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Stars sign newly acquired goalie Niemi to 3-year contract

DALLAS (AP) -- Former Stanley Cup-winning goalie Antti Niemi has signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars. The deal Monday came two days after Dallas acquired Niemi's contract rights from San Jose for a seventh-round pick during the draft and two days before the goaltender would have become an unrestricted free agent. Niemi won all 16 postseason games for Chicago in 2010...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stars sign newly acquired goalie Niemi to 3-year contract

DALLAS (AP) Former Stanley Cup-winning goalie Antti Niemi has signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars. The deal Monday came two days after Dallas acquired Niemi's contract rights from San Jose for a seventh-round pick during the draft and two days before the goaltender would have become an unrestricted free agent. Niemi won all 16 postseason games for Chicago in 2010...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stars acquire rights to champion goalie Niemi from Sharks

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have acquired the rights to former Stanley Cup champion goalie Antti Niemi from the San Jose Sharks. Dallas sent San Jose its seventh-round selection (193th overall) in Saturday's draft. Niemi is set to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday. Niemi won all 16 postseason games for Chicago in 2010 when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup title. He...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NHLer Shawn Horcoff Is Dumping His Dallas House — Just $2,950,000

  It was announced late last week that the Dallas Stars wouldn’t re-sign the aging Shawn Horcoff — 37 in September — which...
Via Busted Coverage
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin to appear in ESPN 'Body Issue'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bryce Harper, Kevin Love and Odell Beckham Jr. will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's seventh annual "Body Issue." Other athletes photographed include basketball stars DeAndre Jordan and Brittney Griner, U.S. soccer players Ali Krieger and Jermaine Jones, gymnast Aly Raisman, swimmer Natalie Coughlin, French Open champion Stan Wawrinka, NHL All-Star Tyler Seguin...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin, Aly Raisman Among Athletes In Next ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue” will be out next month, and there’s no shortage of sports stars posing in the nude. The magazine’s yearly Body Issue — which shows athletes photographed naked — is set to be released online on July 6 and will hit newsstands July 10. Perhaps the biggest name on this year’s list is Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, but he’s...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: Dallas Stars

TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina HurricansjaschiffNoah Hanifin New Jersey DevilskbennettMathew Barzal Philadelphia Flyers304YinzerLawson...
Via The Pensblog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC’s Dave Strader to become TV voice of the Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars have announced that NHL on NBC voice Dave Strader will join their TV team with analyst Daryl Reaugh. Since 2011, Strader has been the “B” announcer on the NHL on NBC, but for the past two seasons, would not work the conference final. Strader and Reaugh are not strangers as they have worked on NBC/NBCSN broadcasts over the past few years. The Stars made the announcement...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Canada tops Team Russia to win gold in World Championships: Is anyone surprised?

As the Conference Finals of the playoffs started this past weekend, the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships came to a close. The tournament ended with Canada winning gold, Russia winning silver, and the United States winning Bronze. Since the World Championships take place during the Stanley Cup playoffs, many of the NHL’s greatest stars are usually absent from the tournament...
Via isportsweb.com
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Eakin Gives Canada 1-0 Lead in Exciting Final Match

Canada will take a 1-0 lead into the second period after an incredible start to the gold medal game against Russia on Sunday. Game #64. This was it. The top two teams all tournament long battling it out for the gold medal. It was a fitting way to end a spectacular tournament, and right off the bat, the action was tremendous. Sergei Bobrovsky was the busier of the two goaltenders...
Via The Hockey House
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars players evacuate facility in police lockdown

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Three Dallas Stars players were among those evacuated from the NHL franchise's practice facility Friday as police searched for suspects in an armed robbery. Frisco police barricading an area around the Dr. Pepper StarCenter evacuated everyone from the building as they investigated what they believe to be multiple suspects in the arena parking garage. The Dallas...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin Scores Three, Canada Beats Belarus 9-0 to Advance

Canada would score nine goals on 50 shots on Thursday, beating Belarus 9-0 to advance to the semi-finals on Saturday. It took Canada just 27 seconds to find the back of the net. On the first good scoring chance of the contest, Sidney Crosby made a solid pass from the corner to find Brent Burns, who was streaking right into the offensive zone before roofing it over Kevin LaLande for...
Via The Hockey House
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Relating to Peverley while cheering on his comeback

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the ice, and everybody at American Airlines Arena went silent – as did I. I remembered reading about how Peverley had heart surgery for an irregular heartbeat earlier in the offseason, and was hoping this incident wasn’t cardiac related. Reports would later surface Peverley, then 31 years of age and in great physical shape,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars GM Jim Nill: ‘There’s Nobody That Wants To Fight Jamie Benn’

