With the NHL lockout looking like it's on for the long haul, the hockey focus will be on the Stars prospects and overseas players. This is the schedule for those players this week and a few updates on how those players performed in the previous week.
The Stars finished their preseason last week with a 3-0-0 record and outscored their opponents 14-3. Their regular season finally gets underway on Oct. 13 against the San Antonio Rampage.
Oct. 13 - Texas Stars @ San Antonio Rampage
Oct. 14 - Charlotte Checkers @ Texas Stars
Jamie Benn played his first two overseas games last week with the Freezers. His debut game was pretty quiet as he had just three shots without any points. His latest game went much better (though his team lost) as he had a goal and an assist on nine shots. The goal that he had was pretty much on an open net. He also had a shootout goal (using his usual sweeping move from the right-hand boards) as the game went into a shoo...
Today in Germany's DEL, Dallas Stars center Jamie Benn made his debut for the Hamburg Freezers. Despite the team's 4-3 shootout loss to Eisbaren Berlin, Benn had a highly successful debut; scoring one goal, assisting on another and always converting his attempt during the shootout.
Earlier this week, Eisbaren made a couple of big signings of its own, inking Philadelphia...