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The Dallas Stars have signed first-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin to a three-year entry-level contract.
The 18-year-old Russian winger was the 10th overall pick in the draft last weekend. He played 18 regular-season games and 25 playoff games last season for the KHL club in Chelyabinsk, his hometown.
Nichushkin scored nine points (six goals, three assists) in the playoffs and was the KHL's top rookie.
Terms of the deal announced Saturday weren't released.
Nichushkin scored the winning goal in the bronze medal game against Canada in the world junior championships in January. He also was on two other world junior teams with Russia, including one that took the goal medal in an under-17 tournament in 2012.
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BLAME THE HACKERS
Tyler Seguin's Twitter account sent out a homophobic joke, but the Stars player said he was hacked.
The joke is from the movie “Full Metal Jacket”, but no one is going to do the research on that.
Long drive back to Toronto then Dallas for a few days
— Tyler Seguin (@tylerseguin92) July 6, 2013
Seguin realized it was 2013, deleted the Tweet and blamed a hacker. You notice how the hacker always just makes one Tweet and then the original owner gets full control of their...
Recently acquired Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin says an anti-gay comment that showed up on his Twitter account came from ''hackers.''
The Stars said in a statement Sunday that they had ''addressed the issue directly'' with Seguin. The tweet showed up on his account Saturday and was quickly removed.
Seguin posted an apology on Twitter and said...
PARTY IN THE USA
Tyler Seguin was traded by the Boston Bruins on Thursday, reportedly because the team was unhappy with his partying ways. In a wonderfully ironic twist, the youngster just so happened to throw a party the day he was traded. Numerous people tweeted about being at Seguin’s house on the Cape for a July 4 party [...]
Via the Dallas Stars PR dept...The Dallas Stars organization has released the following statement:"In no way, shape or form does the Dallas Stars organization condone or agree with the message that was sent out through Tyler Seguin's Twitter feed last night. We've addressed the issue directly with Tyler and we'll continue to work on educating our players regarding...
via the Dallas Stars PR dept...
The Dallas Stars organization has released the following statement:
"In no way, shape or form does the Dallas Stars organization condone or agree with the message that was sent out through Tyler Seguin's Twitter feed last night. We've addressed the issue directly with Tyler and we'll continue to work on educating our players regarding...
On July 4th, while America was celebrating it's independence from the British, Peter Chiarelli was busy putting together a massive deal that sent Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to the Dallas Stars. As per tradition, we've put together our favorite Tyler Seguin photoshops, but there's a catch.
We, literally, have hundreds of Seguin 'shops from the...
from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,
So it has to be a little concerning that social media and the internet have been filled with negative Tyler Seguin stories for the past three days. The latest came Saturday night when Seguin (who can be found at @tylerseguin92 on Twitter) tweeted out: “Only steers and queers in Texas, and I’m not a cow.”
He followed that...
So Rich Peverley was traded to Dallas with Ryan Button and Tyler Seguin. As if our new tradition, when any Bruin leaves the team - we have a tribute to them with our favorite photoshops.
Bake em away toys.
Not a shop, just an awesome WTF face
It took one week for Jim Nill to put his stamp on the team. One week for him to completely overhaul the organization and bring some real excitement to the team. Stars fans are well aware of the two trades yesterday, so I won’t go into the details too much here.
Some thoughts on what Dallas lost first. It’s going to be tough not having Loui Eriksson around here next year....
Twitter is a relatively new but vastly popular social medium. Combine that with
being a young athlete with confidence and cash and you have a potentially
explosive situation. It's a 24/7 world that provides a "no holds barred" social microscope. For every true blue fan that follows an
athlete on Twitter there are just as many waiting and watching for him to mess...
As if Boston sports needed more bad news. Boston athletes were generating enough negative PR as it is. Enter Tyler Seguin.
Well exit Tyler Seguin, he does so many dumb things that he got himself traded out of town to the Dallas Stars. Mostly because he’s such a party animal. To be fair, Tyler Seguin is pretty dumb when he’s sober too. His partying got so bad that the Bruins hired...
The Boston Bruins need look no further than Tyler Seguin’s statistics in the 2013 NHL playoffs if they want to justify trading him to the Dallas Stars. Seguin scored only one goal and tallied seven assists in 22 postseason games. That brought his total to six goals in 42 career playoff games with the team. [...]
Nashville added another piece to the puzzle as well, signing veteran Eric Nystrom to a 4 year, $10 million deal, marking the fifth player the Predators have picked up in the first day of free agency.
Nystrom, 30, scored 11 points last season for the Dallas Stars and has 83 points in 408 career games in the NHL. Nystrom is another depth forward, but is great on the ice during the...
The Dallas Stars have found Kari Lehtonen’s backup, signing left-handed catching goaltender Dan Ellis to a two-year contract worth $1.8 million. Ellis was originally drafted by the Stars, back in the second round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, 60th overall. The 33-year-old from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is listed at 6’1″, 191 lbs, and in 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes [...]