Dallas Stars News: Esa Lindell Signs New Deal, Stars Buyout Antti Niemi

The Dallas Stars made all kinds of moves today, and luckily they were all the correct ones. Catch up on all that happened here. Things are starting to pick up speed and catch fire for the Dallas Stars as the NHL nears the free agency opening on July 1. It’s the time of year where every NHL […] Dallas Stars News: Esa Lindell Signs New Deal, Stars Buyout Antti Niemi - Blackout...
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48 minutes ago

Dallas Stars: What to Expect After Whirlwind Draft Weekend

Two of the most talked-about events of the offseason are officially complete. With Vegas’ expansion draft solidified and the 2017 entry draft in the books, the Dallas Stars have seen some excitement already and are lined up for more to come. Although the Dallas Stars, as predicted, lost Cody Eakin to the Golden Knights, the […] Dallas Stars: What to Expect After Whirlwind Draft...
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1 hour ago

Stars Place Niemi on Waivers, Buyout Coming

There will be yet another goaltender on the market when free agency rolls around July 1, as the Dallas Stars have placed Antti Niemi on waivers for the purpose of buying him out, according to Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News. Pierre LeBrun followed that up by mentioning that the Stars would’ve obviously loved to trade the netminder, but that no takers came forward. Part of...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

Stars Sign Esa Lindell To New Contract

John Klingberg’s most consistent partner last season got a shiny new contract. Dallas Stars rookie blueliner Esa Lindell played his first NHL season last year after getting four cups of coffee the season prior. After his call-up, he never really looked back, logging 73 games as part of the Stars defensive pairs (just ignore that five game stint where he sat in November and then...
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4 hours ago

Dallas Stars Legend Sergei Zubov Deserves Hall of Fame Induction

The best defenseman in the history of the Dallas Stars deserves Hockey Hall of Fame immortality. We are all rooting for him to receive such an honor today. The Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee will reveal its final 2017 class today, Monday, June 26th, as up to four former players will hear their name […] Dallas Stars Legend Sergei Zubov Deserves Hall of Fame Induction -...
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4 hours ago

Dallas Stars to Place Antti Niemi on Waivers for Eventual Buyout

The Stars are making a goalie move to address the three NHL starters they currently have on the roster, letting go of their offseason signing from 2015. The Dallas Stars will probably have a two-headed goalie monster next season, but the brief off-season foray into a three-headed one is no more. General manager Jim Nill promised the move would come this week, and indeed, the Stars...
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5 hours ago

Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Stars’ Draft Choices Affect Their Free Agency Strategy

The focus turns back to the near future. Plus, are Sharp and Hemsky once and future Stars, and is the Ryan Reaves trade as horribad as it looks? The Dallas Stars come home from a busy NHL Entry Draft with a group of shiny new prospects, including the consensus-best defender and goaltender available. Now it’s time to deal with next season. GM Jim Nill received the draft equivalent...
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10 hours ago

Dallas Stars: Draft 2017

The Dallas Stars went into draft day with questions circling about their decision with the third overall pick. After the two premier forwards were taken as expected, the Stars stayed on the clock and took the top rated defensemen in the draft, Miro Heiskanen third overall. Heiskanen played in the top Finnish league as a 17-year-old showing he has ability to play at a high level....
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NHL Draft: Stars Pick Miro Heiskanen #3 Overall

With the Third Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Dallas Stars Have Selected Miro Heiskanen From the HIFK in the SM-Liiga. About Miro Heiskanen The Dallas Stars put focus on the blue line as they closed out the top three lottery picks with the third overall pick – taking Miro Heiskanen. One of a number of Finnish player in this draft, he’s a player that can play on both...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Golden Knights owner screws up expansion draft order, announces a selection from the wrong team

Mingled and mixed in with the outrageously terrible jokes and announcement of NHL award winners, the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights took place. Because this is such a unique and exciting event, Golden Knights owner Bill Foley got a little too excited and announced a draft pick from the wrong team: When it was supposed to be the turn to announce the Golden Knights' selection...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Protection list

The feeling around the hockey world early Sunday morning was that of a holiday as the protection lists for every NHL team for the upcoming expansion draft were revealed. The Dallas Stars made no surprises in choosing the 7-3-1 approach to protect forwards Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin, Jason Spezza, Radek Faksa, Valeri Nichushkin, Brett Ritchie and Antoine Roussel. The protected defensemen...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/13: Durant is the difference

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while picking victory confetti out of our hair. Happy birthday today to Jason Spezza, Valeri Bure, Jennifer Gillom, Sarunas Marciulionis and boxer Mike Weaver. On this date in 1989, Pistons completed their four-game sweep...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

After being laid off at ESPN, NHL writer Scott Burnside has a new job with the Dallas Stars

Not long ago, when news came from newspapers and network television, there were journalists and public relations people and very little in between. Those who worked for the team had one job: to promote the team. Those who covered the team strove for honesty and independence (in theory, at least). But now, thanks to proliferation of team- and league-produced media, the gray area...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Trading down targets

Earlier this week Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill let other teams front offices know he was fielding offers for the third overall pick in this years upcoming NHL draft. Indications were he believes the Stars are in a prime spot to compete for the Stanley Cup and wants an already established player to add to the roster rather than a deal to acquire more draft depth. While this could just...
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

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