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Dillon Out for Stars

The Dallas Stars are ready to go. After battling down the stretch to secure the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Stars are now ready to open their first round series against the top-seeded Ducks tonight at Honda Center in Anaheim. “They feel loose, good spirit. I don’t get any feeling that they are uptight,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. “We’ve had a couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Zack Kassian Has A Hearing Today For This Hit On Brenden Dillon

The NHL has announced Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks will have a hearing today for this hit on Brenden Dillon of the Dallas Stars.  I do believe it is hearing via a phone call. Kassian received 5 for boarding and a game, the Canucks lost 6-1. via Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, On the Brendan Dillon injury (Lindy Ruff): “I was relieved to get him back...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dillon showing no signs of sophomore slump for Stars

FRISCO, Texas -- Sure, there were moments last season when Dallas Stars fans realized that Brenden Dillon was indeed a rookie, but the young defenseman more than held his own at the Dallas blue line during a truncated regular season. So, when the 22-year-old d-man headed into this, his first full NHL season and second campaign overall with the Stars, it was reasonable to expect...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-2014 Season Preview: Defensemen and Goalies

Brenden Dillon Dillon was the single biggest and best surprise from last season. Entering the year fans were hoping that he would be a solid contributor. Dillon ended up being best defenseman on the team and was getting top-pair minutes by the latter stages of the season. He was largely (and criminally) ignored in the Calder conversation though, so he’s still largely an...
Via Stars of Big D
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Dallas Stars defensive struggles: part 2

(Read part one by clicking here.) There is a silver lining for the Dallas Stars defensemen, however. As the saying goes, “defense wins championships” I compared the Dallas Stars defensemen to the Chicago Blackhawks defensemen from last season using the formula below: Y=Σ ((GP1TO1)/PT1, (GP2TO2)/PT2,…, (GPnTOn)/PTn) In simple terms, this analyzes the teams’ defense in terms...
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars 2013: Defensive lineup projections

With less than a couple months until the puck drops to start the 2013-2014 NHL season, it is time to consider some possibilities for the Dallas Stars’ roster in regards to defensive pairings. Brenden Dillon                  Stephane Robidas (A) Sergei Gonchar                 Alex Goligoski Jordie Benn                      ...
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwest Athlete Spotlight – Brenden Dillon

Brenden Dillon – NHL Name: Brenden Dillon Position:  Defenseman Team:  Dallas Stars Number: 4 Height:  6’3″  Weight:  228lbs Shoots:  Left Birthplace:  New Westminster, BC Acquired:  Free Agent Entry Level Contract March 1, 2011 He may have taken the long road to get there, but for Brenden Dillon, the road to Big D has started to pay off as a key member of the...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Brenden Dillon scores wacky goal as puck bounces off goalie’s back

There’s no proper way to describe the goal that Dallas Stars defenseman Brenden Dillon scored against the Edmonton Oilers other than calling it wacky.  His shot initially deflected off Oilers forward Lennart Petrell’s skate, hit a stanchion and then bounced off goalie Devan Dubnyk’s back.The goal tied the game at one and shifted the momentum in favor of the Dallas Stars, who...
Via Diehardsport
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Staubitz ejected for spearing Dillon in groin

This is the second spearing incident in the NHL in the last 24 hours, and I really hope this is not a new trend.  Anaheim Ducks forward Brad Staubitz tried to disguise his spear as a blocked shot attempt, but the referee was not fooled.  Dallas Stars defenseman Brenden Dillon returned to the game, but that doesn’t making watching this any less painful.  There has to be some...
Via Diehardsport
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dillon Savored Short Stint with Stars

At least for now, Brenden Dillon’s NHL debut will have to wait. The 21-year-old blue liner was recalled on Monday from the AHL’s Texas Stars so that Dallas head coach Glen Gulutzan would have seven healthy defensemen for Tuesday&rsqu...
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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