Stars Rumors & News

  • Stars Power Play Cashes In, Gives Them 6-3 Win Over Senators

    Defending Big D "The first ten minutes sure were pretty tonight. The Dallas Stars, beneficiary of already having one game played out of the All-Star break, came out to another quick-paced start. Unlike against Montreal, the Stars were able to make that start count. They scored three goals in the span of..." January 30

  • Price, PK unit deliver against Stars

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: The Canadiens’ penalty-killers stopped Dallas on a 5-on-3 advantage late in the third period and Carey Price made 40 saves as Montreal held on for a 3-2 win over Dallas Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. The win kept Montreal in the thick of the Atlantic Division race with 63 points,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Sens hope Spezza greeted warmly

    Ottawa Sun "Jason Spezza is scheduled to make his homecoming Thursday night. The big question: What kind of reception will he get? The former Senators’ captain certainly hopes he has a better night than the one had Tuesday against the Montreal Canadiens when he was slammed into the boards by Alexei..." January 28

  • Dreger: Stars, Ducks, others interested in Leafs' Franson

    Nichols on Hockey "“In terms of the interest and activity leading toward a trade, yeah, I think it’s there. And we’re going to hear more about Cody Franson and the interest that teams have in him in the days and weeks ahead. I mean, that’s obvious because he’s a pending unrestricted free agent. He’s a big..." January 27

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    Sean Shapiro @seanshapiro

    ICYMI: Travis Morin to miss AHL All-Star Classic with lower-body injury http://t.co/AaqiOknn3E #TXStars #AHLAllStar

  • Seguin blasts ‘party animal’ claims, says Bruins gave up on him

    Pro Hockey Talk "In another great column by an NHL player in “The Players’ Tribune,” Tyler Seguin bared his soul – and at times, his teeth – regarding the trade that sent him from the Boston Bruins to the Dallas Stars. While he explains that he let his play do the talking after the trade, Seguin took this..." January 25

  • Travis Morin inks two-year extension with Stars

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars announced that they signed Travis Morin to a two-year contract extension on Friday. As usual, they didn’t provide terms for the deal. The 31-year-old serves as a decent emergency injury option at the NHL level, even if he’s easily been most effective with the Texas Stars in the..." January 24

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Tuukka Rask, Great Penalty Killing Propel Bruins To Comeback Win Over Stars

    NESN "Tuukka Rask has been the Boston Bruins’ best player since the calendar turned to 2015, and he gave another fantastic performance Tuesday night in a 3-1 road win against the Dallas Stars. Rask stopped 36 of 37 shots for a .973 save percentage to improve his January record to 5-1-2. The reigning..." January 21

  • Ray Whitney announces his retirement from NHL

    ESPN.com "The Wizard is hanging them up. Ray Whitney, 42, announced his retirement as an NHL player Wednesday, capping a terrific career which produced 1,064 points (385-679) in 1,330 regular-season games. Not bad for a guy who was once waived. He put up consistent production thanks to soft..." January 21

  • Stars owner Tom Gaglardi ready to see investment in youth pay dividends

    Dallas Morning News "Forty-six games into the season, and I’m still trying to figure out what kind of team the Stars have. Are they the team that waxed quality foes Washington and Chicago in a span of 26 hours last weekend? Or are they the team that has allowed more goals than it has scored this season and managed..." January 21

  • Revisiting Seguin deal reveals a lot of truths

    CSN New England "With the Boston Bruins getting ready for their first meeting of the season with the Dallas Stars and with Tyler Seguin leading the NHL with 28 goals, now would seem the perfect time to revisit the blockbuster, franchise-altering swap between two teams, and one golden hockey talent. First, let’s..." January 20

  • Stars Dominate Third Period, Earn 6-3 Victory Over Blackhawks

    Defending Big D "The most unfavorable part of the schedule for the Dallas Stars turned out to be quite a large series of back-to-back wins. Less than 24 hours after the start of their 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals, the Stars went into Chicago and put together a strong 6-3 team victory over the Chicago..." January 19

  • Stars recall Curtis McKenzie and Jyrki Jokipakka

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas stars recalled forward Curtis McKenzie and defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka from the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars the club announced Saturday. In a corresponding move, forward Brett Ritchie was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 15. According to Mike Heika of the..." January 17

  • Ondrej Pavelec outshines Stars to steal two points for Winnipeg Jets in Big D

    Winnipeg Sun "On a night when his teammates were clearly not operating at their best, Ondrej Pavelec was there to bail them out. On countless occasions. The embattled Winnipeg Jets goalie came up with one of his best efforts of the season, making 46 saves – including a whopping 22 during the second period..." January 16

  • Lindy Ruff could be shuffling again and could be changing goalie

    Dallas Morning News "Lindy Ruff isn’t one to tip his hand, so you have to gather information, listen to him talk, and then make educated guesses at what the Stars might do. Here is some information from today’s practice in Frisco. Ruff split up Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin and had Benn skating with Cody Eakin and..." January 15

  • Dallas Stars Halt Losing Skid, Beat Ottawa Senators 5-4

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars are back in the win column- And it wasn't easy. Or pretty. The Ottawa Senators jumped all over the Stars with three first-period goal this evening, chasing Kari Lehtonen from the Dallas net en-route to what surely looked like their fifth loss in a row, but the home team used a..." January 14

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Erik Cole is out with illness. He missed practice yesterday. Guess is Horcoff moves to second line and Moen steps in on fourth.

