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Tim lives in Dallas, TX, and serves as a Dallas Stars correspondent for the Sunbelt Hockey Journal. He has professional sportswriting and editing experience in print and online media.

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Recent Articles by Tim

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Previewing the Dallas Stars Roster

A look at the offseason moves by the Dallas Stars thus far, and a look ahead at what to expect in the upcoming season.

Jaromir Jagr. (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

In the First Days of Free Agency, a new Dallas Franchise

With the acquisition of Jaromir Jagr and other players, the Stars are reshaping their franchise.

by · July 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News/Commentary, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Dallas Stars Regroup in Offseason

Dallas Stars Regroup in Offseason

After coming up short for a fourth-straight season, the Dallas Stars look to find their bearings during this offseason and gear-up for a playoff run in 2012-2013.

by · May 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News/Commentary
Mike Ribeiro and Steve Ott will no longer wear a Stars uniform. (HermonVonPetri/flickr)

Dallas Stars Implode, Lose Final Five Games

The Stars suffered another catastrophic collapse at season’s end, as the team’s power play is worst in franchise history.

by · April 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News/Commentary
Dallas on a hot streak (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

The Pacific: The NHL’s Tightest Division

It is becoming an annual affair: the Pacific Division is the league’s pressure-cooker.

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Dallas Stars Players (and Fans) Prepare for Final Playoff Push

WIth their sight set on a division title in the final weeks of the regular season, the Dallas Stars display a potent mixture of grit, focus, and chemistry.

by · March 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News/Commentary
Michael Ryder finding his game (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

The Dallas Stars Now Lead Their Division

The Dallas Stars reshape the Pacific Division with their improved team defense and timely goal scoring.

by · March 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News/Commentary
Always a "Star," G.M.  Joe Nieuwendyk (photo by /wikipedia)

Recent Wins Make the Dallas Stars Idle at Trade Deadline

A breakdown and grade of the Stars (in)action at the deadline, as well as a look at the static of this year’s trade deadline.

by · February 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Mike Ribeiro and Steve Ott will no longer wear a Stars uniform. (HermonVonPetri/flickr)

Mistakes Continue to Haunt Dallas Stars

After a strong first-half to the season, the Dallas Stars are beginning to slide out of the playoff picture.

by · February 19, 2012 · 3 comments · Dallas Stars
Dallas on a hot streak (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

For the Dallas Stars, Special Teams Remain Tenuous

If the Stars hope to break their streak of missing the playoffs over the past four seasons, the team must improve their special teams–particularly their penalty kill.

by · February 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars Trade-Deadline Strategy

Dallas Stars Trade-Deadline Strategy

If the Stars hope to compete for a playoff spot this year in the competitive Western Conference, they most likely have to make a deal to supplement their depth and will need to give up a decent draft pick and/or prospect.

Michael Ryder finding his game (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Michael Ryder Finds His Offensive Stride in Dallas

When the Dallas Stars signed Michael Ryder to a two-year deal, it seemed like an attempt by General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk to patch obvious holes the team has had in […]

by · January 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Player Profiles