It’s Okay to Have Low Expectations For The Dallas Stars Right Now

There was always going to be a learning curve on defense, but the absence of half the forward corps is a fun little surprise. Last season, the Dallas Stars were a great possession team. They allowed a lot of activity, yes, but they created even more chances than they allowed. When the dust settled, the Stars were in the top in shot-attempt differential, scoring chances created,...
Via Defending Big D
4 hours ago

Dallas Stars Meet Up With Jets For Second Time This Week

The Dallas Stars and Winnipeg Jets are getting to know each other really well. They will meet up tonight for the second time this week, only this time it will be on Winnipeg’s home ice. The Dallas Stars are headed north of the border for tonight’s contest. They will trade blows with the Winnipeg Jets […] Dallas Stars Meet Up With Jets For Second Time This Week - Blackout Dallas...
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4 hours ago

Dallas Stars Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Get Scrappy

The Dallas Stars fared much better against Winnipeg than Columbus because they ditched their quest for perfection and realized that hard work starting up the ice is what makes for a good goal. You’ve heard the old adage that there is no “I” in the word team, and there’s no “u” either. But I would […] Dallas Stars Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Get Scrappy - Blackout Dallas...
Via Blackout Dallas
9 hours ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Stars Have One Job As They Prepare For Life on the Road

Battered yet unbowed, the Stars play the Jets tonight in Winnipeg. Plus, just in time for Halloween, Edmonton and Seattle are both seeing their hockey hopes reanimated. The Dallas Stars – down a half-dozen high-end forwards and still, somehow, holding seven of a possible 12 points to date – are doing their best to simplify their act as they hit the road for eight of their next...
Via Defending Big D
10 hours ago

Dallas Stars Fans: Are You FanSided’s Next Fan Of The Year?

Calling all ultimate Dallas Stars fans. Do you have what it takes to be considered the best sports fan in the country? Attention all mega Dallas Stars fans. It’s not often that chances like these come along, so listen up! Do you have what it takes to be FanSided’s newest Fan of the Year? Is your […] Dallas Stars Fans: Are You FanSided’s Next Fan Of The Year? - Blackout Dallas...
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21 hours ago

Dallas Stars Injuries, Tough Schedule Make For Perfect Storm

We’ll see the true mettle of the Stars early on this season. The start of the Dallas Stars’ Central Division winning, Western Conference leading season last year could not have been any different from the start to their season this year. While the Stars enjoyed relative health last season, this season has not been so kind. The chick’s come home to roost on that front, so to...
Via Defending Big D
1 day ago

Niemi makes 28 saves, Stars beat Jets 3-2

DALLAS (AP) Antti Niemi made 28 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night. The win salvaged the last game of Dallas' 1-1-1 home stand. Winnipeg lost its second straight and fourth in five games. Brett Ritchie, Patrick Eaves and Tyler Seguin scored for the Stars. The goals against Niemi came in the closing seconds of the second and third periods. Joel...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should Russell’s Play Make Him a Long-Term Oiler?

To say Kris Russell has been a pleasant surprise for the Edmonton Oilers would be understating things. Russell hasn’t just been good, it’s arguable that he’s been one of, if not, the best defenders on the Oilers blue line to start the 2016-17 season. He’s been a reliable, experienced and steady presence, he’s adding offense and he’s chipped in on every major defensive...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Stars shut out at home by Blue Jackets

DALLAS (AP) -- Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves in his 13th career shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Saturday night.The Blue Jackets won their second game in two nights after losing their first two games of the season. Dallas is 0-1-1 in the last two games, both at home.Josh Anderson, Scott Hartnell and Matt Calvert scored for Columbus.Anderson's goal...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars activate Ales Hemsky after injury during World Cup

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have activated forward Ales Hemsky from the injured list after he sustained a groin injury during the World Cup of Hockey. Hemsky missed Dallas' first four games after getting injured playing for the Czech Republic. He scored 39 points (13 goals, 26 assists) in 75 games for the Stars last season. The 33-year-old Hemsky was one of two key Dallas forwards...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Valeri Nichushkin gets knocked out during KHL fight

After a tough negotiation that saw him go from the Dallas Stars to CSKA St. Petersburg, Valeri Nichushkin was expected to dominate the KHL. He has been picking up points, yet has been criticized by coaches. He found out the hard way that the KHL isn’t going to be a walk in the park after getting into a fight in which he exited as the clear loser. He faced off against Sibir captain...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars will honor fallen police officers with helmet decal

The Dallas Stars will have a special tribute at their home opener for the five fallen officers who were killed in Dallas in July following a protest. All of the Stars will have a decal on the back of their helmet which honors the five officers: Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael Smith, Patricio “Patrick” Zamarripa and Brent Thompson. Tonight, the Dallas Stars will honor...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Patching up the roster

The Dallas Stars will be without Mattias Janmark when they start the 2016-17 season in a few days. The center is expected to miss five to six months after the Stars’ general manager, Jim Nill, announced that Janmark had Osteochondritis Dissecans. Osteochondritis Dissecans occurs when a lack of blood flow causes the bone under the cartilage of a joint to die. Once this bone dies...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers and Stars both wear white jerseys thanks to mix-up

Some fans would love for home teams to wear white jerseys again in the NHL. Those fans got their wish when the Florida Panthers hosted the Dallas Stars during a preseason game held in London, Ontario. Unfortunately, there was some sort of mix-up and both teams ended up bringing their white uniforms to the game. Based on the official team websites, it looks like both may have been...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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