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How Do Dallas Stars Fans Feel about Jim Nill Right Now?

From blockbuster trades to Kris Russell, Jim Nill has given plenty of reasons for you to have an opinion of his work. Let's tally those opinions. This time last year, Jim Nill had just added Patrick Sharp and Stephen Johns along with Antii Niemi.  The Stars were loaded up, and while goaltending was a big question mark, there was plenty of talent in the tops four and six.  The...
Via Defending Big D
1 day ago

Does Jim Nill Have Another Summer Splash in Him?

Every summer for the past three years, Jim Nill has seemingly done the impossible. Tyler Seguin and Jason Spezza were acquired by trade during the first two July’s of Nill’s career as he set out to fortify the middle of the ice. Both of those moves happened quickly after free agency opened up on July 1st. Last year, he took his time. A couple of weeks went by and not much had...
Via The Hockey Writers
7 days ago

Dallas Stars: Free agency and roster outlook

Jim Nill and the Dallas Stars stayed true to their word when it came to free agency in the first two days and stayed relatively calm in their transactions. As it sits the Stars sit at a full twenty-three-man roster with the addition of free agent defensemen Dan Hamhuis and the re-signing of forward Patrick Eaves. This roster includes a lot of young players being called up especially...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Patrick Sharp ‘Could Be In Play’ For Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars had a tremendous 2015-16 season but they couldn’t reach the Western Conference final, so might we see general manager Jim Nill make substantial changes to progress further next campaign? Well, veteran winger Patrick Sharp might be used as a trade chip to address Dallas’ major weaknesses, which lie on the blue line and in net. League source says Patrick Sharp...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dallas Stars may wait until regular season to upgrade goalies

The Dallas Stars’ struggle in goal in 2015-16 was evident, but the team might not immediately look for an upgrade between the pipes. Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com reports Stars general manager Jim Nill might end up upgrading his shoddy goaltending situation in the offseason, but he writes Dallas might be patient in acquiring a goalie and stick with the status quo entering the season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Stars GM Nill gets 5-year contract extension

FRISCO, Texas (AP) The Western Conference-leading Dallas Stars have given general manager Jim Nill a five-year contract extension. Nill is only halfway through the initial five-year deal he got when he became the Stars GM in April 2013. The extension announced Friday goes through the 2022-23 season. Stars owner Tom Gaglardi says Nill has helped instill a culture of excellence...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Rich Peverley still not cleared

Rich Peverley has been working hard to return to hockey after collapsing on the bench on March 10 due to an irregular heartbeat, but as training camp starts, he’s still not ready to skate. As the Dallas Stars took the ice at the Forth Worth Convention Center, Peverley was in the building but spent his time bonding with the fans who had come out to watch the practice. According...
Via NESN.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

After busy day for Stars, Nill pleased with Tuesday's additions

FRISCO, Texas---When Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill was asked if the club was done adding new players for the day on Tuesday afternoon, the longtime hockey man admitted he was a bit tired and for good reason. On Tuesday, the first full day of NHL free agency, the Stars acquired veteran center Jason Spezza in a trade with the Ottawa Senators and signed backup goaltender Anders...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars go defensive and offensive in first round by picking Honka

One of the few needs the Dallas Stars had within their organization heading into the start of the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia on Friday was a right-handed defenseman who was offensive minded and who could also quarterback the power play. Well, Stars general manager Jim Nill and company got their man with the 14th overall pick by selecting Julius Honka, an 18-year-old Finnish defenseman...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars GM Jim Nill reflects on first year in Dallas

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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