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Brett Ritchie: Quietly Making His Mark

Brett Ritchie: Quietly Making His Mark

There has rarely been a moment since Brett Ritchie was drafted in 2011 that Dallas Stars fans weren’t greatly anticipating his arrival in the NHL. The second round pick seemed like a sure fire prospect with his combination of physicality and a wicked wrist shot. Ritchie appeared to be a big league power forward in […]

New Look Stars Gaining Momentum

New Look Stars Gaining Momentum

It is funny how sometimes when a situation appears beyond repair, that a team can finally just settle down and start playing without inhibitions. This appears to be the case with the Dallas Stars. There is currently an undoubted joy and innocent freedom to their game. Only one week ago General Manager Jim Nill auctioned […]

Jordie Benn: A Tale of Resolve

Jordie Benn: A Tale of Resolve

“It’s tough, you never want to lose a teammate, and when it’s your brother it makes it a little bit more tough” Stars Captain Jamie Benn The concept of brothers playing together in the National Hockey League is surprisingly common. Recent history is full of examples: you have the Sedin twins together in Vancouver, the […]

Dallas Stars at the Trade Deadline

Dallas Stars at the Trade Deadline

The trade deadline on March 1st is fast approaching and the Stars have several players who potentially could be moving on. The upcoming expansion draft in the summer has made the trade market a little more unclear than usual though. Nevertheless, the Stars do possess quite a few individuals who will be of great interest […]

The Dallas Stars are Strader Strong

The Dallas Stars are Strader Strong

There comes a time in all our lives where we get a pleasant reminder about what is most important. When those moments can be combined with what we love  for the greater good then it can’t really get much better. The story began when last summer Dallas Stars play by play announcer Dave Strader was […]

Jamie Benn Leading By Example

Jamie Benn Leading By Example

It has not been a season to remember. Thankfully though, not all hope is lost. A rare bright spark took place amongst what has been a fair miserable campaign to date for the Dallas Stars. Captain Jamie Benn picked up his 500th NHL point with a goal on Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets.   […]

What to do Without Jason Spezza

What to do Without Jason Spezza

The Dallas Stars were dealt a brutal blow in their already challenging quest for a playoff position last week when centre Jason Spezza was ruled out for at least 2 weeks with an upper body injury sustained against the Winnipeg Jets. Spezza is a genuinely elite level second line centre who would most likely be […]

Lehtonen and Niemi: Can they Lead the Stars to the Playoffs?

Lehtonen and Niemi: Can they Lead the Stars to the Playoffs?

When someone mentions the fortunes of the Dallas Stars, invariably a discussion of their limitations will involve their Finnish goalie tandem Kari Lehtonen, and Antti Niemi. The duo have been backstopping the high scoring Stars team together for a year and a half now since Niemi was signed as a free agent to provide some […]

Now or Never for the Dallas Stars

Now or Never for the Dallas Stars

It is safe to say that things weren’t supposed to happen this way for the Dallas Stars. Following on from a season where they won the ultra competitive Central Division for the first time in 10 years, and led the entire Western Conference in points, the team was expected to be one of the main contenders […]