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Stars of Big D:
Draft day is always an interesting time, but this draft for Dallas was especially interesting, mostly due to the Valeri Nichushkin draft pick. The rest of the draft day continued to be a bit odd as the Stars took a goalie early and used most of the other draft picks on left wings.
The team probably didn’t add as many centers or defensemen as fans may have hoped for, but the general consensus is that Dallas had a solid day overall.
I’ll be a taking a closer look at each of the draft picks in this article and giving a look at how each will fit with the Stars.
Round 1 Pick 10
Valeri Nichushkin W – KHL
Age: 18 (Born March 4, 1995)
Weight: ~200 lbs
It’s been a day later and I still can’t quite believe that the Stars were able to pick Nichushkin. The young Russian winger was one of the clear top five talents in this draft, but the usual concerns about Russian players cropped up. There were some concerns about...
BEST OF MAXIM
This past Sunday was an offensive success for the Dallas Stars organization. Having nine picks in seven rounds, the Dallas Stars selected six forwards, two defensemen, and one goaltender.
Nichushkin representing the new Stars look after being drafted in the first round.
The draft started off as a success for Dallas once they realized they were able to draft Valeri Nichushkin as the...
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Stars have re-signed forwards Lane MacDermid and Luke Gazdic to one-year contracts.
MacDermid was acquired as part of a trade that sent Jaromir Jagr to Boston. The 23-year-old scored his first career NHL goal with the Stars and had two goals and nine penalty minutes in six games.
Gazdic had 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in 59 games with the Texas...
New logo. New sweaters. New superstar?
That just might be what the Dallas Stars are thinking. The logo and sweaters are taken care of, and the superstar might be too if a new report is to be believed.
Free agent center Vincent Lecavalier's search for a new team looks to be down to Dallas, according to CBSSports.com.
The Stars were one of the first teams to contact the former...
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I will be in Newark, NJ today to cover the 2013 NHL Draft for HockeyBuzz along with Julie Robenhymer. Throughout the day, I will post news and commentary on this blog space whenever the Dallas Stars make a Draft selection or a trade.
Currently, Dallas holds the following picks in today's Draft, listed by round and overall selection number: