TSN "The Anaheim Ducks signed free-agent forward Shawn Horcoff to a one-year, $1.75 million contract according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. The 36-year-old scored 11 goals and added 18 assists over 76 games with the Dallas Stars in 2014-15, his second year with the club." July 02
Sportsnet "The Dallas Stars have reportedly reached an agreement with forward Patrick Eaves on a one-year deal worth $1.15 million. " July 01
CBS Sports "The Hockey Hall of Fame today announced the 2015 class of inductees and is it ever a good one. Former NHL defensemen Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Phil Housley were all elected this year, as was forward Sergei Fedorov. Angela Ruggiero, a member of the U.S. Women's Olympic Team and one of..." June 29
San Jose Mercury News "Antti Niemi won't be exploring unrestricted free agency, after all. Niemi signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars on Monday worth $13.5 million over three years for an annual salary cap hit of $4.5 million, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. The 31-year-old Niemi, who was..." June 29
The #stars are "very close" to a contract with Antti Niemi, per Jim Nill.
Dallas Morning News "The Stars on Friday decided to use their own board and not go with perception that was in the national media. With highly-ranked forwards Mathew Barzal and Kyle Connor available, the Stars decided instead to go with Russian forward Denis Gurianov, who was 28th in a consensus ranking of all of..." June 27
Sportsnet "The Dallas Stars have acquired the rights of goaltender Antti Niemi from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a seventh-round pick (193rd overall) in 2015, the team confirmed on Saturday. " June 27
NYR have been offered a 1st rounder for Talbot. Not from Oilers or Flames. Dallas, SJ and Florida still involved. 1st isn't a deal maker.
NHL.com "The National Hockey League today announced the 2014-15 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League’s top rookie: forwards Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames and Mark Stone of the Ottawa Senators and defenseman Aaron Ekblad of..." June 25
Dallas Morning News "While rumors have been coming out of Chicago that the Stars are among the suitors for Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, one source said that’s not the case. Sharp, 33, is a talented player, but he has a salary cap hit of $5.9 million for the next two seasons, which is why the Blackhawks would..." June 25
CBS Sports "The NHL is expected to announce that the league's board of governors has approved the opening of a formal expansion process, barring something unforeseen, according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. This does not necessarily mean the league will expand, but this will allow the league to gauge..." June 24
CBS Sports "It appears the NHL will have a new overtime format for the 2015-16 regular season. That should be music to the ears of anyone that despises the shootout. The NHL GMs and NHLPA agreed Monday to recommend a five-minute three-on-three overtime period for regular season games not decided in..." June 24
CBC Sports "The NHL's free-agent signing period opens on Canada Day, but the wheeling and dealing could begin much earlier for teams willing to go the trade route to upgrade their rosters. Get the scoop on 10 players considered to be on the block in this interactive graphic from The Canadian Press:" June 23
Defending Big D "The NHL draft is this week, and there are are bound to be some eye-popping things happening either before or during the proceedings. Some teams have extra picks to use as leverage, and other teams have position logjams that make the draft an ideal place to make a trade that also replenishes their..." June 23
CBS Sports "The NHL salary cap will see a nearly two-and-a-half million dollar increase for the 2015-16 season. The league and the NHLPA announced on Tuesday afternoon that the salary cap for next season has been set at $71.4 million, with a salary floor of $52.8 million. The cap this past season was..." June 23
Talbot trade watch continues. Expect he gets traded this week. Buf, Edmtn, SJ and Dallas in the mix. Great contract requires high return.
Dallas Morning News "Stars GM Jim Nill has confirmed that he has told both Shawn Horcoff and Scott Glennie that they will not be returning. Horcoff, 36, can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He said at the end of the season that he thought the team would be moving in a different direction. Nill said with..." June 19
Cam Talbot is a hot commodity. Edmtn, Cgy, SJ, Dallas + Florida have expressed interest. Multiple trade offers. First 3 most likely targets.
Dallas Morning News "I’m hearing Campbell’s deal is a two-way contract where he will get paid at a rate of $650,000 per season for games played in the NHL and $90,000 for games played in the minors. Here is the press release: FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has..." June 18
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Stars have signed defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka to a two-year contract extension. Financial terms were not disclosed. Jokipakka made his NHL debut this past season and notched 10 assists in 51 games. He also had three goals and two assists in 19 games for the club's American Hockey..." June 17
Dallas Stars sign D Patrik Nemeth to two-year contract extension and sign G Jack Campbell to one-year contract extension.
Dallas Morning News "As an organization, the Stars are leaning toward trusting their kids and not overspending in free agency, but GM Jim Nill has said on several occasions that he is going to use every avenue to make this team better, and free agency is a valuable tool. As much as the top players do get overpaid..." June 13
NHL.com "Dallas Stars President and CEO Jim Lites, in conjunction with FOX Sports Southwest Senior Vice President and General Manager Jon Heidtke, and Vice President and Market Manager of Cumulus Media, Dallas/Fort Worth Dan Bennett, announced today that the team has hired long-time play-by-play announcer..." June 12
The Score "Jim Nill is studying up on goalies. As the NHL Draft approaches, the Dallas Stars general manager is in the process of determining the best course of action for his club following a season in which his goalies posted a combined save percentage of .895, ahead of only the Edmonton..." June 10
Stars goaltending prospect Philippe Desrosiers was named the Canadian Hockey League's Goaltender of the Year.
