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Dallas Stars: Lindy Ruff Led Charge In Franchise Overhaul

The Dallas Stars split ties with head coach Lindy Ruff rather quickly after the season ended, and that may have caused you to overlook just how much he did for this franchise in his four years behind the bench. April 2013 was a lot like April 2017 for the Dallas Stars. The month helped close […] Dallas Stars: Lindy Ruff Led Charge In Franchise Overhaul - Blackout Dallas - Blackout...
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10 days ago

Dallas Stars: Is Ken Hitchcock the right choice?

As the Dallas Stars 2016-17 campaign dwindled down to a disappointing ending, the speculation seemed clear that head coach Lindy Ruff and the Stars front office would be parting ways. The speculation of a new coach led to some big names being thrown around like Gerard Gallant and Michel Therrien, but the clear front runner seemed to be former Stars coach Ken Hitchcock. The Stars...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Is Ken Hitchcock the key to success?

The Dallas Stars made their first change of the offseason this week, hiring Ken Hitchcock as their head coach. They previously fired Lindy Ruff after the Stars put on a highly disappointing 2016-17 season. Under Ruff, the Stars went 34-37-11 this season and only earned 79 points. They ended up in 6th place within the Central Division, far from the top spot that they earned last year...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Lindy Ruff let go

The Dallas Stars opted to not make a move similar to teams like Boston and Montreal mid-season with the head coach and stuck it out with Lindy Ruff to finish out the year. The lack of movement was meet with a lot of criticism, but Dallas stuck out the contract and allowed the partnership to go out on cleaner terms. It was announced Ruff would not be returning to Dallas like many...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Parting ways with Lindy Ruff

Despite having a strong run last season, the Dallas Stars were unable to renew their success this year and appeared very lackluster in many of their games. They closed the season with a 4-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night, placing 6th in the Central Division. They ultimately went 34-37-11 for the season, earning 79 points. The stats show just how much the team...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Valeri Nichushkin is heading to the KHL

Reports of players leaving the NHL and going to the KHL have always been a bit premature as most just use it as leverage to sign a better deal somewhere in North America. Valeri Nichushkin is a Russian born forward who was without a contract and as the season draws closer, the threat of him joining a team over in Russia is looking like a real possibility. Now, the Dallas Starts...
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September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindy Ruff: “Right now is not the time to assess blame”

The Dallas Stars were stomped 6-1 by the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, laying an egg in Game 7 of their second-round series. The Stars finished atop the Western Conference with 109 points, but unfortunately, goaltending issues with Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi tanked the team’s effort in the playoffs. Head coach Lindy Ruff told reporters after the game that losing was a “huge...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Can the Dallas Stars keep up their two-goalie system?

Get past the talk about the piping hot start and about Tyler Seguin's offensive surge — the whole team's offense, really — and the next big topic coming out of Dallas Stars' camp has been about who will get the starting job between the pipes.During the early stretch of the Stars' 2015-2016 campaign, they have alternated between longtime starter Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi,...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL coaches already on the hot seat

The start of a new NHL season is usually a time when rookies prove their worth and fight to keep a spot on the roster. However, this year it may also be a period where some coaches fight to keep their jobs. We are only a few games into the 2015-2016 NHL season, but a few coaches have already found themselves in the hot seat.  Coaching is not an easy feat: when a team is winning...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindy Ruff isn’t pleased with the effort from the Stars

Head coach Lindy Ruff isn’t too happy with the effort he is seeing from the Dallas Stars. Following a loss to the Colorado Avalanche, Ruff unloaded on his team and called them out for their embarrassing and pathetic effort. Here’s what Ruff had to say, as seen in the Dallas News: “I don’t buy that on back­-to­-back games our energy was low, I’m tired of that one....
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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