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The Dallas Stars Olympic update

Jamie Benn appears to be on the fourth line of Team Canada so far. (Photo by Getty Images) The Canadian Olympic team held their first practice in Russia today, giving us a broad understanding of how the lines might shake up. Captain of the Dallas Stars, Jamie Benn appears to be playing left wing on the fourth line with Patrice Bergeron at center and Patrick Marleau on the right....
Via isportsweb.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Valeri Nichushkin scores two as Stars explode for 7-1 win over Toronto Maple Leafs

Valeri Nichushkin was in the right place at the right time — twice — on Thursday night. Nichushkin scored two goals and Jamie Benn notched his 100th career goal and added three assists to lead the Dallas Stars to a 7-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Nichushkin, a rookie, had his first two-goal game to bring his season total to 11 goals in 48 games. He deflected Benn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nichushkin has 2 goals, Stars rout Maple Leafs 7-1

Valeri Nichushkin scored two goals to lead the Dallas Stars to a 7-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. Jamie Benn had his 100th career goal and three assists for Dallas, which broke open a 2-1 lead with four second-period goals and ended Toronto's six-game winning streak. Cody Eakin added a goal and an assist, and Alex Goligowski, Sergei Gonchar and Tyler...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nichushkin selection to Team Russia causing rift in leadership

When Team Russia announced their roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics, Valeri Nichushkin‘s name being on it was a bit of a surprise. After all, he’s just 18 years old and he doesn’t have a long history of international experience. According to a report from Russia, his selection has caused a bit of a rift between Team Russia’s coach and GM. Russian coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stars rookie Nichuskin scores pretty goal against Winnipeg

Dallas Stars rookie forward Valeri Nichushkin has been having a great first season in the NHL and on Saturday he had a fantastic goal against the Winnipeg Jets.  Nichushkin showed great burst in the neutral zone and turned Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec inside out as the Stars went on to win 6-4. [YouTube]
Via Diehardsport
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Valeri Nichushkin Opening Eyes In Dallas

from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, The fact Valeri Nichushkin is the first 18-year-old to play for the Stars since the franchise moved to Dallas in 1993 tells you he’s different. The fact he’s the first Stars rookie to score four points in a game since Jere Lehtinen did it in 1996 tells you he’s gifted. The fact teammates believe he’s only scratching...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Nichushkin (finally) breaks through in Stars' shootout victory over Senators

If you want to find encouragement in the Stars right now, there’s no better place to look than Valeri Nichushkin. The 18-year-old winger was the 10th-overall pick in the draft and decided to jump right into the NHL, becoming the youngest player on the Stars since they moved to Dallas in 1993. However, that leap looked pretty high during his first 10 games, as he struggled to score...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Valeri Nichushkin just wants a chance to be himself

Valeri Nichushkin has trouble speaking English but there’s no doubt he understands what’s being said. In fact it seems the 18-year-old Russian winger understands everything. Nichushkin is in a new land trying to make it in a new league and accomplish something few others his age have. And yet he seems to have a determination and confidence that’s stronger than even his most...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars ink first-round pick Nichushkin

The Dallas Stars have signed first-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin to a three-year entry-level contract. The 18-year-old Russian winger was the 10th overall pick in the draft last weekend. He played 18 regular-season games and 25 playoff games last season for the KHL club in Chelyabinsk, his hometown. Nichushkin scored nine points (six goals, three assists) in the playoffs and...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars sign top pick to 3-year entry-level contract

The Dallas Stars have signed top draft pick Valeri Nichushkin to a three-year entry-level contract. The 18-year-old Russian winger was the 10th overall pick in the draft last weekend. He played 18 regular-season games and 25 playoff games last season for the KHL club in Chelyabinsk, his hometown. Nichushkin scored nine points (six goals, three assists) in the playoffs and was the...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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