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Slow-starting Stars return from break with eye on playoffs

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Jason Spezza won't deny that his arrival in Dallas helped create expectations that the Stars struggled to meet early in the season. He's just glad the weight wasn't enough to ruin the season before the Stars reached the All-Star break. ''When you're a team that makes the playoffs and then you add a couple of pieces, the expectations take another step,'' said Spezza...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Ryan Kesler Rumors and Other Daily Updates: March 2

The Pittsburgh Penguins are increasing their pursuit of Ryan Kesler, and it looks like they are ready to make an offer. The proposed deal has Ryan Kesler going to the Penguins in return for Brandon Sutter, two draft picks (a first and a third it looks like) and the Canucks choice of a defenseman between Simon Despres or Brian Dumoulin. On the heels of the Ryan Miller trade...
Via Stars of Big D
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars snap Rangers' eight-game winning streak

  The Dallas Stars' uphill climb toward a second consecutive playoff berth received a big boost when they earned a win their coach called their most impressive of the season. Antoine Roussel scored the go-ahead goal 54 seconds into the second period, and the Stars broke the New York Rangers' eight-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Monday night. Dallas has won six of seven...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lady luck helps Stars edge Rangers

Maybe the tide truly is turning or then again, maybe it has already turned for the Dallas Stars. The Stars (16-14-5) ended the eight-game winning streak of the visiting New York Rangers on Monday night at American Airlines Center, sending the Blueshirts to Florida with a 3-2 loss before their fifth sellout crowd of the season. "We're getting a little more consistent every game,"...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars snap Rangers' 8-game winning streak

DALLAS (AP) Antoine Roussel scored the go-ahead goal 54 seconds into the second period, and the Dallas Stars broke the New York Rangers' eight-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Monday night. John Klingberg and Ales Hemsky also scored for the Stars, who have won six of seven. The Rangers' streak tied the NHL's longest this season but fell two games short of matching the team...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars a disappointment, Tyler Seguin is not

Coming into this 2014-15 NHL season, the Dallas Stars were the sexy pick by many to make some serious noise out of the Western Conference. Not that those types of predictions weren’t justified. Coming off of a season in which they improved a great deal off of their brief rebuild, they made some very notable additions, including the likes of Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky, among...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars a disappointment, Tyler Seguin is not

Coming into this 2014-15 NHL season, the Dallas Stars were the sexy pick by many to make some serious noise out of the Western Conference. Not that those types of predictions weren’t justified. Coming off of a season in which they improved a great deal off of their brief rebuild, they made some very notable additions, including the likes of Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky, among...
Via Bloguin Best
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars rally past Coyotes in third period

DALLAS -- John Klingberg, Cody Eakin and Jason Spezza all scored in the third period, rallying the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Ales Hemsky had two assists as Dallas ended a seven-game home losing streak (0-5-2), winning for just the second time in 11 home games (2-5-4). Arizona has lost its last five games in Dallas. Klingberg and Eakin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hemsky Embracing "Nice Change" in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas -- On the same day the Dallas Stars acquired veteran center Jason Spezza in a trade with the Ottawa Senators this summer, Dallas also signed another name familiar to local hockey fans in Ales Hemsky. Hemsky, 31, is of course a longtime Edmonton Oiler who was the 13th pick in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft and a fixture with the Stars' Western Conference rivals up north until...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Dallas Stars

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Dallas Stars. By: Nick Richter (@PensNation_Nick) Photo Credit: Wikipedia Free Agents Signed Ales Hemsky Brenden Ranford Jussi Rynnas Cameron Gaunce Julius Honka Antoine Roussel Scott Glennie Free Agents LostToby Petersen...
Via The PensNation
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers blanked in shootout in preseason-opening loss to Stars

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker, securing the victory with a save against Dave Bolland. Dallas' Alex...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ales Hemsky lifts Stars past Panthers in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker, securing the victory with a save against Dave Bolland. Dallas' Alex...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers blanked in shootout in preseason-opening loss to Stars

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker, securing the victory with a save against Dave Bolland. Dallas' Alex...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Shooting for the Stars

The Dallas Stars are going to be the team to watch in the 2014-15 NHL season in my opinion. Jim Nill is doing amazing things in Dallas and the on-ice product is going to be outstanding. In the past two off-seasons alone Nill has added Shawn Horcoff (bet you didn’t think I’d start there), Tyler Seguin, Jason Spezza, Ales Hemsky, and Val Nichushkin. The best GMs in the league struggle...
Via TopSportsReport
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Season ticket sales for the Dallas Stars are booming