Casual hockey fans might not know a lot about Jamie Benn. He’s the captain and first-line left winger for the Dallas Stars, and he’s become one of the NHL’s top 10 players over the last two seasons. His power forward-type of game that blends outstanding offensive skill and physical play makes him one of the most difficult players to defend. Benn, who played in all 82 games...
Via NESN.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Seguin, MacKinnon Score, Canada Leads 2-1

A goal in the final few seconds of the first period helped Canada take the 2-1 lead over Switzerland after a period of play. It didn’t even take a full minute for the Canadians to score the first goal of the game. After getting the puck into the Swiss zone, Jake Muzzin’s point shot made its way past Reto Berra, but not over the goal line. Fortunately for the Canadians, Tyler...
Via The Hockey House
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mothers of Seguin, Benn give sons a taste of their own medicine

Revenge is a dish best served cold. That’s why the mothers of Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn waited to avenge the prank that their sons played on them this past Valentine’s Day. As part of a segment on the ESPN ‘Cabbie Presents’ show, the all-star NHL-ers convinced their moms that they were planning to propose to their girlfriends. The problem was, none of their families even...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Buffalo goalie Enroth: 'The goal was to come last'

If Buffalo was trying to publicly hide its desire to tank this season for a high draft pick, the Sabres probably should have let former goalie Jhonas Enroth in on the confidentiality agreement. The netminder spoke with a Swedish website recently about his trade from the Sabres to the Stars and let the website in on Buffalo's not-so-secret mission."They had only one goal…The goal...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Benn nominated for Ted Lindsay Award

The National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) announced Tuesday that Stars’ forward Jamie Benn has been named a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award along with Capitals’ forward Alexander Ovechkin, and Canadiens’ goaltender Carey Price. The Ted Lindsay Award, named after the ex-NHL forward best known for his skill, passion, and leadership, is granted to the league...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Canada opens worlds with win over Latvia as Spezza leads way

  Canada showed its attacking power with a 6-1 victory over Latvia on Friday in the first game of the world hockey championship, while the United States beat 2014 runner-up Finland 5-1. Defending champion Russia opened with a 6-2 victory over Norway, and Sweden beat host Czech Republic 6-5 in a shootout. Dallas Stars forward Jason Spezza led the Canadians with two goals and an assist...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

World Championship Preview: Finland Missing NHL Stars, but Will it Matter?

Bruce Bennett/Getty ImagesGoalies: Good news: Finland will have the tournament’s best goaltender in Pekka Rinne. The Nashville Predators star had quite the season, going 41-17-6 in 64 appearances with the Preds this year, earning him a nomination for the Vezina Trophy. Last year, following an awful NHL campaign that saw him miss 51 games due to an injury, Rinne rebounded to help...
Via The Hockey House
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin Needs To Grow Up To Reach True Potential

View image | gettyimages.com Tyler Seguin is one of the most talented players in the National Hockey League, there is not question about that. He took a huge step forward stats wise this year, putting up 77 points in 71 games, and almost helped lead the Dallas Stars to a playoff birth. Seguin was a healthy scratch for the teams last game of the season for being late to practice...
Via Beyond The Benches
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars sign John Klingberg to seven-year contract extension

Today, the Dallas Stars announced that the club has signed defenseman John Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound native of Gothenburg, Sweden, was selected by Dallas in the fifth round (131st overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft. Klingberg, 22, appeared in 65 games this […] The post Stars sign John Klingberg to...
Via Along the Boards
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars sign defenseman Klingberg to 7-year contract extension

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Stars have signed John Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension after he led NHL rookie defensemen in assists and points this season. Klingberg had 40 points (11 goals, 29 assists) in 65 games. The goals, assists and points were all single-season Stars records for a rookie defenseman. General manager Jim Nill says Klingberg is a very special player...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the Dallas Stars’ 2016 UFA class

Now that the Dallas Stars season is over, planning for the future takes center stage. While the Stars have multiple free agent decisions ahead, it is never too early to start thinking about the 2016 class. The Stars have six players set to become unrestricted free agents when their contracts expire in the summer of […] The post Examining the Dallas Stars’ 2016 UFA class appeared...
Via Along the Boards
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn The Brightest Star In Dallas

View image | gettyimages.com The 2014-15 regular season has come to a close, in what was one of the lowest scoring seasons in recent history. Despite the drop in scoring many Dallas Stars fans were given one last memorable moment from the 2014-15 season as captain Jamie Benn captured the Art Ross trophy for leading the NHL in scoring with 87 points in 82 games. The Stars and Benn...
Via Beyond The Benches
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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