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via Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News, Through a dozen games on Fox Sports Southwest, the Stars are averaging a 0.5 rating, which translates into 12,857 homes. That’s the same as the five games that have aired on KTXA (Channel 21). It hasn’t helped that they’ve had to go up against postseason Rangers games and one Cowboys game.
The 0.5 on FSSW is down more than 30 percent from the 0.9 for the first 12 games on FSSW last season.
The nadir came Oct. 27, when the Kings-Stars on FSSW went head-to-head with Game 6 of the World Series. Yes, the almost-clinching Game 6, which drew a record 47.1 rating for a Rangers game. That’s 1.21 million homes. Kings-Stars drew a 0.1, which translates into 2,571 homes.
BEST OF MAXIM
On Friday night in Colorado, the Dallas Stars figure to get center Steve Ott back from the hip pointer that has sidelined him for the last six games. But in Tuesday's 6-0 loss to Florida, Glen Gulutzan's club suffered another notable setback when grinding winger Adam Burish suffered a broken hand and will miss the next four to six weeks.
And it was just under a week ago...
The Dallas Stars have activated forward Steve Ott from the injured reserve after he recovered from a hip injury.
Ott will take the place of Adam Burish, who is expected to be out for four weeks with a broken hand after he was hit in the limb by a puck.
Ott was sidelined for six games with the hip injury, but should be in the lineup Friday night against the Colorado Avalanche.
Vancouver businessman Tom Gaglardi completed his purchase of the Dallas Stars on Friday.
Gaglardi's bid for the team was approved in bankruptcy court. The price tag was an estimated $265 million.
A news conference was scheduled for Monday to formally introduce Gaglardi as the team's new owner.
The Stars had reached an agreement to sell the team to Gaglardi in September...
The Dallas Stars have placed forward Adam Burish on injured reserve with a broken hand.
A Canadian businessman with Texas roots and lifelong love of hockey purchased the Dallas Stars. The Stars said Tom Gaglardi, president of Northland Properties Corp., will be introduced Monday at a news conference as the team's new owner. Terms were not disclosed, after the NHL board of governors unanimously approved the deal.
With the injury to Alex Goligoski, Adam Pardy figures to have more ice time over the next few weeks.
Tom Gaglardi purchased the NHL's Dallas Stars on Friday and will be introduced as the new owner of the franchise on Monday.
In the latest NHL Network News Update, Ed Cohen reports that Jaromir Jagr is not traveling with the Flyers, Steve Ott will return for the Stars and more. (NBC Sports)
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- A Canadian businessman has purchased the Dallas Stars.
The Stars offense has all but disappeared over their longest losing streak of the season. A meeting with the Avalanche could be the spark the club needs.
SHARKS AT DALLASFaceoff: 5 p.m. at American Airlines CenterTV/Radio: CSNCA/98.5, 102.1, 92.1Stars update: LW Jamie Benn leads Dallas in scoring with 19 points, and Sharks coach Todd McLellan calls him "one of the young stars of the NHL right now.
San Jose Sharks (10-5-1, 21 pts) @ Dallas Stars (11-7-0, 22 pts)
7:00 PM CT, November 19, 2011
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
The Stars find themselves in a worst case scenario decision tonight.