DALLAS STARS NEWS

Stars forward Nichushkin doesn't think much of fitness tests

While the offseason drags on, The Dallas Morning News is doing a series on things people may not know about some of the Stars players, and a profile on Valeri Nichushkin revealed some interesting ideas from the right wing on the value of draft testing. Nichushkin was selected 10th overall in the 2013 NHL Draft by the Stars, but he was projected to go much earlier, as the average...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars look to establish bond, winning attitude early

The Dallas Stars made some high-profile veteran additions to their team this summer with moves which landed them Stanley Cup champions Patrick Sharp, Johnny Oduya and Anttii Niemi. But the Stars are hoping their team will catch on to more than just the new additions' winning ways. Dallas general manager Jim Nill said he hopes every player on the Dallas roster will adopt lifestyles...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars see two players ranked in Top 16 of THN's Top 50 NHLers

The Dallas Stars boast two of hockey's best players according to a recent rankings list by The Hockey News. The outlet released its annual rankings this week, and Jamie Benn came in at No. 12 while Tyler Seguin was ranked No. 16 overall. The top spot went to Montreal goalie Carey Price, an easy choice considering Price's Hart Trophy campaign during the 2014-15 season. Benn and...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seguin, Benn to participate in sled hockey charity event

The hockey season is just around the corner, but Dallas Stars fans can get an early start when a handful of players return to the area to chip in for charity at the end of the month. Both Jordie Benn and Tyler Seguin are expected to be in attendance at a Dallas Sled Hockey game on Aug. 29 as part of an event to benefit the sled hockey team.  According to the Dallas Sled Hockey Twitter...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin: It Was ‘Real Tough’ To Keep Mouth Shut After Bruins Trade

After back-to-back 37-goal seasons with the Dallas Stars, it appears Tyler Seguin finally has put his unceremonious departure from the Boston Bruins in the past. Well, almost. It’s been just over two years since the Bruins traded Seguin to the Stars as part of a blockbuster deal, which was accompanied by rumors that Boston pushed Seguin out due to concerns about his maturity. The...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Seguin opens up about controversial trade from Boston

Tyler Seguin has come a long way in just two years. During the summer of 2013, Seguin was in the news for what seemed like all the wrong reasons. Despite being picked No. 2 overall by the Bruins in the 2010 NHL Draft, the organization gave up on Seguin just three seasons later. As such, Seguin was seen as a type of problem child, a young player who partied too much, missed team breakfasts...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn now the NHL’s best LW

From just about the moment he stepped onto an NHL rink, Alex Ovechkin has been the best left winger in the NHL and with good reason. In 760 games since, he has scored an incredible 475 goals and 895 points. Ovechkin also has one of the most impressive hardware cases in the NHL: Calder Trophy for rookie of the year, an Art Ross as NHL scoring leader, three Lester B. Pearson/Ted Lindsay...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Division Offseason Roundup: Dallas Stars

  Our series of Central Division analysis comes to a close with the Dallas Stars, who have had one of the busiest summers of 2015. Like the Avalanche, the Stars made the playoffs in 2013-14, then just missed out the following season. A late season injury to star forward Tyler Seguin certainly didn’t help, but most often criticized was the Stars’ defense and goaltending. How...
Via BSN Denver
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dancing fools Versteeg, Demers get creative to Sia's 'Chandelier'

Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg and Dallas Stars defenseman Jason Demers are quite creative both on and off the ice.While their fancy footwork at the rink is on display throughout each season, the pair got a bit imaginative over the weekend by joining two partners in hitting the dance floor at the wedding of free-agent forward Devin Setoguchi.The quartet showed a considerable...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Once a media mockery, Tyler Seguin transforms into media darling

When Tyler Seguin first joined the Dallas Stars, he was the type of player who only saw negative headlines about himself in the media. The issues stemmed from incidents while with the Bruins. He was once scratched for missing a team breakfast, was reported to be a heavy partier, and he made a few missteps on social media. It was all the type of behavior that was understandable coming...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot-ticket Stars blowing past previous sales pace

Tickets for the 2015-16 Dallas Stars season go on sale Monday morning, but pre-sales for tickets have already blown past markers from the 2014-15 season. According to Stars president Jim Lites, the Stars have sold about 80,000 more tickets already this year than they had at this time last year. The team is coming off another season in which it missed the playoffs, but summer additions...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Power Rankings: Where Do the Stars Rank?

