Found June 19, 2014 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Jim Nill has been general manager of the Dallas Stars for just over a year now and his first 365 days as a GM in the National Hockey League have been eventful to say the least. When he was hired last May, the first issue to address was whether or not Glen Gulutzan, the Stars' head coach the previous two seasons, would return? Nill ultimately decided Gulutzan, who ended up being an assistant to John Tortorella with the Vancouver Canucks this season, would not. In early June, Nill made his first personnel move, acquiring veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar in a trade with the Ottawa Senators to give Dallas some additional experience at the blue line and Dallas then signed Gonchar to a multi-year deal. Two weeks later, former longtime Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff was named Dallas' new head coach. On June 30, the Stars drafted Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin 10th overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.   But Nill's master stroke came on July 4 as Dallas pulled off a blockbust...

Peverley working toward return for Stars since collapse

Rich Peverley is hopeful he can continue his NHL career. The Dallas Stars forward was revived after collapsing on the bench during a game at American Airlines Center on March 10. He was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat last summer and underwent surgery in Cleveland on March 19.   Since the scare, Peverley has been making progress in his recovery, but his future on the ice still...

Stars Injury Update: Rich Peverley making progress after ablation surgery

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is making progress after his ablation surgery and is recovering in hopes that he can play hockey again according to NBC Sports.   Dan Nicholas - Common WikimediaPeverley collapsed on the bench against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 10 which caused a huge scare to everyone watching. However, he was revived and rushed to the hospital for treatment...

Rich Peverley working hard, looking forward to presenting at NHL Awards Tuesday

Rich Peverley is working hard and trying to get himself to a place where he could return to the NHL ice, but he said he really doesn’t know when or if he might be able to play hockey again. “It’s a process, and there are a lot of steps,” said Peverley, the Stars forward who collapsed on the bench March 10 when his heart stopped and has since been trying to recover from the...

The Texas Stars Win The Calder Cup

from TheAHL, The kings of sudden death are now the kings of the American Hockey League. Patrik Nemeth scored 14:30 into overtime as the Texas Stars captured their first Calder Cup championship with a 4-3 win over the St. John's IceCaps in Game 5 of the Finals at Mile One Centre on Tuesday night. Nemeth, a second-round draft pick by the Dallas Stars in 2010 who played...

Texas Stars Capture The Calder Cup

The Texas Stars, affiliate of the Dallas Stars, are the 2014 Calder Cup Champions. The Stars defeated the St. John’s IceCaps, affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets in OT Tuesday evening with a final score of 4-3 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s to claim their crown. The winning goal was scored by Patrik Nemeth 14:30 into overtime. Texas finished the playoffs with a 6-0 record in overtime...

Morin Is The Star Again

Travis Morin stole the show for the second game in a row on Monday during Game 4 of the Calder Cup Final, recording three points and netting the game winner. Morin’s second goal of the evening at 2:24 into overtime gave the Texas Stars, AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, a win over St. John’s IceCaps who are the AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets. The IceCaps dominated the...

AHL Playoffs: Finals

The AHL playoffs concluded last night.  Here are my summaries of the first, second and third rounds.  This is the summary of the finals. Texas Stars defeat St John's IceCaps four games to one.  Texas is the Dallas Stars affiliate and St John's belongs to the Winnipeg Jets.  There was some drama in this series as the final three games were all overtime wins by Texas...
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