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John Klingberg Isn’t Erik Karlsson, But He’s Very Good

John Klingberg is a name you should know. In fact, he’s a guy you should probably add while he’s hot and hold in keeper leagues because he has all the tools to be a valuable fantasy rearguard. Before getting called up to big ice Klingy put up 12 points in 10 games (4 G, 8 A) in the AHL and in seven games since being called up he has six points, all of which have come in the...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen Hits Tyler Seguin With Breakaway Pass, Seguin Scores

Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen showed off some fantastic puck handling ability on Saturday when he threaded the needle to Tyler Seguin. Seguin went in and buried a slick little dangle, but Lehtonen was the true story of the play. It’s not often you see a goalie pick up a primary assist. [NHL] The post Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen Hits Tyler Seguin With Breakaway Pass, Seguin Scores...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Demers lays out Jarret Stoll with open ice hit (Video)

Dallas Stars defenseman Jason Demers sent Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll flying with a monster open ice hit during the first period of Saturday night's game at the American Airlines Center.Demers flattened Stoll with a clean hipcheck to Stoll, sending him flying onto the ice. Stoll was OK and got up right away.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Modano most proud of '99 Cup, growing game in Dallas

DALLAS -- By nature, Mike Modano isn't one to pound his chest and let the world know about all that he accomplished during his Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Stars and one final year with the Detroit Red Wings. But Modano, the Stars and Dallas sports icon who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame earlier this week, does take pride in two things about his incomparable run...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars defeat Kings behind two goals from Benn

Jamie Benn scored two first-period goals, and the Dallas Stars held on to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. It was the Stars' second straight home victory after they had lost nine of their first 10 there. Los Angeles dropped to 1-4-3 on the road at the start of a three-game trip. The only victory was at Dallas on Nov. 4. Tyler Seguin and John Klingberg each had a...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dollars and sense: The Jason Spezza contract extension

Formerly with the Ottawa Senators and now a fixture for the Dallas Stars, Jason Spezza is now taking a four year extension to the bank. The contract extension will see Spezza have a $7.5 million salary cap hit until the age of 35. Did the Dallas Stars overpay for his services, or is the money good value? Over his 12 year NHL career spent mostly with the Ottawa Senators Jason Spezza...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Spezza Signs Four-Year Extension

The Dallas Stars have failed to live up to expectations a quarter into the NHL season. After a summer of big acquisitions, it was expected that this was the year that the Stars take the next step. The biggest of these new players coming to the team was Jason Spezza, the former captain of the Ottawa Senators who was traded to the Stars in exchange for forward Alex Chiasson amongst...
Via The Sideline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars F Nichushkin has hip surgery, to miss 3-4 months

  Dallas Stars right wing Valeri Nichushkin had hip surgery on Tuesday in New York and will be out three to four months. 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 injuries. The Russian-born Nichushkin had no goals or assists and two penalty minutes...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars F Nichushkin has hip surgery

DALLAS (AP) Dallas Stars right wing Valeri Nichushkin had hip surgery on Tuesday in New York and will be out three to four months. 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 injuries. The Russian-born Nichushkin had no goals or assists and two penalty...
Via AP on Fox
6 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
6 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 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
13 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
13 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...
14 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...
14 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
15 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
23 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...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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