Back in 2012, we took a quick look at the odd attendance figures emerging out of Dallas. Remarkably, the club set franchise records for largest single-game crowd and smallest single-game crowd during the 2011-12 season. Since then, attendance figures have been pretty ugly. The team averaged 79.1% capacity, the worst mark in the NHL, during its home games in 2013-14. The tide is starting...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Season ticket sales for the Dallas Stars are booming

Back in 2012, we took a quick look at the odd attendance figures emerging out of Dallas. Remarkably, the club set franchise records for largest single-game crowd and smallest single-game crowd during the 2011-12 season. Since then, attendance figures have been pretty ugly. The team averaged 79.1% capacity, the worst mark in the NHL, during its home games in 2013-14. The tide is starting...
Via Bloguin Best
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Offseason Winners: The Dallas Stars

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports So far this NHL offseason has been most eventful, featuring blockbuster deals and important free agency signings that have either propelled teams closer to their goal of winning the Stanley Cup, or pushed teams further away given the losses they have experienced. Over the course of the next two weeks, I plan on exploring the biggest winners and losers...
Via The Sideline
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five NHL Free Agent Winners

Here are my five winners from free agency: 1. Dallas Stars Andre Ringuette/Getty Images The Stars made their splash through trade and free agency. First they acquired Jason Spezza from the Ottawa Senators. Spezza is an incredible talent, and despite some injury issues, is still a very good offensive centre in the NHL. Spezza is the second big name centre GM Nill has acquired in recent...
Via TopSportsReport
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars sign RW Ales Hemsky to three-year deal

Following up on their addition of Jason Spezza earlier in the day, the Dallas Stars added one of Spezza’s old Ottawa teammates a few hours later after dealing for the former Senators captain. The Stars inked right wing Ales Hemsky, who played he last 20 games of 2013-14 with Spezza to a three-year, $12M deal. Hemsky was dealt from the Edmonton Oilers to the Senators at the trade...
Via Around The Rink
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ales Hemsky Inks 3 Year Deal with the Stars

Free Agent forward Ales Hemsky has signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars worth $12 million dollars. Hemsky signs with the Stars on the heel of a trade made earlier in the day that sent his teammate with the Ottawa Senators, Jason Spezza, to the Stars where they will now be reunited. Hemsky was traded to the Ottawa Senators last season from the Edmonton Oilers where he...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Get Loaded, Add Hemsky by   Colin Fitts

There is going to be serious competition in the Central Division this year as the Dallas Stars are looking like a stronger team already. Not only did they acquire Jason Spezza earlier today through trade, they have signed Ales Hemsky as well. Hemsky will make $4 million the next 3 years in Dallas. The 30-year old right winger played 75 [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

8 Reasons Why Ales Hemsky Would Fit with the Montreal Canadiens

Mike Carlson/Getty Images   While GMs feverishly interview pending Unrestricted Free Agents mere days before the draft, there’s one UFA in particular that Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin should be paying close attention to. Ales Hemsky.   What’s so special about the injury prone winger? Glad you asked.   Here are the 8 reasons why Ales Hemsky would be a great fit with...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Did the Offence Go: Sens Set to Lose Hemsky, Michalek and Spezza?

When news broke this afternoon that Milan Michalek was listening to other offers, as is his right under the parameters of the CBA leading up to the start of unrestricted free agency on July 1st, it affirmed what Senators fans already knew – the Senators were always in a realistic position to lose their most productive line. Having spurned Ottawa’s three-year, $10 million offer...
Via The 6th Sens
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Insiders Discuss Senators Rumours on the Radio

There were lots of interesting bits of information relayed over the airwaves by prominent NHL insiders in the past two days. Darren Dreger appeared on “The Nielson & Fraser Show” on Edmonton’s TSN 1260 this morning and Elliotte Friedman was interviewed on Calgary’s Fan 960. I’ve transcribed the important parts of the interviews that pertain to the Senators below, but...
Via The 6th Sens
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Rumors: Ales Hemsky to test free agency

Ottawa Senators forward Ales Hemskywill not return to Ottawa next season after turning down a three-year deal according to TSN.  Dan4th - Common WikimediaHemsky was traded to Ottawa at the trade deadline this season after spending his whole 11 year career with the Edmonton Oilers. He played well for the Senators but the team failed to make it into the playoffs. TSN Hockey Insider...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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