Derek Neumeier | @Derek_N_NHL

Derek Neumeier primarily covers the Dallas Stars, but also other various topics related to the sport of hockey. A recent graduate of Mount Royal University with a Bachelor of Communication in Journalism degree, Derek has also done previous work with the Edmonton Oilers as a communications intern and Hockey Canada as a freelance writer. You can follow him on Twitter at @Derek_N_NHL

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Stars-Ducks In Round One: 5 Key Storylines To Follow

When the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Los Angeles 4-3 in the shootout on Saturday night, those two points sealed their place as the top team in the Western Conference. That […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Dallas Stars End Drought, Make 2014 NHL Playoffs

A New Star Is Rising. That is the motto that was first introduced by the Dallas Stars organization this summer, and one that has resonated throughout the regular season. With […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Dallas Stars Can Hang With The Best In The League

With their playoff hopes hanging in the balance, the Dallas Stars faced a daunting task heading into Saturday night’s match against the St. Louis Blues. Not only are the Blues […]

by · March 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Stars Need To Reach The Next Level To Make The Playoffs

By all accounts, the Dallas Stars are a good hockey team. In terms of speed, few teams can match their overall agility, both offensively and defensively. They are a Top […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
Rich Peverley Taken To Hospital; Stars – Blue Jackets Game Postponed

Rich Peverley Taken To Hospital; Stars – Blue Jackets Game Postponed

  It was a terrifying scene in Dallas. Only 6:23 into the first period of Monday’s game between the Dallas Stars and the Columbus Blue Jackets, play was stopped mid-action […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Dallas Stars Strike Nice Balance With Pre-Deadline Deals

  It wasn’t the trade deadline that many Dallas Stars fans expected, but it turned out to be a very memorable one nevertheless. Following months of speculation leading up to […]

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Dallas Stars Caught Between A Playoff Spot And A Hard Place

  On Thursday night’s 4-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Dallas Stars looked about as much like a playoff team as you could possibly get. The 34-30 shot advantage […]

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Will Underdog Status Be An Advantage For Team Canada?

If you’re the American hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, you’re probably feeling pretty good right now. After all, the USA breezed through the preliminary round with relative […]

Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Benn And Nichushkin Shine In Memorable Olympic Debuts

  Statements: made. The Dallas Stars sent two forwards, Canadian  left wing Jamie Benn and Russian right wing Valeri Nichushkin, to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and it’s safe to […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Olympics
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Should Tyler Seguin Have Replaced Steven Stamkos In Sochi?

  After months of speculation, news officially broke on Wednesday that Tampa Bay Lightning franchise forward Steven Stamkos will not be joining Team Canada at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Olympics
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Depth Scoring Drying Up For Dallas Stars

  The good news for the Dallas Stars right now? Their top line, led by the 1-2 punch of Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin and backed up by rookie Valeri […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Dallas Stars Need To Stay The Course Amidst Slump

When you’re trapped out at sea and trying to weather a nasty storm, sometimes it can be hard to have hope about reaching the shoreline. That’s precisely the spot that […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Dallas Stars