Stars Rumors & News

  • Slava Fetisov wants to ban young Russians from playing in NHL

    CBSSports.com "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 22

  • Sounds like Sweeney wasn't on board with Seguin deal

    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

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  • Dallas Stars offices, practice facility evacuated amid police standoff

    CBSSports.com "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

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

    Deadspin.com "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

  • Report: Rich Peverley Might Be Able To Resume NHL Career

    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

  • Rich Peverley may be able to resume career after heart scare

    CBSSports.com "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

  • 'There's nobody that wants to fight Jamie Benn,' says Stars GM

    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

  • Can new NHL salary site be the next CapGeek?

    Sportsnet.ca "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

  • Judge orders Bettman to testify on concussions lawsuit

    TSN.ca "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

  • Price, Benn, Ovechkin named Lindsay Award finalists

    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

  • Stars captain Jamie Benn in great shape after second hip surgery

    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

  • Trevor Daley Has Hip Labrum Surgery - 3-4 Month Recovery Expected

    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

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    Uptown Sports @uptownhockey

    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

  • Ralph Strangis ends 25-year career as voice of Dallas Stars

    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

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    Igor Eronko @IgorEronko

    #Stars' F Valeri Nichushkin will join team Russia tomorrow. 5 NHLers for Russia so far: Val, Bobrovsky, Anisimov, Kulikov & Khudobin

  • Stars and John Klingberg have agreed to terms on seven-year extension

    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

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Stars captain Jamie Benn needs hip surgery. Played through it most of the year. And won scoring title. Pretty impressive.

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    Ryan Rishaug @TSNRyanRishaug

    Sounds like Jamie Benn is out for World Championships. Tyler Ennis is in.

  • Benn wins Art Ross trophy as Stars blitz Preds

    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

  • Seguin out for Stars after being late for practice

    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

  • Jamie Benn Ties League Lead in Points in Dallas Stars Win Over Anaheim Ducks

    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

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Lindy Ruff just said both Nemeth and Nichushkin will play tonight. Nichushkin could should get power play time too.

  • 5-1 win all for naught as Stars' playoff hopes dashed by Jets

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars stretched out their dance of musical chairs as long as possible, but the music stopped Monday night. Somewhere during the first period of a 5-1 Dallas win over the San Jose Sharks, the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild, 2-0, and moved to 94 points in the standings. Since the Stars..." April 07

  • New Russian bill could ban Ovechkin, others from Olympics

    Sportsnet.ca "Proposed legislation in Russia could prevent a number of hockey superstars from ever competing at the Olympics again. According to the Associated Press, “Russian parliament will consider barring athletes from competing in more than two Olympics.” The bill, which was put forward by lawmaker..." April 07

  • Actual Crack Smoker Rob Ford Elected To Hockey Hall Of Fame Board

    Deadspin.com "Toronto’s former crack-smokin’, councilwoman-knockin’ mayor Rob Ford has been appointed to the Hockey Hall of Fame’s board of directors, according to the Canadian Press. Ford, who smoked crack while he was mayor, was elected to the board on March 25. A museum spokesman said Ford won’t be on the..." April 05

  • Missing Val Nichushkin, his key defensive contributions one of biggest 'what ifs' of Stars' season

    Dallas Morning News "One of the many “what ifs” of the Stars’ 2014-15 season is this: What would have happened if Valeri Nichushkin did not require hip surgery? While it’s almost too late to matter, the Stars should get a glimpse of what the 20-year-old Russian winger could have meant to their lineup when..." April 03

  • Flames capitalize on bounces, survive desperate Stars and bolster playoff position with 5-3 win

    Calgary Herald "Earlier in the day, Jiri Hudler was uninterested in giving any attention to the fact he was playing in his 600th career National Hockey League game. Hardly surprising. Rarely does the enigmatic right-winger get in front of cameras and microphones. But on the ice? Look at Monday’s 5-3 victory..." March 31

  • Jamie Benn does more than just play through injury in Stars shootout win over Flames

    Dallas Morning News "Jamie Benn was able to walk into the dressing room. Therefore, the Dallas Stars captain was playing. And it wasn’t up for debate. “I’ll be in there,” Benn said prior to Wednesday’s 4-3 shootout victory over the Flames in Calgary. “I didn’t want to miss this one. “There were a lot of..." March 26

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1

    TSN.ca "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit

    CBSSports.com "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Jamie Benn will play tonight, according to Lindy Ruff.