  • Blue Jackets 4, Stars 2: Jackets ride early lead to win

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets continued their long climb toward the Eastern Conference playoff race Tuesday night, building an early lead and holding off the determined Dallas Stars in a 4-2 win at the American Airlines Center. Nick Foligno matched a career high with three assists and Mark Letestu iced the..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game

    Sportsnet.ca "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Sharp tallies game-winner in overtime as Blackhawks defeat Stars

    CSN Chicago "A pattern began emerging from the time the puck dropped inside the United Center on Sunday night: Each time the Dallas Stars scored, the Blackhawks immediately followed. That at least turned out to be the case throughout regulation as the Blackhawks answered all four of the Stars' goals as they..." January 05

  • Stars claim Schlemko off waivers from Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars have claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Arizona Coyotes. “David will add veteran depth and a solid puck-mover to our blueline,” said Stars’ GM Jim Nill in a statement. “This gives us the flexibility to keep our young defensemen playing, whether here or in..." January 03

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Shawn Horcoff (illness) doubtful tonight.

  • Defenseman Cameron Gaunce returned to AHL

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned defensemanCameron Gaunce to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ top development affiliate in the American Hockey League. Gaunce, 24, has posted three points (1-2=3) in 29 games played for Texas this season. Last season, he..." December 28

  • Former Stars’ agitator Steve Ott has some advice for Ryan Garbutt regarding suspensions

    Dallas Morning News "Ryan Garbutt knows he has a long haul ahead of him, but he also has some pretty good examples to follow. Garbutt already has been suspended three times in his 157 game-NHL career, and realizes that he has to make changes to his edgy style. But former Stars agitator Steve Ott dealt with similar..." December 28

  • Maple Leafs end skid with shutout of Stars

    Toronto Sun "A lot of NHL players would love to get two front teeth for Christmas. But all Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle wanted was two points. And an end to his club’s mini-slump. Thanks largely to the efforts of jolly saint Jonathan Bernier, the Leafs managed to snap their three-game losing streak..." December 24

  • Stars survive shootout, top Oilers 6-5 to extend winning streak to four games

    Dallas Morning News "Oilers: After Jamie Benn took a goaltender interference penalty, Edmonton scored 10 seconds into the ensuing power play. Taylor Hall whipped in a rebound from the left wing at the 2:58 mark of the first period after a hard shot by Teddy Purcell. Oilers 1, Stars 0. Stars: Colton Sceviour did a..." December 22

  • Stars reassign Curtis McKenzie to AHL

    Dallas Morning News "Here is the press release: Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned left wing Curtis McKenzie to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ top development affiliate in the American Hockey League. " December 20

  • Dallas Stars Squeeze Past Calgary Flames 2-1

    Defending Big D "That's what you call "four-point game." After pushing the Vancouver Canucks to a third straight loss the Dallas Stars pushed the Calgary Flames to a seventh, starting their Western-Canadian road swing off with a pair of wins now, three in-a-row overall when paired with their victory over the..." December 20

  • Kari Lehtonen, Dallas Stars Shut Out Vancouver Canucks 2-0

    Defending Big D "Lehtonen came up huge early and came up huge often, stopping all 27 shots that he faced along the way It wasn't always pretty, but in a lot of ways it was exactly the type of win that the Dallas Stars needed. Kari Lehtonen recorded a 27-save shutout, Colton Sceviour and Antoine Roussel..." December 18

  • Tyler Seguin licks his glove, appears to flip off Vancouver player

    Dallas Morning News "There’s little doubt that Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin is one of the smoothest players in the National Hockey League. Leading the league in scoring, Seguin has dazzled this season. But on Wednesday as the Stars were taking on the Vancouver Canucks, Seguin was slightly less sneaky making a..." December 18

  • Stars' owner completes purchase of AHL affiliate

    The Score "Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi - the team's billionaire owner - knows a thing or two about consolidating businesses and vertical integration. The Canadian businessman completed the purchase of the Cedar Park, Tex. based Texas Stars on Wednesday. An American Hockey League team, Texas was..." December 17

  • Matt Cooke returns to practice for Wild

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It didn’t take Matt Cooke long to make his presence felt. Out the past 20 games with a hip flexor injury, Cooke finally returned to Wild practice at Xcel Energy Center Monday. He won’t travel to Chicago for Tuesday’s game, he won’t play Wednesday vs. Boston. But he could return Saturday vs...." December 15

  • Anders Lindback should start one of next two games, Ruff likely to stay with Saturday lines and pairs