View image | gettyimages.com Analysis If my super accurate August NHL playoff predictions are correct, the Stars will sneak into the playoffs. They have explosive fire power on offense, bolstered by the trade for Patrick Sharp. Adding him along with guys like Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin, and Jason Spezza is just unfair. The gripe against this Dallas team is that their defense isn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars are 80,000 tickets ahead of last year’s pace

It’s safe to say Dallas Stars fans are pretty excited for 2015-16. After acquiring Patrick Sharp, Johnny Oduya and Antti Niemi, the team is enjoying a big surge in ticket sales heading into the new season. According to team president Jim Lites, the Stars may even be approximately 80,000 tickets ahead of last year’s pace. Via the Dallas Morning News: Compared to this time...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars are 80,000 tickets ahead of last year’s pace

It’s safe to say Dallas Stars fans are pretty excited for 2015-16. After acquiring Patrick Sharp, Johnny Oduya and Antti Niemi, the team is enjoying a big surge in ticket sales heading into the new season. According to team president Jim Lites, the Stars may even be approximately 80,000 tickets ahead of last year’s pace. Via the Dallas Morning News: Compared to this time last...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars' Jamie Benn increases workouts following double hip surgeries

Jamie Benn was not at full health last season when he led the league with 87 points in 82 games. He required double hip surgery this offseason, going under the knife first in April for one hip and later in May for the other, and hopes to be fully recovered by the start of next season. His recovery was initially expected to take 4-5 months. If Benn's increased workouts are indicative...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin admits Stars abandoned focus on defense

The Dallas Stars entered the 2014-15 season with a lot of hype due to their firepower up front, but that hype might have been detrimental to the team. Forward Tyler Seguin, who was one of the reasons for the excitement about offense in Dallas, said the Stars never focused on defense the way they should have last season."We felt we had all these top players, all this firepower that...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas GM Jim Nill on goalie tandem: 'You can't get any better'

Last season, the Dallas Stars were forced to rely on starter Kari Lehtonen for most of the season despite any injuries he suffered and back-to-back games. By the end of the year, Lehtonen ranked sixth in the NHL in most games by a goalie (65), marking the second consecutive year in which Lehtonen played 65 games. The result? All that playing time seemed to take a toll on Lehtonen...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars believe they have two #1 goalies

The Dallas Stars made waves when they signed goaltender Antti Niemi to a three-year, $13.5 million contract. This move led to speculation that the team might move Kari Lehtonen, but ultimately the Stars have stated they plan to keep both goalies on the roster and roll with two #1 goaltenders. Stars GM Jim Nill recently commented on the situation and spoke about the fact he has two...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars believe they have two #1 goalies

The Dallas Stars made waves when they signed goaltender Antti Niemi to a three-year, $13.5 million contract. This move led to speculation that the team might move Kari Lehtonen, but ultimately the Stars have stated they plan to keep both goalies on the roster and roll with two #1 goaltenders. Stars GM Jim Nill recently commented on the situation and spoke about the fact he has two...
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey in Israel? Stars alums to host charity game against Israeli national team

When people think of Israel in regards to sports, hockey would probably be one of the last sports to enter people's minds. But hockey is growing in Israel, so much so that Israel now has a national hockey team. The Dallas Stars alumni will get more acquainted with Israeli hockey when they host an exhibition game against the Israeli national team in September."While the Alumni Association...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin enrolls in acting classes after movie role in 'Goon' sequel

It never hurts to try something new, right? Now that Tyler Seguin has explored life as a model in ESPN The Magazine's 2015 body issue, he's venturing into acting. The Stars forward will make a cameo appearance in the sequel to the 2011 hockey film Goon,  and Seguin apparently enjoyed the process so much that he's exploring further acting roles -- or at least that's what his publicist...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins conduct social media class as key part of camp

Some NHL players know how to make a splash on social media. Jamie Benn was the latest player to fall victim to online embarrassment after a Tweet-gone-wrong to teammate Jason Demers went viral. Within the organization itself, Boston had a few issues with Tweets from former Bruin Tyler Seguin, who had trouble restraining himself from posting a homophobic-sounding remark when he was...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars Seguin wants to begin season without knee brace

With a knee brace, Tyler Seguin played well late in the 2014-15 season, now the Dallas Stars center is wanting to enter the new hockey season without the brace. "I want to go free," Sequin told the Dallas Morning News after asked about skating without the brace. "I'm sure you can use a smaller brace or a lighter brace, but they say that once you start relying on them, you never get...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: NHL stars impress at Smashfest

Dominic Moore held the fourth annual Smashfest ping-pong tournament in Toronto last Thursday, and it seems like the event was quite a hit. NHL stars and fans turned out in full force for the function to play one of the favorite NHL locker room game's all for a good cause. The tournament, which was held at Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto, boasted plenty of food, drinks, music and...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: Dallas Stars

Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a series that will breakdown every NHL team this offseason. You can expect to see new posts all summer, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the offseason, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will be forced to make some tough decisions for the future. It’s going...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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