  • How Stars kept very slim playoff hopes alive against lowly Sabres

    Dallas Morning News "Sitting on the precipice of certain disaster, the Stars somehow fought back to beat the Buffalo Sabres, 4-3, Monday night to keep alive some very slim playoff hopes. A victory against the worst team in the NHL is hardly reason for celebration, but with Winnipeg winning and staying eight points..." March 24

  • Stars, Kari Lehtonen Shut Out Blackhawks 4-0

    Defending Big D "A 2014-2015 of misery at the American Airlines Center is seeing a little bit of justice done in the season's waning days. The Dallas Stars defeated the Chicago Blackhawks and their throng of recently faithful Saturday night by the commanding score of 4-0. This on the heels of doing the same to..." March 22

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Stars bring Esa Lindell to North America

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars are set to ship over another European d-man for the remainder of this season. Per Finnish outlet MTV, the Stars will bring Esa Lindell — their third-round pick (74th overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft — from SM-liiga club Assat over to North America, presumably to join their..." March 16

  • Blues are better late, beat Dallas

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Blues coach Ken Hitchcock couldn’t help but notice the developments with his team in less than 24 hours. The club traveled to Dallas for the second night of back-to-back games and looked the part for the first two periods. Still without goal, a troubling trend of late, the Blues scored two and..." March 16

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    Steve Hunt @dfwsportsguy93

    Klingberg out again for Stars.

  • It got close late, but Stars topped Hurricanes by playing 'desperate brand of hockey'

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Stars were missing a combined 26 goals from their lineup Thursday night, with defensemen Trevor Daley (16 goals) and John Klingberg (10) out with injuries. But the Stars got a lift from two less regarded backline scorers against the Carolina Hurricanes. Jason Demers and Alex..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Dallas Stars Get Gritty Win Over Philadelphia Flyers, Lose John Klingberg to Injury

    Defending Big D "If you would have told me back in August that the Dallas Stars would see four rookie defensemen on the blueline this late in the season, I probably would have laugh-cried. But that's exactly what the Stars had in their lineup tonight versus the Philadelphia Flyers. With Trevor Daley out because..." March 11

  • Knee ‘definitely not anywhere near 100 percent,’ says Seguin

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tyler Seguin will play his second game tonight after missing three weeks with a knee injury. In his first game back, Saturday’s 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay, Seguin scored a pair of goals — impressive, especially given where he’s at in terms of recovery. “It’s definitely not anywhere near 100..." March 10

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday

    CBSSports.com "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

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    Paul Kennedy @PaulKennedyFOX

    @DallasStars Lindy Ruff announces Tyler Seguin will take warmup skate and may return tonight vs @TBLightning 6:30 SUN pic.twitter.com/r0km3OwCsZ

  • Tyler Seguin (knee) skates with teammates and is pushing rehab schedule ahead

    Dallas Morning News "Tyler Seguin was back on the ice with his teammates Thursday for the first time since Feb. 13, and that was good for a lot of reasons. One, the center who suffered a knee injury on a hit by Florida’s Dmitry Kulikov that night, is ahead of schedule in trying to come back. Two, one of the..." March 05

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Lindy Ruff: Trevor Daley out 2-4 weeks.

  • Stars Win 3-2 over Islanders, But Lose Trevor Daley on Ugly Hit to Knee

    Defending Big D "Another dirty hit to a Dallas Stars knee. Another key member of the team lost. History (revisionist, perhaps) will probably remember Kulikov's malicious hit on Tyler Seguin as the moment that sunk the Stars' 2014-2015 already wayward season for good, but a footnote will be what Matt Martin..." March 04

  • Nemeth recovery is remarkable

    Pro Hockey Talk "Back in October, it looked like Dallas Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth‘s season would be over after his arm was lacerated. Instead, his remarkable recovery continues in a big way as the team recalled him on Monday. It seemed like the 41st pick of the 2010 NHL Draft would see his development..." March 02

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