Found June 17, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
In about 10 days, like the rest of the National Hockey League, the Dallas Stars will look for their next big thing at the 2012 NHL Draft. The Stars are one of eight teams that has eight picks in this year's event, which will run seven rounds. Dallas' first pick will be 13th overall, a spot the Stars have thanks to missing the playoffs for a fourth straight season. But the club also has two pretty important picks in the second round as Dallas will select 43rd and 61st overall. The Stars took defenseman Jamieson Oleksiak in the first-round of the 2011 draft and the big Canadian-born blueliner showed well for himself last year with Saginaw and Niagara of the Ontario Hockey League. Oleksiak also got some solid experience with the Ice Dogs in the OHL Playoffs as Niagara advanced all the way to the league finals before bowing out against OHL champion London. And in 2010, the Stars took Jack Campbell, an American-born goaltender, with their top pick. Campbell spent most of last s...

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