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Any signs of success for the Dallas Stars go a long way toward righting their sinking ship. A win over the defending Stanley Cup champions would go quite a bit further. The Los Angeles Kings visit Dallas on Saturday night for the last of three meetings this season. The Stars (7-9-4) have stumbled in the first quarter of 2014-15, most notably through a seven-game losing streak Oct...
Via AP on Fox
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Dallas Stars sign Spezza to $30M, 4-year deal

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Two-time NHL All-Star center Jason Spezza signed a $30 million, four-year contract extension Friday with the Dallas Stars. The deal came nearly five months after the Stars acquired Spezza from Ottawa just before the start of free agency, and keeps the 31-year-old center from becoming an unrestricted free agent next summer. Spezza has 18 points in his first 20...
Via AP on Fox
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Puck Dumps 11/21/14

  What everyone is talking aboutThe Dallas Stars have been underwhelming to this point in the season, and perhaps have seen that their future resources need to be expended on patching some of the holes that have led to this heretofore disappointing season. LOL J/K they are just going to extend Jason Spezza until he’s in his mid 30s. Yahoo, CBC, TSN ScoreboardMinnesota 3, Philadelphia...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
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Watch: Stars’ D John Klingberg scores dazzling first NHL goal

John Klingberg, rookie defenseman for the Dallas Stars, has been exceptional in his first few NHL games. Through his first five, he had three assists and was playing among the most minutes per night for any Stars player, and has been a steadying presence for a Dallas blueline that has been a noted weak spot for the team thus far in the 2014-15 season. Last night, against the Arizona...
Via Around The Rink
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Jason Spezza agrees to four-year extension with Stars

            Dallas Stars center Jason Spezza has agreed to a four-year, $30 million contract extension, according to TSN. The deals an average annual value is $7.5 million. Spezza was acquired from the Ottawa Senators on July 1 in exchange for forward Alex Chiasson, two prospects and a second-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. In 20 games with the Stars...
Via Sports-Glory
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Stars rally past Coyotes in third period

DALLAS -- John Klingberg, Cody Eakin and Jason Spezza all scored in the third period, rallying the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Ales Hemsky had two assists as Dallas ended a seven-game home losing streak (0-5-2), winning for just the second time in 11 home games (2-5-4). Arizona has lost its last five games in Dallas. Klingberg and Eakin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Stars Injury Update: Val Nichushkin undergoes successful surgery for hip

The Dallas Stars announced Wednesday that right wing Valeri Nichushkin had successful hip surgery on Tuesday in New York and will be out three to four months, via #462533251 / The 19-year-old Nichushkin, Dallas' first-round pick in the 2013 NHL draft (10th overall) has played in only four of the Stars' first 19 games because of hip and groin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars' home woes inexplicably continue vs. Canes

DALLAS---Maybe it's time to steal part of Al Pacino's famous speech from the pretty forgettable football movie Any Given Sunday, the soliloquy that begins with him saying he doesn't really know what to say. Well, that's exactly how Dallas Stars fans must feel after seeing their beloved club blow a 2-0 lead and lose 6-4 to the Carolina Hurricanes at American Airlines Center on Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Spezza close to multi-year extension with Dallas

Almost as soon as the Dallas Stars acquired Jason Spezza in a trade with the Ottawa Senators, the Stars made it known that Spezza was not a one-year rental. The club announced that they hoped to keep Spezza in the mix well beyond the 2014-15 season and were ready to negotiate. Spezza wanted to see how things went first and wanted to get comfortable in his new city. Apparently he’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kari Lehtonen Robs Jarret Stoll For Surefire ‘Save of the Year’ Candidate

    Kari Lehtonen and the Dallas Stars shut out the Kings in Los Angeles on Thursday night, beating the reigning Stanley Cup champs 2-0 in their own building. Lehtonen made 27 saves in the clean sheet effort, none better that this one to rob Jarret Stoll in the second period. After a loose puck Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars’ Kari Lehtonen Robs Jarrett Stoll With Epic Glove Save

Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen made an absolutely incredible desperation glove save on Jarrett Stoll on Thursday night. Stoll will be kicking himself for not burying it into the wide-open net while all alone in front. [@myregularface] The post Stars’ Kari Lehtonen Robs Jarrett Stoll With Epic Glove Save appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
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WATCH: Parents cover kid’s eyes during NHL fight