Dallas Morning News "The Stars’ biggest issue in the summer will probably be sorting out their goaltending — and there still is plenty of information coming in on that subject. Kari Lehtonen has three years left on his contract at a cap hit of $5.9 million, but is coming off an uneven season. While he ranked 11th..." May 27
CBS Sports "Slava Fetisov, a former NHL defenseman that is now a senator in Russia, has called for the country to place a ban on young Russian players from playing in the NHL, restrictions that used to be in place until the late 1980s when Fetisov himself was one of the first players from the country to make..." May 23
CSN New England "It sure sounded like Don Sweeney wasn’t on board with the Tyler Seguin trade when the newly minted general manager of the Bruins was presented to the media on Wednesday afternoon at TD Garden. Sweeney, unlike Bruins President Cam Neely, was never caught on camera on their "Behind the B" program..." May 21
CBS Sports "The Dallas Stars' practice facility is at the center of a flurry of police activity as robbery suspects were reportedly spotted driving into the parking garage of the Dr Pepper StarCenter in Frisco, Texas. According to NBC5 in Dallas-Ft. Worth, the Stars' executive offices, which are also in..." May 16
Deadspin "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15
NESN "Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley hasn’t played in the NHL since he collapsed on the bench during a game in March 2014. Fortunately for Peverley, who underwent heart surgery about a week after the incident, it appears a comeback might be possible if he wants to resume his career. " May 14
CBS Sports "Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley hasn't been able to play hockey since he collapsed on the bench during a game 14 months ago. Peverley's heart stopped that night in Columbus, but he was revived by the Stars' medical team, saving his life. Despite that significant scare, there's now a chance that..." May 13
Pro Hockey Talk "There’s been plenty of praise for Jamie Benn recently. After capturing the NHL’s scoring title with a final-night flurry — on what was later acknowledged to be a serious hip injury — then earning a nomination for the Ted Lindsay Award, it seems people can’t say enough about good things the Dallas..." May 11
Sportsnet "Since CapGeek went offline in January, analysts, agents, media types and, yes, fans have been craving a suitable replacement source for NHL salary information. While a few websites such as NHLNumbers.com offer up player salary and cap management statistics, no site has been able to focus solely..." May 07
TSN "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has been ordered by a U.S. federal court judge to offer testimony in the concussions lawsuit filed by 60 former players against the league. TSN has learned that late Tuesday, a judge ordered Bettman to testify in July on matters related to the high-stakes..." May 06
Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas captain Jamie Benn, Washington captain Alex Ovechkin and Montreal goalie Carey Price have been named the nominees for this year’s Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually to the league’s Most Outstanding Player as voted by the players." May 06
Dallas Morning News "Stars captain Jamie Benn was resting Tuesday in New York after his second hip surgery in a week, Stars head athletic trainer Dave Zeis said. Benn had arthroscopic surgery Monday to correct Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), a bony growth on the head of the femur. Both surgeries were done by..." May 06
Defending Big D "Dallas Stars fans knew to expect at least two hip surgeries to high-end players this offseason as the problems of Jamie Benn and Ales Hemsky were well-publicized on locker clean out day a few weeks ago. Never one to do anything halfway, Benn might even need surgery on both of his hips. The..." April 27
Uptown Sports is pleased to announce that Mattias Janmark has been signed to a 2-year contract with the Dallas Stars. pic.twitter.com/tpTx2vHjRz
Dallas Morning News "Stars play-by-play man Ralph Strangis has decided to leave the Stars and pursue new challenges, he said Thursday afternoon. “It’s my decision, and it comes at a time when I’m able to look at new opportunities and new challenges, and I just feel now is the time to do that,” Strangis said. “My..." April 23
#Stars' F Valeri Nichushkin will join team Russia tomorrow. 5 NHLers for Russia so far: Val, Bobrovsky, Anisimov, Kulikov & Khudobin
Dallas Morning News "The Stars have agreed to terms on a seven-year contract extension with defenseman John Klingberg that will average $4.2 million, $4.25 million, according to a source. The Stars could announce the deal as soon as today. Klingberg, 22, led all NHL rookie defensemen in scoring this season with..." April 18
Stars captain Jamie Benn needs hip surgery. Played through it most of the year. And won scoring title. Pretty impressive.
Sounds like Jamie Benn is out for World Championships. Tyler Ennis is in.
Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn delivered his second career hat trick and added an assist for good measure, giving him an NHL-leading 87 points for the season, winning him the Art Ross Trophy as the Stars beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 before a sellout crowd at American Airlines Center on..." April 12
NHL.com "Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin will not play Saturday after being late to practice Friday, coach Lindy Ruff said, according to the team. The Stars, who have already been eliminated from playoff contention, play their regular-season finale against the Nashville Predators. The Predators have..." April 12
Defending Big D "It's game 81 of 82, the last road game of the Dallas Stars' playoff-less season. It just so happened to be on NBCSN tonight. Ah, NBCSN. I have a love-hate relationship with you. I love that you show hockey to mainstreamers that don't bother to check their local sports networks for their hockey..." April 09
Lindy Ruff just said both Nemeth and Nichushkin will play tonight. Nichushkin could should get power play time too.