DALLAS -- After suffering heartbreaking losses in each of their last three games at American Airlines Center, a streak dating back to their season-ending loss in Game Six of their first-round playoff series with the Anaheim Ducks in April, the Dallas Stars were due for a win on home ice.
And on Tuesday night, the Stars scored almost at will, leading 3-0 after one period and 5-0 early...
FRISCO, Texas -- Considering they both missed nearly all of preseason and didn't arrive in Dallas until last week, Brenden Dillon and Cody Eakin are coming along nicely in terms of being ready to roll for the start of the Dallas Stars' season on Thursday.
Along with Eakin, Dillon, 23, was one of two restricted free agents on the Stars this offseason. The young defenseman...
On Monday afternoon, the Dallas Stars signed one of their two remaining restricted free agents, announcing that the club had reached terms with young forward Cody Eakin on a two-year contract.
Eakin, 22, came to Dallas in June 2012 from the Washington Capitals in the trade that sent longtime Stars center Mike Ribeiro to the nation's capital.
The hard-working young center has...
DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have signed young forward Cody Eakin to a two-year contract after he recorded career highs in most categories last season.
The 22-year-old Eakin tied for fourth on the team with 16 goals and 35 points in 81 games to help Dallas end a five-year playoff drought. The Stars lost to Anaheim in the first round.
Eakin led the Stars in faceoff wins and total...
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23 days ago
The Dallas Stars have agreed to a new two-year, $3.8 million contract with RFA center Cody Eakin, who now signs in plenty of time to be ready and able to play in the season opener against the Chicago Blackhawks.
The deal will pay Eakin $1.5 million in 2014-15 and then $2.3 million next season for a total cap hit of $1.9 million each season. The deal falls in line with what many...
FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed forward Cody Eakin to a two-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"Cody is a two-way, young forward who competes hard and has the ability to make plays offensively," said Nill. "He has just scratched the surface in terms of his development...
Since he became general manager in 2013, Jim Nill has been very clear about his approach to the Stars.
He wanted to build a culture of winning, he identified areas of need and added key centers, and he helped build depth and cultivate the youth of the organization. And now, with training camp set to start at 9 a.m. Friday at Fort Worth Convention Center, Nill is clear about how...
Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15
C 1. Tyler Seguin
2. Jason Spezza
3. Cody Eakin
4. Vernon Fiddler
5. Travis Morin
L 1. Jamie Benn
2. Antoine Roussel
3. Erik Cole
4. Shawn Horcoff
R 1. Ales Hemsky
2. Valeri Nichushkin
3. Ryan Garbutt ...
The Dallas Stars made it into the playoffs for the first time since the 2007-08 season thanks in large part to the team’s offensive efficiency. Last season the Stars ranked 10th in goals per game and 17th in goals against. The offensive turnaround came when the team went out and brought in talented goal scorers last off-season.
Here are the Stars top five goal scorers!
DALLAS (AP) -- The young Dallas Stars keep overcoming early 2-0 deficits. With their latest comeback in Game 4, they are now even with the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks.
Down in the series after losing the first two games in Anaheim, the Stars trailed by two goals in the first period Wednesday night before captain Jaime Benn started the comeback with an unassisted goal off a faceoff....
DALLAS (AP) -- Cody Eakin and Alex Goligoski scored 1:22 apart on Dallas' first two shots in the third period and the Stars beat the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Wednesday in Game 4 of the best-of-seven series that is all even now.
Even without captain Ryan Getzlaf, a surprise late scratch with an upper-body injury, and healthy scratch Teemu Selanne, the Ducks jumped out to...
DALLAS (AP) -- Cody Eakin and Alex Goligoski scored on Dallas' first two shots in the third period and the Stars beat the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Wednesday in Game 4 of the best-of-seven series that is all even now.
Even without captain Ryan Getzlaf, a surprise late scratch with an upper-body injury, and healthy scratch Teemu Selane, the Ducks jumped out to a 2-0 lead...
