Post Tagged with: "Texas Stars"

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Mike Modano Night … in the AHL

Recently, the Texas Stars announced that on April 4 2014, the team would be honoring Mike Modano at the Cedar Park Center. Never mind that Modano never played for Texas. […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
Jordie Benn is developing into a nice defender independent of his brother Jamie (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Jordie Benn Emerging From Younger Brother’s Shadow

When the Dallas Stars signed then-23 year old, undrafted free agent defenceman Jordie Benn to his first NHL contract on July 1, 2011, it was fairly obvious why they did […]

by · January 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Texas Stars
Yann Danis (Ross Bonander / THW)

The Oklahoma City Barons Have Everything But Fans

Last night, the Texas Stars lost game three of their AHL semifinals match-up with  the Oklahoma City Barons 4-0, as goalie Yann Danis put on another spectacular performance in net. […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers
It's a kick-save revival! (Ross Bonander / THW)

The Brief Revival of the Kick Save

I am opposed to the oversized goalie. I think he’s ruining the game. I fear the day NHL scouts begin scouring remote nations for hockey’s answer to the late great […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Hockey History
Fan favorite Colton Sceviour (Ross Bonander / THW)

The AHL and Me: Coming to Terms with an Indifferent League

As one of the American Hockey League’s more successful recent franchises appears ready to leave town, and as we approach the NHL trade deadline, I find myself questioning my status […]

by · March 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Dallas Stars
Ty putting on his prosthetic skate in the locker room.

Ty Ulmer: Making the Biggest Save of His Life

What’s wrong with the picture above? No, Pekka Rinne did not decide to ditch his Reebok pads in favor of Bauer ones and practice a little garage ball hockey. The […]

by · February 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Jamie Oleksiak is making his case that he is NHL-ready thanks to strong play recently (Josh Rasmussen / Texas Stars)

Jamie Oleksiak Poised For NHL Debut

With the 14th selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the Dallas Stars selected Jamie Oleksiak from Northeastern University. Oleksiak, listed at 6’7″, 254lbs is a hulking defenseman with a […]

by · January 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
Lately it's been all smiles for Texas (Ross Bonander/THW)

Reilly Smith and the Texas Stars Are Rising

In a season of hockey uncertainty, the Texas Stars are on the rise thanks to defensive consistency and offensive production that is finally meeting expectations.

by · December 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Dallas Stars, Prospects
Well, Ref? (Photo credit: Lisa Battista)

Is It True What They Say About You, Ref?

Determining whether or not you do indeed suck, ref, will remain forever subjective.

by · December 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, News/Commentary
The Struggles of Young Reilly

The Struggles of Young Reilly

“Of all the young hitters around today, he is the one who most reminds me of myself.” - Ted Williams Arguably baseball’s greatest hitter was referring to the un-legendary Los Angles […]

by · November 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, News/Commentary
Matt Fraser's late-game heroics helped the Texas Stars generate a point in their 5-4 shootout loss to lake Erie on November 10, 2012 (Image courtesy of the Texas Stars)

Stars Begin Turning Things Around After Solid Weekend

A split of a three-game weekend that ended in one win, one loss and one shootout loss might not seem like a lot of progress, but Rome wasn’t built in […]

by · November 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Dallas Stars
The effort is there for Smith; will the points follow? (Ross Bonander/THW)

The Texas Stars Looked Like Hell. Again.

The Texas Stars might have 3 wins in their 8 games this season, but they have only won a single game. They just didn’t lose the other two. It’s little […]

by · November 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL