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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lindy Ruff said Patrick Eaves (ankle) will be out in the 4 to 8 week range. The injury did not require surgery.
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
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
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
Lindy Ruff said Jordie Benn will be back in the lineup tonight vs. Colorado.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CBSSports.com "The Dallas Stars were a popular pick to take a big step forward in the Western Conference this season following an offseason where they acquired the recently extended Jason Spezza -- the second time in as many years that they acquired a top-line center in a trade -- and added Ales Hemsky as a free..." November 21
Ryan Garbutt expected to miss a week with upper body injury.
Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes fell behind 2-0 in the first period, but then scored five consecutive goals and held on to beat the Dallas Stars, 6-4 on Tuesday night at the America Airlines Center. Eric Staal had two goals and an assist and was named player of the game by his teammates. The Stars..." November 19
CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane talked about lining up with Brad Richards again after Saturday’s practice, something the Blackhawks had tried early in training camp before trying other combinations. “He’s been wanting it for a while, waiting for that chance. No better time than his 1,000th game,” Kane said of..." November 17
Dallas Morning News "Neither team will skate this morning with the 6 p.m. start, so let’s use this as our morning skate update. The Stars are a frustrated bunch right now. They fix one area of the team, and then another springs a leak. It’s been an odd season. Maybe most odd has been the play of captain Jamie..." November 16
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wild’s a bunch of party poopers. During a Saturday matinee at American Airlines Center, the Wild said to the 17,543 fans in attendance starving for a late lunch, “No tacos for you!” All the Dallas Stars had to do was score one measly third-period goal for fans to get free tacos, but Darcy..." November 16
CBSSports.com "It's been a disappointing start to the 2014-15 season for the Dallas Stars, and they suffered another tough break on Saturday when the team announced that winger Valeri Nichushkin will miss four months due to hip surgery. Nichushkin, 19, has been banged up for most of the season and has been..." November 16
Dallas Morning News "Lindy Ruff wasn’t about to stand pat. The Stars were coming off their first win in eight games Tuesday in Arizona, but the Stars coach shuffled just about everything to face the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings Thursday. Ruff reassembled the Super Line of Jamie Benn-Jason..." November 14
Dallas Morning News "Coyotes: Stars defenseman Jordie Benn cleared the puck up the middle of the ice in his own zone, and it landed on the stick of Arizona defenseman Connor Murphy. Murphy then blasted a shot past Kari Lehtonen from distance at the 1:42 mark of the first period. Coyotes 1, Stars 0. Coyotes: Joe..." November 12
Cody Eakin is very close, but won't play tonight. Travis Moen could be here Wednesday as might be a possibility for Thursday at LA.
The Stars retain eight percent of Gonchar's salary in the trade
Stars acquire left wing Travis Moen from Montreal in exchange for defenceman Sergei Gonchar.
Dallas Morning News "Jim Nill is a big fan of delegating responsibility. The players have to play, the coaches have to coach, and the managers have to manage. And with the Stars in an 0-5-2 slump, that’s important to remember for the Stars general manager. “I think we all have to work on doing our job better,..." November 11
Dallas F Antoine Roussel fined $5,376.34 (maximum under CBA) for punching an unsuspecting opponent, San Jose D Justin Braun.
CSN Bay Area "The Sharks picked a good time to exorcise their third period demons. After giving up several third period leads this year, and generally not playing very well late in games, San Jose exploded for four goals in the final frame against the Stars on Saturday night, turning a 3-1 deficit into a..." November 09
Dallas F Antoine Roussel will have a hearing tomorrow for a sucker-punch to San Jose D Justin Braun.
CSN Bay Area "Antoine Roussel’s running over of goalie Alex Stalock and subsequent sucker punch to the face of Justin Braun late in the Sharks’ 5-3 win over Dallas didn’t sit well with Todd McLellan after the game. “What disappoints me is when a guy (Braun) is vulnerable and being held and he gets punched...." November 09
Tennessean "The Predators have been patiently waiting for the power play to break through. It did during the Predators' 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars Thursday night at American Airlines Center. Craig Smith and Filip Forsberg each scored power-play goals in the second period, and Matt Cullen broke the..." November 07
INJURY UPDATE: Cody Eakin is out for tonight's game with an upper body injury.
Jewels From The Crown "After a few miserable showings on the road, the Los Angeles Kings finally got what they were looking for. (No, not rocket skates for Matt Greene and Robyn Regehr... though both earned plaudits tonight.) The bottom six came through with three goals to propel the struggling Kings to a 3-1 win over..." November 05
Page Six "Former NY Ranger Sean Avery had a Shia LaBeouf-style meltdown on the set of his off-Broadway play “Negative Is Positive” and quit two days before it was due to open, after a stage manager politely offered him pizza. “He’s a playwright’s worst nightmare,” said “Negative” author Christy..." November 05
The Score "The Dallas Stars' iffy blue-line group will get a minor boost on Tuesday night with veteran offensive defenseman Sergei Gonchar expected to return to the lineup. Gonchar took line rushes on Tuesday morning alongside 6-foot-7, 21-year-old defender Jamie Oleksiak, and seems likely to log limited..." November 04
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Nov. 1, history was made. After the Wild’s power play and Thomas Vanek both went 0-for-October, the Wild killed two birds with one stone Saturday night when Vanek’s first goal of the season was the Wild’s first power-play goal 23 days in. Late in the second period of a 4-1 win over the..." November 02
Los Angeles Times "As Nate Thompson jumped off the bench in overtime Friday and saw Corey Perry take a pass from an onrushing Cam Fowler, Thompson didn't have to think about what to do. "Whenever he's getting the puck and he's going to shoot it your first instinct should be to go to the net," Thompson said...." November 01
NHL.com "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has activated forward Valeri Nichushkin from injured reserve and assigned him to the Texas Stars, Dallas' development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), on a conditioning assignment. " October 31
Dallas Morning News "This is presumably to get him playing. He’s been a healthy scratch lately. It could also mean that Valeri Nichushkin is close to ready. Here is the press release: FRISCO, Texas -Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned left wing Curtis McKenzie to..." October 29
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues have noted that last season the team had very little adversity up until the very end, when everyone seemed to get hurt. This season the adversity has been coming earlier. The team already is without center Paul Stastny, who has an injured shoulder but is making progress toward..." October 29
Yahoo! Sports "Look at the bold moves Jim Nill has made as the Dallas Stars’ general manager – Sergei Gonchar, Lindy Ruff, Tyler Seguin, Jason Spezza, Ales Hemsky – and you see only part of the picture. “I was close to making some moves last year,” Nill told Yahoo Sports recently, “and it was a good thing I..." October 29