Texas Stars win the Calder Cup with Patrik Nemeth OT Winner; NHL and AHL Finals end with OT Winners by Defensemen

Texas Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth | Photo courtesy of WikiMediaCommons. The Texas Stars, number 1 seed in the Western Conference of the American Hockey League (AHL) has won the Calder Cup, the AHL equivalent of the Stanley Cup. Texas defenseman Patrik Nemeth, second-round pick in the 2010 NHL Draft, scores the overtime game-winning goal in Game 5 of the Finals. Nemeth‘s goal...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Salary cap breakdown

The Dallas Stars are coming off of what many would deem a successful season. They made their first trip to the playoffs in six years and were able to remain competitive in nearly every game of their playoff series with the Anaheim Ducks. With the salary cap being raised to an estimated $71 million, leaving around $21 million in cap room for the upcoming 2014-15 season, it would not...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Open Post- Grand Rapids Griffins At The Texas Stars

via the AHL, Game 6 - 8:00pm ET, AHL Live (TEX leads series, 3-2) The Texas Stars get two cracks at knocking out the defending Calder Cup champions, beginning with tonight's Game 6 at the Cedar Park Center. Chris Mueller (2-1-3) scored 3:18 into overtime to give Texas a 3-2 win over Grand Rapids in the pivotal Game 5 on Friday... Mike Hedden (5-3-8) extended his scoring...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jon Gillies The Next Team USA Star At The World Juniors?

After the performance that John Gibson put in net during last year’s World Junior Hockey Championships, you have to feel almost sorry for the goalie to follow him this year. Until you watch Jon Gillies play. The backup to Gibson last season, Gillies is set to be the next star in net wearing the Red, White, and Blue during the World Juniors. During the 2010 World Juniors, Jack Campbell...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen York Receives PTO With Texas Stars by   Steven Ellis

With goaltenders Jack Campbell and Christopher Nilstorp out of action with injuries, the Texas Stars have signed Evansvilel IceMan puck-stopper Allen York to a professional tryout contract. York was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 6th round (158th overall) during the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played his first NHL game with the Blue Jackets on October 25th, 2011 against...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames-Stars Preview

Kari Lehtonen's injury has had a big effect on the Dallas Stars, whose goaltending has been sorely lacking in his absence. They expect him back Thursday night when they host the Calgary Flames, who have several players that have had success against Dallas recently. The Stars (3-5-0) have been without Lehtonen since a 4-1 win at Winnipeg on Oct. 11, which he left due to a lower...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars activate Lehtonen from IR

The Dallas Stars have activated goaltender Kari Lehtonen from injured reserve. Dallas also Monday recalled defenseman Aaron Rome from his conditioning assignment with the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League and assigned goaltender Jack Campbell to the AHL squad. Lehtonen has missed the past five games after being placed on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 11 when he suffered...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks Score Five Unanswered in Seventh Straight Victory, 6-3 over Stars

Coaches make goalie changes when the current netminder isn’t affective or sometimes just to shift the momentum in a game. The Ducks certainly made the strategy work in a 6-3 victory over the visiting Stars tonight at Honda Center. After Anaheim finished the first period down 3-1 to Dallas coach Bruce Boudreau inserted rookie Frederik Andersen to start the second period the first...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jack Campbell May Make His NHL Debut Tonight Against The Ducks

from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, Stars coach Lindy Ruff said injured goalie Kari Lehtonen (lower body) is not ready to play and will not be activated from IR on Sunday. That means the Stars have a choice between playing Dan Ellis on a quick back-to-back or giving Jack Campell his NHL debut. While Ruff would not say what his choice is, it’s pretty clear Campbell...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars put Kari Lehtonen on injured reserve list

Kari Lehtonen, the Dallas Stars goaltender will be missing a few games after suffering a lower body injury on Saturday. It has been confirmed by the Stars that their starting goalie is in fact on the injured reserve list. Jack Campbell, the top goal tending prospect for Dallas, is expected to spend time with the club and he may even make his NHL debut tonight against the Colorado...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars recall goalie after starter Lehtonen injured

The Dallas Stars have brought up goalie Jack Campbell from the minor leagues after starter Kari Lehtonen left a game with an injury. Campbell was recalled from the Texas Stars of the AHL on Saturday, a day after Lehtonen was hurt in a 4-1 win over Winnipeg. The Stars were playing at Minnesota on Saturday night. Dan Ellis is Lehtonen's backup. Lehtonen started the first three...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tarasenko's SO goal gives Blues win over Stars

Vladimir Tarasenko scored the only goal in a shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 6-5 victory over the Dallas Stars in an preseason game on Sunday night. Tarasenko flipped the puck over the shoulder of Jack Campbell and into the upper left corner of the net. First-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin scored two goals to give Dallas leads of 4-3 and 5-4. The Blues tied it 5-5 on...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Tarasenko's SO goal gives Blues win over Stars

