Derek Neumeier | @Derek_N_NHL

Derek Neumeier primarily covers the Dallas Stars, but also other various topics related to the sport of hockey. A Journalism graduate of Mount Royal University, Derek also writes for Defending Big D, and has 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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Recent Articles by Derek

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The Dallas Stars And The WHL: Their Family Tree

  Familiarity breeds contempt. And, sometimes, successful hockey teams. Familiarity is nothing new in hockey, and it makes a lot of sense as to why. The better you understand a […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Prospects
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Dallas Stars: Rebuilders Or Contenders? Why Not Both?

  On July 1st Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill proved an old adage to be untrue: you can, in fact, have your cake and eat it too. For the […]

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Despite Playoff Loss, 2013-2014 Season A Rousing Success For Stars

When the Dallas Stars’ 2013-2014 season ended on Sunday night, it ended with a bang, not a whimper. The Stars held a 4-2 lead late in the third period of […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Dallas Stars
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Dallas’ Top Players Need To Take Control To Save Series

  With the Dallas Stars down 2-0 in their first round Western Conference series against the Anaheim Ducks, it’s quickly becoming do-or-die time for the Stars’ postseason hopes. After dropping […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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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 […]

Stephane Robidas has spent the majority of his career playing for the Dallas Stars (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

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 […]