Stars Rumors & News

  • 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 "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 "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 "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

  • 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

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to deadline day. March 02

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Couple of teams inquiring with Dallas on pending UFA C Shawn Horcoff...

  • Stars Trade Forward Erik Cole To Red Wings For Pick And Prospects

    Defending Big D "Word is breaking all across Hockey Twitter right now that Dallas Stars forward Erik Cole and a third round pick have been traded to the Detroit Red Wings for two prospects and a pick." March 02

  • Trevor Daley inching towards franchise records for Stars

    Dallas Morning News "Defenseman Trevor Daley has set career highs in goals (16) and points (32), and he also is closing in on some franchise records. Daley is two goals shy of tying Darryl Sydor’s franchise record for goals by a defenseman (69). He also is five assists behind Stephane Robidas for eighth on the..." February 28

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Waivers today: McMillan (VAN), Erixon (CHI), Schlemko (DAL), Volpatti (WSH), Zepp (PHI). Teams creating flexibility for deadline deals.

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    Left Wing Lock @Left_Wing_Lock

    David Schlemko: Has been placed on waivers. #nhl #DallasStars

  • Jets beat Stars to snap losing streak

    Winnipeg Sun "Baby steps. While it would be inaccurate to suggest the Winnipeg Jets are back to the level they want to be, a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars snapped a two-game losing skid and provided a temporary reprieve to what has been ailing them. The Jets had been far too loose defensively of late,..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Lehtonen `hopeful’ for Friday, Eaves might be ready, Seguin could skate

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars had a full practice in Frisco today, with only Ales Hemsky not skating. Hemsky has been battling a lower body issue that has dogged him at times during games. Stars coach Lindy Ruff said Hemsky will need maintenance days. The Stars practice again on Thursday and play Friday against..." February 25

  • Six-goal third period carries Wild to blowout, into top eight in West

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Six weeks ago, the way this stumbling, bumbling season was heading, even the least cynical and most optimistic fan never could have imagined the Wild would be able to put itself back in the playoff picture. The Wild’s game was a wreck. Its goaltending was in shambles, its confidence was..." February 23

  • Stars’ Hemsky to return vs. Red Wings

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ales Hemsky will return to the Dallas Stars lineup tonight after missing three games with a lower body injury. Hemsky suffered the injury during the first period of the Stars’ 2-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Feb.13. The 31-year-old underwent a procedure on the lower body injury last..." February 21

  • Stars' Hemsky expected to play Saturday vs. Red Wings

    The Score "The Dallas Stars plan to have forward Ales Hemsky in the lineup when they face the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Hemsky is expected to return after missing the last three games with a lower-body injury, according to Mark Stepneski of the Stars' official website." February 20

  • Dallas Stars Strike Early, Beat St Louis Blues On Their Home Ice

    Defending Big D "Can the Dallas Stars always play the St Louis Blues? These are always such fun games (if you're a Stars fan, anyway). The Stars scored three goals in the first period, an offensive explosion that many didn't expect with half of the normal top six out for the Stars due to injury. With Tyler..." February 18

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Florida's Dmitry Kulikov has been suspended for four games for clipping Dallas's Tyler Seguin. Video:

  • Tyler Seguin put on injured reserve

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Stars placed Tyler Seguin on injured reserve Saturday, less than 24 hours after the All-Star was injured on a hit that angered his coach and teammates. The Stars announced that Seguin has a lower-body injury, but coach Lindy Ruff told reporters on Saturday that the 23-year-old center..." February 15

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Florida's Dmitry Kulikov has been offered an in-person hearing for clipping Dallas's Tyler Seguin.

  • Stars Gain Two Points, Possibly Lose Tyler Seguin in 2-0 Win Over Florida

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars, according to the score-sheet, were winners on Friday night. 2-0 over the Florida Panthers. I was going to write about how the Stars are now winning, though they're finally getting out-played. About how they were losing when they were dominating teams. Something about the..." February 14

  • Stars coach: 'Dirty shot' led to Seguin loss

    ESPN Dallas "The Stars likely will be without forward Tyler Seguin after he was injured Friday night on what coach Lindy Ruff called a "dirty shot." Seguin, second in the NHL in points (59) and third in goals (29), was helped off the ice after being checked in the lower leg by defenseman Dmitry Kulikov in..." February 14

  • Stars F Antoine Roussel suspended 2 games for cross-check "Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel was ejected less than four minutes into their most recent game, a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, for cross-checking defenseman Adam McQuaid in the throat. His punishment did not end there. The NHL announced on Thursday morning that..." February 12

  • Dallas Stars Earn Hard-Fought 5-3 Victory Over Boston Bruins

    Defending Big D "Jamie Benn scored twice and Kari Lehtonen turned away 41 saves as the Dallas Stars skated out of Boston with a well-deserved 5-3 triumph over the Bruins. It was one of the stranger Stars games of the season, with both teams combining for three shorthanded goals but none on the powerplay, Erik..." February 11

  • Sabres’ Enroth traded to Dallas Stars "Jhonas Enroth is a now member of the Dallas Stars. The Buffalo Sabres acquired goaltender Anders Lindback and a conditional 2016 third-round draft pick in exchange for their No. 1 goalie. Enroth’s contract, which carries a salary cap hit of $1.25 million, expires on July 1, at which point..." February 11

  • Jamie Benn has 'reached out' to Sedin twins on radio comments

    Yahoo! Sports "Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn made a few insensitive comments about the Sedin twins on a Dallas-area radio show. And because of this Benn contacted the Sedins via statement released by the president of the Stars on the matter. That's a lot of layers of communication. The quotes in question..." February 11

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Dallas's Antoine Roussel will have a hearing Thursday morning for cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid.

  • The Stars’ poor goaltending is costing them valuable points

    Pro Hockey Talk "In the category of “good team, too bad about the goaltending,” the Dallas Stars have replaced the Minnesota Wild atop the list. Consider: — Based on team save percentage, only the Oilers have had it worse between the pipes this season. Edmonton’s at .889; Dallas is at .896. — Starter Kari..." February 10

  • Stars' Klingberg quietly joins Calder discussion "Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff had some high praise for rookie defenseman John Klingberg prior to the game Sunday against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. In addition to talking about how Klingberg is a big reason for the uptick in the Stars' power-play production, Ruff also had..." February 10

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Seguin is a game-decision due to flu-like symptoms.

  • Ales Hemsky gives Stars first overtime win of season in 3-2 win over Rangers

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars won on the second half of a back-to-back and in overtime. That's not a typical game story for these guys this year. Less than 24 hours after facing off against the Buffalo Sabres, the Dallas Stars saw themselves on the other side of the faceoff circle from the New York..." February 09

  • Ruff on Lehtonen: ‘We need him to be better. There is no masquerading that point’

    Pro Hockey Talk "After Dallas Morning-News columnist Tim Cowlishaw took Kari Lehtonen to task over his inconsistent play, Stars’ head coach Lindy Ruff agreed his No.1 goaltender needs to be better moving forward. The 31-year-old is coming off a 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday night, which saw him allow four..." February 07

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Dallas Stars recall G Anders Lindback from conditioning assignment with Texas (AHL), reassign G Jussi Rynnas to Texas.