ST. LOUIS -- The Dallas Stars are trying to make a late playoff push.
Against a team battling for first place overall in the league, the Stars stepped up their game.
Colton Sceviour got the first two goals and Antoine Roussel scored on a breakaway in the third period to give the Stars a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
"This was a huge test for us,"...
In its purest form, Saturday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center might not have been a true must-win for the Stars, but it was definitely close.
Dallas of course was heading into this afternoon affair on a four-game losing streak and hadn't won since March 11 at St. Louis, the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the Stars bench...
Dallas 1 – San Jose 2
San Jose controlled this game for the first 10 minutes. They were playing at a frenetic pace and causing multiple turnovers from the Stars. Cody Eakin turned the puck over right in front of Kari and was lucky that the Sharks didn’t score a goal.
The forecheck from San Jose was causing huge...
The Dallas Stars kicked off their three-game road trip out west in solid fashion with a 2-0 blanking of the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Saturday night, the first time Bruce Boudreau's Ducks have been shut out this entire season.
Dallas got a second-period goal from defenseman Trevor Daley, who tapped in a rebound after Stars center Cody Eakin, who missed most of the first...
Dallas 2 – Anaheim 0
Cody Eakin suffered an injury in the first minute when he took a puck to the face. Dan Ellis was clearing the puck from behind the net and sent it flying along the boards. The puck ended up hitting Eakin and he was immediately out of the game.
Aside from that, there was very little to this period...
One of the great things about writing about a team is that you can capture your feelings at a particular moment and remember how you felt during the journey - not just the simple narrative that your mind creates at the end to help you reconcile the events along the way.
That is also one of the horrible things about writing. Because that means that you said things that seemed true...
After Tyler Seguin and Janie Benn, there is a significant drop off in terms of scoring leaders for the Dallas Stars - Seguin checks in with 47, Benn with 45, then Cody Eakin with 26.Regardless, the top-heavy Stars are floundering since the calender turned to 2014, losing six straight to start the new year - but they seem to have turned it around somewhat since, posting a 3-2...
First Colton Orr with a hit on Cody Eakin... Orr received a 10 minute misconduct.
Then about ten minutes of clock-time later, Nazem Kadri and Antoine Rousssel get into it... Continue reading "Videos- Dallas Up Big On Toronto, Stuff Happens"
Rarely do the Predators allow the first goal and come away with a win, but Nashville defied the numbers against Dallas on Monday night.
The Predators defeated the Stars 4-1 at Bridgestone Arena to pick up two much-needed points and move ahead of Dallas in the Central Division.
The Predators entered the game with the worst record in the league when trailing first, winning just 14...
Roman Josi had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.
Nick Spaling, Shea Weber, and Mike Fisher also scored for Nashville, which has won three of four.
Cody Eakin scored for Dallas, losers of nine of 10.
With Dallas on a power play, Eakin scored the game's first goal at 4:45 of the opening period with a...
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January 20, 2014
After 7 tries spanning 14 days the Dallas Stars have added to their point total in the year 2014 with a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers at the American Airlines Center Tuesday night.
With local media and fans alike throwing around terms like "must win" in relation to this one, the Stars came out strong, striking just 14 seconds in when Trevor Daley took advantage of an...
Cody Eakin, Stephane Robidas and Ryan Garbutt scored in a 53-second span of the third period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Pacific Division leading Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Tuesday night for their first home win in more than month.
The Stars trailed 2-1 before the three-goal flurry against Jonas Hiller. Antoine Roussel scored twice for Dallas, and Alex Chiasson added an empty-net goal...
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November 27, 2013
Having not won a home game since October 24, and down 2-1 in the third period to the Anaheim Ducks, things were looking bad for the Dallas Stars. That was, until center Cody Eakin scored off the rush on a pass from winger Erik Cole to tie it at 2-2 5:25 into the final frame. 25 seconds later, defenseman Stephane Robidas snapped it past Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller to give the Stars...