Dallas Stars: Loss of Valeri Nichushkin to KHL Makes Sense

The Dallas Stars lost their 2013 first round pick to the KHL on Tuesday morning, and it seemed pretty abrupt when it happened. But when you look at the causes, it’s easy to see why the transaction occurred. The Dallas Stars and forward Valeri Nichushkin parted ways this week after spending the offseason debating a new […] Dallas Stars: Loss of Valeri Nichushkin to KHL Makes...
Via Blackout Dallas
3 hours ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Tyler Seguin Is More Tired of His Injuries Than You Are

Or, no one wants the BennGuin more than the BennGuin. Plus, the World Cup semifinals start tomorrow, and Las Vegas will name its team when it’s good and ready. For Dallas Stars fans, it seems as if Tyler Seguin has been trying to get (and stay) healthy for all four evers. For Tyler Seguin, the string of freakish injuries has been even more frustrating. Mike Heika caught up with...
Via Defending Big D
4 hours ago

Ales Hemsky Leaves Game Early in USA's Final Embarrassment of World Cup as Czechs Win, 4-3

Congratulations, Team USA. You found a way to ruin ruining. I'm not going to recap anything, because this game was meaningless from the outset.  After Esa Lindell was scratched in Finland's final failure earlier today--the Finns couldn't down Russia in order to keep Team North America alive--Dallas Stars fans only had one game left in which to watch one of their own participate...
Via Defending Big D
11 hours ago

Dallas Stars Media Day Updates Before Training Camp

The NHL regular season is just around the corner, but training camp and the preseason must occur first. Here are some updates from the Dallas Stars media day today regarding the next few days ahead. The Dallas Stars hosted their yearly media day today over in Frisco. The day was used to congregate all the […] Dallas Stars Media Day Updates Before Training Camp - Blackout Dallas...
Via Blackout Dallas
18 hours ago

Prospects, and Preparation for the Central: Dallas Stars Training Camp Storylines

Training camp will help define the Dallas Stars for the 2016-2017 season. A lot of prospects look ready to help, but will it help Dallas win the Central again? Alas, hockey is finally upon us. Sort of. I mean, you could count the World Cup. But it seems like the World Cup has been more about injuries teams were praying they could avoid, and John Tortorella sabotaging Team America’s...
Via Defending Big D
1 day ago

Dallas Stars Have Powerful Backup In Jiri Hudler

The Dallas Stars lost a regular piece of their offense on Tuesday morning. But the wit of Jim Nill has the Stars set up to get past it. On Tuesday morning, the Dallas Stars offensive force lost a noteworthy yet non-crucial piece when Valeri Nichushkin decided to abandon his NHL career for the KHL. After […] Dallas Stars Have Powerful Backup In Jiri Hudler - Blackout Dallas - Blackout...
Via Blackout Dallas
1 day ago

Stars announcer Strader has a rare and aggressive cancer

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Dallas Stars announcer Dave Strader plans to work as many games as possible this season while undergoing treatment for a rare and aggressive form of cancer in his bile duct. Strader released a statement through the team Wednesday saying there is no cure for cholangiocarcinoma. But he said the cancer is treatable and that is ''fighting every day'' and doing everything...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stars broadcaster Dave Strader gives an update on his cancer treatment

Back in June, Dallas Stars play-by-play man Dave Strader announced that he was battling cancer. From our piece at the time: One of the NHL’s longest-tenured and most-respected announcers is battling cancer. The Dallas Stars announced Monday that Dave Strader, who took over TV play-by-play duties for them this past season following Ralph Strangis’ retirement, has been diagnosed...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Valeri Nichushkin is heading to the KHL

Reports of players leaving the NHL and going to the KHL have always been a bit premature as most just use it as leverage to sign a better deal somewhere in North America. Valeri Nichushkin is a Russian born forward who was without a contract and as the season draws closer, the threat of him joining a team over in Russia is looking like a real possibility. Now, the Dallas Starts...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Radek Faksa Will Not Play for Czechs on Monday

Dallas Stars forward Radek Faksa will be held out of Monday’s Team Czech Republic game against Team Europe, the team announced Monday morning. Faksa is sidelined with what they are terming an “upper-body” injury, a fan favorite designation. The source of the injury isn’t clear, but Faksa did take a big hit from Canada’s Ryan Getzlaf in the first period of Saturday’s...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Stars All-Star C Seguin has hairline fracture in heel

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin has a hairline fracture in his heel after playing for Team Canada in preparation for the World Cup of Hockey. The Stars said Saturday the fracture was detected during an MRI exam on Friday, and that Seguin will be re-evaluated in a week. Dallas opens training camp next Friday. The 24-year-old Seguin suffered the fractured heel...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin tried to hide an ankle injury to play in the World Cup

Tyler Seguin will miss the World Cup of Hockey due to an ankle injury, but the star forward tried his best to play despite his ailment. Not long after it was revealed that Ryan O’Reilly would replace Seguin in the tournament, Team Canada coach Mike Babcock revealed that Seguin hid and attempted to play through the injury. Babcock’s comments, via ESPN: “He said to us,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars surprised a lot of people last season winning the Central Division with 109 points. They made it to the second round of the playoffs losing in 7 to the Blues without superstar Tyler Seguin. Now, there's hope that last season was just the beginning. While the forwards remain loaded, there are additional question marks on defense now and they still have the goaltending...
Via Razzball Hockey
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: How will Jiri Hudler make a difference?

As the Dallas Stars enter the 2016-17 NHL season, their second round exit from the playoffs will still be fresh in their minds. Despite a season that included some stellar scoring, it was clear that Dallas still had some defensive issues and remained a young team. Even with the additions of both Johnny Oduya and Patrick Sharp, two Stanley Cup winning champions from the Chicago Blackhawks...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 18, 2016  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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