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from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,
Joe Nieuwendyk was officially informed Saturday of owner Tom Gaglardi’s decision to go with a new general manager, but said he sensed there was a change afoot for some time.
“I think it’s important for Tom to pick the people he wants involved in the hockey department,” Nieuwendyk said Sunday in Frisco. “Tom could have let me go when he bought the team, but he didn’t, he gave me an opportunity and I’m thankful for that. But I hint it’s import for him to move forward with his guys and it’s important for me to take a little time off and spend It with my family.”
Nieuwendyk said he has no regrets with any decisions he has made in his four years at the helm, and said he’s proud of the shape in which he’s leaving he franchise.
“I’m very proud of what we accomplished,” he said. “I know you get measured on getting to the playoffs and challenging for Stanley Cups, but I feel we’ve made a lot of progress in four years. I feel
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Before the puck even dropped on Saturdays regular-season finale with the Detroit Red Wings, the Dallas Stars were already in the news because of a report by TSN's Darren Dreger that said club general manager Joe Nieuwendyk would be fired and replaced by Jim Nill, current assistant GM of those same Red Wings.
The club refused to comment and nothing was official until Sunday morning...
Is Joe Nieuwendyk on the hot seat with the Dallas Stars?There is a lot of rumors going around to expect sweeping changes in Dallas this off-season. Right now, I don't think those moves include the general manager.Nieuwendyk has one year remaining on his current contract. Ahead of the Saturday's season finale, Stars owner Tom Gaglardi wouldn't offer any hints as to potential...
The Dallas Stars fired general manager Joe Nieuwendyk on Sunday after four seasons, two coaches and no playoff appearances.
The dismissal came the day after Dallas completed a 22-22-4 season. The Stars missed the playoffs for the fifth season in a row.
Owner Tom Gaglardi said in a statement that Nieuwendyk represented the Stars ''extremely well'' and ''helped...
FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars Owner and Governor Tom Gaglardi announced today that he has relieved Joe Nieuwendyk of his duties as General Manager of the hockey club.
"Joe Nieuwendyk has represented the Dallas Stars extremely well as the club's General Manager and has helped put pieces in place that will once again turn this team into a contender," said Gaglardi....
With the era of Joe Nieuwendyk as general manager of the Dallas Stars officially coming to an end on Sunday with the announcement that he had been relieved of his duties, it's time to reflect on what exactly the now-former GM accomplished or didn't accomplish during his time at the helm of the Stars front office. So, here's a rundown:
Trading Michael Ryder (2013...
Joe Nieuwendyk never got the Dallas Stars back into the playoffs. This is why he is no longer general manager of the once-mighty franchise.“I’m very proud of what we accomplished,” he told the Dallas Morning News. “I know you get measured on getting to the playoffs and challenging for Stanley Cups, but I feel we’ve made a lot of progress in four years. I feel good about...
It was a bizarre night on Saturday evening when the Stars were playing out the string against Detroit in an arena full of red and equally of defeat for anyone who loves hockey in Dallas.
For what seems like the umpteenth time in a row, the Stars fight and claw and come up short. Actually, it was only the 5th season in a row, but after they spoiled us by showing success virtually...