The Dallas Stars paid a visit to Gila River Arena on Tuesday to take on the Arizona Coyotes in NHL action. While fights in hockey seem to be going the way of the Dodo bird, on-ice pugilists still drop the gloves from time to time, something a family of Coyotes fans seated on the glass...Read More The post Parents cover up daughter’s eyes during Kyle Chipchura-Brenden Dillon brawl...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Late-game heroics of Lehtonen, Garbutt ends Stars’ losing streak

It’s been a rough past few weeks for the Dallas Stars, who were 0-5-2 in their last seven games heading into their contest with the Arizona Coyotes last night. With the score tied 3-3 and the Coyotes on the power play, it looked like the Stars were going to drop another one. But Dallas netminder Kari Lehtonen came up with a beauty of a save, which sprung Stars forwawrd Ryan Garbutt...
Via Around The Rink
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonchar trade made sense for Nill, Stars and Habs

Sergei Gonchar's rather short tenure as a Dallas Star came to an end early Tuesday afternoon with the announcement that the veteran defenseman had been traded to the Montreal Canadiens for 32-year-old forward Travis Moen. Gonchar, 40, came to Dallas last summer in a trade with the Ottawa Senators, the first move by then-new Stars general manager Jim Nill who was hired in May...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn Among Active NHL Players Who Have Rocked A Black Eye (Photos)

Professional hockey players are no strangers to being battered and bruised. It comes with the territory of playing a full-contact sport where if a puck or stick doesn’t get you, someone’s elbow, knee or skate will. In the National Hockey League, black eyes are common. Many players don’t wear visors, leaving their faces fully exposed to whatever comes their way. Even those...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Acquire Sergei Gonchar In Trade With Dallas Stars

The Montreal Canadiens added depth to their blue line Tuesday by acquiring veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar in a trade with the Dallas Stars, the team announced. The Habs sent veteran left winger Travis Moen to Dallas. Gonchar, 40, isn’t a quality defensive player at this stage of his career, but he will add some offensive talent to a Canadiens blue line that has only three players...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars Seek Remedy in Two-Game Road Trip

FRISCO -- When asked about Saturday's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks, a setback which ran the Dallas Stars' winless streak to seven games, equaling their last streak of similar length in the final year of the Dave Tippett era, current Stars head coach Lindy Ruff didn't mince words. "In the first 40 minutes, there was very little bad. The last 20 minutes, I just...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars Injury Update: John Klingberg recalled, place Val Nichushkin on IR

The Dallas Stars have recalled defenseman John Klingberg, who will be up in time to face the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday. Valeri Nichushkin has also been put back on the injured reserved list, according to Blackout Dallas.#456388282 / gettyimages.comNichushkin's previous injuries (hip/groin) from training camp have still been bothering him; The Stars hope that more rest will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

(Video) Dallas Star Punk Antoine Roussel Runs Alex Stalock, Sucker Punches Justin Braun

s/t to Kuklas Korner. I don't know about you, but I am growing tired of Dallas Stars punk Antoine Roussel and  his antics. First I understand going hard to the net, but this is bush league. The goalie has an expectation to not be run over. This is unacceptable. Then the spineless punk sucker punches an unsuspecting player that's not ready to engage him. Roussel has an hearing...
Via Goon's World
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars Injury Update: Valeri Nichushkin and Sergei Gonchar likely to return tonight

There could be some good news delivered to the Dallas Stars right before their game tonight against the Los Angeles Kings. It looks very likely that both forward Valeri Nichushkin and defenseman Sergei Gonchar could return to the lineup tonight. #485990597 / gettyimages.comMark Stepneski from Inside Edge is reporting that after this morning’s skate, the Stars are cautiously optimistic...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jamie Benn’s vicious slash on Jason Zucker

Jamie Benn wasn’t too pleased when Jason Zucker made a nice defensive play to steal the puck. Upon losing the puck, Benn turned and used both hands to deliver a nasty slash to Zucker. The play earned a two-minute penalty, but you could make a strong case for a more severe punishment.
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin Scores 100th Career NHL Goal In Dallas Stars’ Loss (Video)

Tyler Seguin continues to elevate his game with the Dallas Stars. Seguin, who was drafted by the Boston Bruins second overall in 2010, scored his 100th career NHL goal in the second period of Tuesday’s loss to the St. Louis Blues. The 22-year-old forward leads the NHL this season with 15 points. Jason Spezza and Trevor Daley earned assists on Seguin’s goal, which was his seventh...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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