    Dallas Morning News "Goalie Anders Lindback had a nice five-game run in the AHL, so he was recalled Sunday, was back at practice Monday and could be back as a starter as soon as Wednesday. Stars coach Lindy Ruff said that because the purpose of sending Lindback to the Texas Stars was to get his game up and running..." December 15

  • Stars owner fined $140K for lake pollution

    Sportsnet.ca "The owner of two hockey teams including the Dallas Stars has been fined $140,000 for polluting a lake during renovations of his vacation property in Kamloops, B.C. Tom Gaglardi, 47, was found guilty of two counts of harmful alteration of a fish habitat for work done in 2010. Gaglardi also..." December 12

  • Stars' Ryan Garbutt suspended 3 games for slew-footing

    CBSSports.com "The NHL announced on Thursday that Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt has been suspended three games for a slew-footing incident that took place in their 5-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Garbutt, who is considered a repeat offender by the NHL, will lose $65,853.66 in salary as a..." December 11

  • Jets' Lowry busts loose in win over Stars

    Winnipeg Free Press "With Dustin Byfuglien moving from forward to defence in the past week and Evander Kane taking a seat in the press box Tuesday night as he began to serve a two-game suspension, the Winnipeg Jets needed someone other than the usual suspects to step up with some offensive production. Well, come on..." December 10

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Lindy Ruff said Patrick Eaves (ankle) will be out in the 4 to 8 week range. The injury did not require surgery.

  • Detroit 5, Dallas 2: Wings shine in 'bounce back' game

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings returned to their productive ways, restoring order to their week. Two nights after an outing described as brutal by their coach, they built a good lead, and then rebuilt it, to earn a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars Thursday at Joe Louis Arena. "Huge for us get a good..." December 05

  • Maple Leafs beat Stars, win fourth straight at ACC

    Toronto Sun "This time, Nazem Kadri’s first-star effort wasn’t sealed with a kiss. But if the enigmatic centre can rekindle the on-ice chemistry he exhibited with Joffrey Lupul a couple of seasons ago, Don Cherry might be puckering up and getting ready to give him another smooch on national TV. Indeed,..." December 03

  • Avs skate past Stars

    Denver Post "First, Matt Duchene was plowed into the boards and nearly injured. Then he got no power-play time after the hit. After that, Duchene played mad — and the Avalanche was the benefactor. Coach Patrick Roy sent a few messages to certain players, Duchene included, by withholding some of their ice..." November 30

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Lindy Ruff said Jordie Benn will be back in the lineup tonight vs. Colorado.

  • Lead evaporates against Stars but Scandella saves Wild in overtime

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "As Darcy Kuemper tried to recover from a shocking end to the second period Friday night that saw a Wild 3-0 lead crumble in minutes for a third time this season, the goaltender kept one eye on the locker-room door half-expecting goalie coach Bob Mason to walk in with the hook. But as Kuemper —..." November 29

  • Garbutt suspended two games for ‘reckless’ knee-on-knee hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas forward Ryan Garbutt has been suspended two games for kneeing Edmonton’s Taylor Hall, the NHL announced on Thursday. The incident occurred midway during the third period of Dallas’ 3-2 win on Tuesday night. Garbutt was whistled for a two-minute tripping penalty; Hall wasn’t injured and..." November 28

  • Dallas Stars Edge Edmonton Oilers 3-2

    Defending Big D "The old hockey adage goes that your best players have to be your best players, and that's exactly what happened for the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. Tyler Seguin scored two goals, John Klingberg had a goal and an assist, and Kari Lehtonen stopped 35 out of 37 shots as the Stars dropped the..." November 26

  • Benn's 2 1st-period goals lift Stars over Kings

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jamie Benn got the Dallas Stars started early, and Kari Lehtonen shut down the Los Angeles Kings late. Benn scored two first-period goals to help Dallas take a four-goal lead. Lehtonen saved 16 of 17 shots in the third period, allowing the Stars to hold on and beat the Kings 5-4 on Saturday..." November 23

  • Stars trade Brenden Dillon for San Jose’s Jason Demers as defensive moves continue

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars continued to shake up their defense Friday, sending Brenden Dillon to San Jose for Jason Demers and a third round draft pick in 2016. Dallas already traded Sergei Gonchar to Montreal last week and lost Kevin Connauton to Columbus on waivers this week, so this makes the third..." November 23

  • Jason Spezza extended 4 years

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Stars have signed center Jason Spezza to a four-year contract extension worth $30 million, the team announced Friday. The deal also includes a no-trade clause, a source told ESPN.com on Friday. "Jason is a world-class player and his commitment to the organization is a reflection..." November 22

  • Three-Goal Third Powers Dallas Stars to 3-1 Win Over Phoenix Coyotes

    Defending Big D "Scoring first- Against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, and against the Carolina Hurricanes, hadn't been working for the Dallas Stars as their protracted home woes continued into the holiday season. Thursday they tried it the other way around: It was the visitors that put the Stars down early..." November 21