Dallas Stars Daily Links: Jiri Hudler Will “Fit Right In” with Stars, Says Jim Nill

Jiri Hudler’s one-year, $2 million deal looks like a big positive for Dallas. Plus, Jamie Benn is working hard after surgery, and Tyler Seguin is ready for the World Cup. No one really thought Jim Nill was done making moves, right? On Wednesday, the Stars signed forward Jiri Hudler to a one-year, $2 million deal. Mike Heika, for one, says acquiring Hudler will be valuable to the...
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Dallas Stars Biggest Disadvantage Is Holding Rookies Back

The Dallas Stars once again proved that they are under the “win now” impression this past week. While it is comforting to see the all-star roster they have built, their rookies are being put in a tight spot. The 2016-17 NHL season seems to be carrying a lot of weight. There are a plethora of teams […] Dallas Stars Biggest Disadvantage Is Holding Rookies Back - Blackout Dallas...
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2 hours ago

Dallas Stars Could Move Player In Light Of Hudler Signing

The Dallas Stars made waves in the free agent waters this past Tuesday that officially gave them a hefty imbalance of forwards. Are they planning to ship someone out? Someone once said that there is an up to every down. It basically means that no matter what problem you face in life, there is always […] Dallas Stars Could Move Player In Light Of Hudler Signing - Blackout Dallas...
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18 hours ago

Dallas Stars’ Training Camp Decisions To Come

The Dallas Stars’ annual training camp is just around the corner, and it could decide a lot for the Stars this year. Last year, if you’ll remember with me, the Stars had to whittle down their personnel towards the beginning of the season, and training camp was a deciding factor. Mattias Janmark shone during that […] Dallas Stars’ Training Camp Decisions To Come - Blackout...
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1 day ago

Tyler Seguin says Stars are in their Stanley Cup window

The Dallas Stars were one of the most exciting shows on ice last season, but keeping the puck out of their net proved too onerous in the end. Dallas bowed out to St. Louis in the second round and although goaltending will continue to be a question this season, there will be one huge upgrade when the Stars take up arms on opening night: Tyler Seguin will be back. Seguin, who forms...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago

Right wing Hudler signs $2M, 1-year deal with Dallas Stars

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Free agent right wing Jiri Hudler has signed a $2 million, one-year deal with the Dallas Stars. Hudler, a veteran of 11 NHL seasons, had 46 points (16 goals, 30 assists) in 72 games combined for Calgary and Florida last season. Stars general manager Jim Nill said Wednesday that Hudler has a championship pedigree. Hudler has appeared in 83 career playoff games...
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Dallas Stars Daily Links: Jamie Benn Cites “100 Percent” Commitment to Stars As He Plans to Finish His Recovery in Dallas

The Captain wants to be fully healthy for the Stars’ 2017 playoffs pursuit. Plus, will there be a new Star on the ice and a new StarCenter in Mansfield? ICYMI, Jamie Benn is officially staying home from the World Cup of Hockey to complete his recovery from core muscle surgery. Mike Heika of The Dallas Morning News talked with The Captain about the decision, and Jamie confirmed...
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2 days ago

Jiri Hudler Signs With Dallas Stars: Report

Jiri Hudler has reportedly signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Stars worth $2 million. The deal was initially announced by Sonny Sachdeva of Todays Slapshot, who was informed of the deal by Hudler’s agent, Petr Svoboda. Neither Hudler or the Stars have officially announced the deal at this time. Per Svoboda, Hudler's deal with #Stars is for one year, $2 million.#HudlerWatch...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Stars’ Jamie Benn Expected to Be 100 Percent to Start Season

Despite undergoing core muscle surgery earlier this offseason and missing the World Cup of Hockey, Jamie Benn will be at 100% health to start the 2016-17 season, Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill announced on Tuesday. Benn, 27, has been in the news a bit this summer after posting a career-high 89 points in 82 games with the Stars in the 2015-16 regular season. Benn led the NHL...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Dallas Stars Make it Official: Jamie Benn Will Not Play in the World Cup

He will be replaced on the roster by Logan Couture as the Stars drop down to four representatives in the NHL's revived tournament. In a not-terribly-surprising piece of news, the Dallas Stars announced that captain Jamie Benn will not be available to play for Team Canada in the NHL's upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Benn, who had offseason surgery on a "core muscle injury" that sounds...
Via Defending Big D
2 days ago

Video: Antoine Roussel surprises a young fan at his birthday party

Dallas Star forward Antoine Roussel might be a pest on the ice, but off of the ice he seems like a pretty great dude. Recently he surprised a young fan by showing up at his birthday party to play some broom hockey. Best. Birthday. Ever.@Rous_ant — Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) August 16, 2016 A Stars fan named Tommy wrote to Roussel asking if he’d appear...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak credits Drake after winning silver medal

16-year-old Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak took home the silver medal in the women’s 100m butterfly on Sunday and made sure to stay true to her roots in victory. Oleksiak took to Twitter on Monday to say that she may or may not have prayed to the 6 God himself, Canadian icon Drake, before her race. May or may not have prayed to the 6ix god before my race last night..#worthit...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Nichushkin really a steal for the Dallas Stars?

At 21 years of age Valeri Nichushkin will be entering his fourth season in the NHL for the Dallas Stars, still needing to prove to the team why he was a top ten pick. Considered one of the steals of the 2013 NHL entry draft at the time the Stars had high hopes for Nichushkin to blossom into an offensive weapon to add to their already explosive arsenal, but following a solid rookie...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Russell waiting on teams to clear cap space before signing a new contract

One of the most coveted defenseman on the free agent market is still waiting for a new contract. According to Darren Dreger of, former Dallas Stars defenseman Kris Russell is now waiting on teams to clear cap room to sign him. Kris Russell camp is still waiting for a few teams to clear money. Free agency can be a tough waiting game. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) August...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Alternate captain candidates

With the offseason departures of Vernon Fiddler and Alex Goligoski the Stars lost their two alternate captains retaining only Jamie Benn as the Captain of the Stars. The Stars have plenty of candidates when it comes to naming the next two alternate captains, so here I look at a few that are likely. Jason Spezza: Spezza served one year as an alternate captain before becoming the captain...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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