Jim Nill Statement on Rich Peverley

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill released the following statement: “Rich Peverley underwent successful surgery to correct an abnormal heart rhythm at the Cleveland Clinic on Tuesday, March 18. He is currently in normal sinus rhythm. He was released from the Cleveland Clinic today and is expected to return to Dallas tomorrow. He will be monitored closely and may require further...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars GM Nill offers trade deadline insights in interview with CBC—Wings-related ones, too

Former Red Wings assistant GM Jim Nill is preparing for his first trade deadline at the helm of his own team, the Dallas Stars, but he gave a thoughtful and insightful interview to the CBC's Doug Harrison, and the interview begins with Nill recollecting how the Chris Chelios trade went down back in 1999--and why it ended up making so much sense for the Wings: “First of...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Nill On The Trade Deadline

from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, Now, with some significant injuries that need to be tended, teams are going to get serious about addressing trades. While Nill said he doesn’t sense an immediate flood of trades on Monday, he understands the powder keg the trade deadline creates. “I think it’s going to be slow, but it just takes one team to do something...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill answers some basic trade talk questions

Jim Nill wants to win. He wants to win now, he wants to win in the future, he wants to win a few of the games this team has already lost. It consumes him. But the first-year Stars GM understands that winning is a process. That’s what 20 years in Detroit taught him. He was there when the Red Wings were just trying to become a winner. He was there when they transitioned from the...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nill likes where Stars sit heading into draft

Just over one week after the Dallas Stars announced the hiring of Lindy Ruff as the franchise's next head coach, the first big decision of recently-hired Stars general manager Jim Nill, the former Detroit assistant GM will again be front and center at Sunday's 2013 NHL Entry Draft at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The Stars will have two picks, 10th and 29th, in the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

What is Jim Nill looking for in new Stars head coach?

As of Wednesday, Jim Nill has officially been the General Manager of the Dallas Stars for exactly one month. The former Detroit Assistant GM was hired on April 29 and his first month on the job has been a busy one as he had to decide not to bring back head coach Glen Gulutzan as well as top assistant Paul Jerrard. But other than preparing for the upcoming NHL Draft, where the Stars...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars in no hurry to fill vacant coaching position

FRISCO, Texas-- It's hard to judge Jim Nill as the Dallas Stars' General Manager seeing how he's only been on the job for just over two weeks, but considering that the 55-year-old career hockey man is taking his time and using an approach to finding a replacement for now-former head coach Glen Gulutzan, who along with top assistant Paul Jerrard was relieved of his duties...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

New Stars GM Jim Nill not ready to decide on coach

The Dallas Stars have a new general manager. Jim Nill isn't ready to say if he'll have a new coach. Nill was introduced Monday after spending the past 15 years as an assistant GM with the Detroit Red Wings, who just extended the longest playoff streak in North American pro sports to 22 seasons. Glen Gulutzan has coached the last two of five straight years without a trip...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Report- Ryan Martin Expected To Replace Nill In Detroit

from Doug Harrison of CBC, The Red Wings are expected to promote Ryan Martin, the current assistant GM of hockey administration for the Red Wings, to take over for Nill, a married father of two daughters and one son. “I’m looking for somebody like Jim Nill,” said Holland when asked what his search for Nill’s successor would involve. “It’s experiences, work ethic...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings will lose Jim Nill to Dallas

We knew that Red Wings assistant GM Jim Nill would leave the organization to become another team's general manager eventually, and TSN's Darren Dreger reports that Nill will leave Detroit this spring to become the Dallas Stars' GM: All indications are the Dallas Stars are about to make a GM change. Detroit's Jim Nill expected to be named GM of Stars as early...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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