DALLAS (AP) Vladimir Tarasenko scored the only goal in a shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 6-5 victory over the Dallas Stars in an preseason game on Sunday night.Tarasenko flipped the puck over the shoulder of Jack Campbell and into the upper left corner of the net.First-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin scored two goals to give Dallas leads of 4-3 and 5-4.The Blues tied it...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars fall in preseason game to Blues in shootout

DALLAS (AP) -- Vladimir Tarasenko scored the only goal in a shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 6-5 victory over the Dallas Stars in an preseason game on Sunday night. Tarasenko flipped the puck over the shoulder of Jack Campbell and into the upper left corner of the net. First-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin scored two goals to give Dallas leads of 4-3 and 5-4. The Blues...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Patient path for Stars goalie prospect Campbell

It isn't easy playing the waiting game as a goalie with high expectations chosen in the first round of the NHL Draft. It appears Dallas Stars prospect and 2010 first-round pick Jack Campbell has finally come to grips with his situation and is at peace with where he is and where he wants to be in his development within the organization. It's a recipe for success for any young...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL 2013 Draft: A Closer Look at the Stars Picks

Draft day is always an interesting time, but this draft for Dallas was especially interesting, mostly due to the Valeri Nichushkin draft pick. The rest of the draft day continued to be a bit odd as the Stars took a goalie early and used most of the other draft picks on left wings. The team probably didn’t add as many centers or defensemen as fans may have hoped for, but the...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Admirals vs Texas Stars WCQF Preview

(Photo by: Scott Paulus Photography) Western Conference Quarter Finals (Best-of-Five Series) #8 Milwaukee Admirals (Record; points) vs #1 Texas Stars (43-22-11; 97 points) Coverage from the enemy: Hundred Degree Hockey The Milwaukee Admirals head to the AHL Playoffs for the eleventh straight season, an AHL record, to take on the Texas Stars, the best of the...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL Report and the Week Ahead: 4/15-4/21

Texas Stars The new look Texas Stars had a nice week, winning two of three games and maintaining their overall lead in the Western Conference. They clinched the division title with their win on Sunday night. The Stars really outplayed their opponents in all three games and probably should have won their first game of the week. They outshot Charlotte by a 47-32 margin but...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 4/1-4/7

Texas Stars Texas is back on a good roll again with a pair of wins last week. They’ve now won four of their last five games and are steadying the ship with just three weeks left in the season. Jack Campbell started both games last week and had a whirlwind adventure. He allowed six goals in a wild OT 7-6 win against Houston before stymieing the Grand Rapids Griffins to just...
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April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 3/25-3/31

Texas Stars Texas went 2-1-0 last week as they’re slowly winding down the regular season. The starts this past week were split between Richard Bachman and Jack Campbell. Campbell was in Dallas during the beginning of the week while Bachman was in the AHL to get some work. Bachman did pretty well during his two starts of the week, stopping 52 of 56 shots and winning...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars recall Bachman, send down prospect

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Stars have recalled goaltender Richard Bachman and sent goalie prospect Jack Campbell back to their AHL affiliate. Bachman will return to his role as the backup for Kari Lehtonen after appearing in two games and winning both for the Texas Stars. Bachman is 1-3 in four starts for Dallas this season, and he got another win when he replaced an injured Lehtonen...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 3/18-3/24

Texas Stars The Stars finally got themselves back into the win column last week with two wins in three games (points in all three games). Texas had been riding a five game losing streak so it’s good to see them back and successful again. Jack Campbell was the man of the week as he started two games and played a majority of the third game. Cris Nilstorp started the first...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 3/11-3/17

Texas Stars Texas had another tough week as they lost both of their games last week to extend their losing streak to five games. One of those losses was in the shootout so they did manage at least one point. Jack Campbell and Cristopher Nilstorp split starts last week and both guys struggled. Campbell was pulled midway through the second period of his start after allowing...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL report and the week ahead 3/4-3/10

Texas Stars Texas had their first bad week in a looooong time as they lost all three of their games last week (one shootout loss) to snap their five game winning streak. The losses (two to OKC and one to Chicago) constitute the first three game losing streak the Stars have had since the very beginning of the season. Texas is still first in the overall standings, but they’ve...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL, CHL report and the week ahead 2/25-3/3

Texas Stars At this point everyone is just left to wonder how the hell Texas is doing this. Despite the continued line shuffling and call-ups to Dallas and just the general roster turnover, the Texas Stars managed to win all three of their games last week (all on the road). The Stars have now won five in a row (six of their last seven) and sit atop the AHL standings. They...
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February 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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