on a two-year, $10 million contract with defenceman Sergei Gonchar, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger.
The deal is pending the completion of signed paperwork.
The Stars acquired Gonchar from the Ottawa Senators on Friday in exchange for a conditional sixth-round pick in this year's draft.
Recently-hired Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill made his first personnel move on Friday, acquiring veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar in a trade with the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Gonchar, 39, will be entering his 19th season in the NHL but comes off another solid campaign with the Sens, one where he played 45...
Sure, there is a lot of speculation that Sergei Gonchar will return to the KHL to play for his old team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk (and proof of returning Stalinism Mike Keenan). Those rumors haven't deterred the Dallas Stars from dipping into the deep end of the veteran free agent pool, however. They have traded a conditional 6th round pick to the Ottawa Senators for the rights...
As reported by TSN, Sergei Gonchar has agreed to a two-year deal worth $10 million to play for the Dallas Stars. the Ottawa Senators will receive a conditional sixth sixth round draft pick this year as part of the deal.I'm actually surprised Ottawa let Gonchar go for so little in return. This is a player who had quite a remarkable bounce back season leading the Ottawa Senators...
FRISCO, Texas - The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has acquired the rights to defenseman Sergei Gonchar from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.
The 6-foot-2, 206-pound blueliner from Chelyabinsk, Russia spent the last three seasons with the Ottawa Senators, appearing in 186 games and posting 91 points (15G-76A...