Found April 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
DALLAS -- Sure, his NHL resume is all of four games thick, but the early returns on Stars rookie forward Alex Chiasson are definitely encouraging to say the least. Through four games, the 22-year-old Chiasson has four points (3-1-4). After finding the back of the net in two of his first three NHL games on the road last week, a pair of contests at Anaheim and a Sunday matinee in San Jose, the young winger logged his first career assist in the Stars' 5-1 win over the reigning Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at American Airlines Center. Dallas head coach Glen Gulutzan realizes it is a small sample size when it comes to what Chiasson has done thus far, but he's definitely impressed with what he's seen. "It is a short sample size but what you do see and more so on video after watch him is just some of the subtleties he had in his game. He's big and he can protect the puck and he can make some nice plays, but also just some of the subtletie...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Stars recall G Nilstorp after injury to Lehtonen

The Dallas Stars have recalled goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp from their American Hockey League affiliate a day after starter Kari Lehtonen left a game with a lower body injury. The move Wednesday means Nilstorp will back up Richard Bachman, who didn't allow a goal after replacing Lehtonen in Tuesday's 5-1 win over Los Angeles. Lehtonen, who missed five games earlier in...

Becoming “The Richard Bachman”

Right now, if you look up "Richard Bachman", you're more likely to get an article about Stephen KIng than the Dallas Stars goaltender.   And while Stephen King is an immednsely popular author, I have my suspicions he wouldn't make the cut as an NHL goaltender. Maybe Stephen King can meet us halfway and wrote a book featuring a really scary NHL goaltender.Or maybe...

Bad third period gives Kings 5-1 loss to Stars

DALLAS (AP) -- Ray Whitney and Vernon Fiddler both scored twice during Dallas' four-goal third period, and the Stars broke open a tie game and routed the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Tuesday night. Whitney snapped a 1-1 tie just 52 seconds into the third, and the Stars poured on the offense en route to their third straight win. One week after dealing veterans Jaromir Jagr and Derek...

Stars 5, Kings 1

Ray Whitney and Vernon Fiddler both scored twice during Dallas' four-goal third period, and the Stars broke open a tie game and routed the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Tuesday night. Whitney snapped a 1-1 tie just 52 seconds into the third, and the Stars poured on the offense en route to their third straight win. One week after dealing veterans Jaromir Jagr and Derek Roy before...

Stars-Predators Preview

It doesn't appear anyone informed the Dallas Stars that their playoff chances were all but gone after trading away multiple key contributors prior to the deadline. The struggling Nashville Predators, meanwhile, aren't feeling too good about their postseason fate. Dallas continues its unlikely playoff push while seeking a fourth straight victory Friday night against host...

Win keeps Stars' playoff hopes alive

Rookie Alex Chiasson scored two goals, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win as they try to keep their improbable playoff hopes alive. Ray Whitney had a power-play goal and an assist, and Erik Cole and Tom Wandell had a goal apiece. Vern Fiddler also had two assists for the Stars, who started the night 10th in the Western...

Stars deal Predators fifth straight loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Rookie Alex Chiasson scored two goals, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win as they try to keep their improbable playoff hopes alive. Ray Whitney had a power-play goal and an assist, and Erik Cole and Tom Wandell had a goal apiece. Vern Fiddler also had two assists for the Stars, who started the night...

Dallas Stars @ Predators (Game 42): Preview

The Nashville Predators seek the playoffs once again in a battle against the Dallas Stars at home. Nashville is ranked 13th in the Western Conference with 38 points and a 15-18-8 record. Dallas is 10th in the Western Conference with 41 points and a record of 19-17-3. Puck drops at 7:08pm CT. TV/Radio Coverage Nashville: SportSouth and 102.5 The Game Dallas: Fox Sports...

Two Points Are Two Points, I guess by   Jack Weber

The Kings were coming off a terrible game against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, but Darryl Sutter gave them a chance to redeem themselves, making no changes to the lineup as they returned home tonight to face the worst team in the NHL, the Colorado Avalanche. The Kings had a rough mini road trip, going [...]

2013 Season Game 40 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Nashville Predators

Dallas Stars (19-17-3, 41 pts) @ Nashville Predators (15-18-8, 38 pts) 7:00 PM CT Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee   The Predators – 13th in the West Rankings: Goals – 29th, Goals Against – 15th, Power Play – 18th, Penalty Kill – 26th The Predators are reeling and reeling badly. They’ve lost seven of the last eight games and scored...

TOUCHED BY GREATNESS

FIRST... read our GAMEDAY PREVIEW for tonight's game against the Dallas Stars. Exclusively on LAKings.com. This will make more sense once you've read the GAMEDAY PREVIEW. THEN... it's a brand new All The Kings Men Podcast!!! On this episode, Jesse Cohen chats with John Hoven from Mayors Manor and myself talk about the prospect of a LA Winter Classic. You...

Game 42: Dallas @ Nashville – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images The Nashville Predators have dropped four games in a row and the Dallas Stars are trying to win as many points as possible to keep their playoff hopes alive while they sit right on the outside of the eighth and final spot, one point behind ninth place Phoenix. While test driving the new faces and future players of the Predators franchise...

Stars win fourth straight, beat Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Rookie Alex Chiasson scored two goals, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win as they try to keep their improbable playoff hopes alive. Ray Whitney had a power-play goal and an assist, and Erik Cole and Tom Wandell had a goal apiece. Vern Fiddler also had two assists for the Stars, who started...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.