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The Dallas Stars were founded during the 1967 NHL Expansion as the Minnesota North Stars. In 1978, the team merged with the Cleveland Barons due to financial struggles in a move that proved successful as they reached two Stanley Cup Finals. However, between the 1992-93 and 1993-94 seasons, the team relocated to Dallas to become the Stars after years of attendance issues. Following the move, the Stars found success and won the 1999 Stanley Cup in their sixth season in Dallas. They followed that up with Stanley Cup Final appearance in 2000.

Stars Clinch Central Division Title After 3-1 Win Over Kraken

With their 3-1 victory over the Seattle Kraken, the Dallas Stars have clinched the Central Division for the first time since 2015-16. They also sit atop the Western Conference with 111 points and can clinch the conference crown if the Vancouver Canucks lose to the Edmonton Oilers in any fashion later this evening. The Stars could be considered a Stanley Cup favorite at this point. Led up front by a mix of ageless veterans in captain Jamie Benn, Joe Pavelski, Tyler Seguin, and Matt Duchene, and young guns in Jason Robertson, Wyatt Johnston, and Logan Stankoven, they might have the…

Stars’ Jason Robertson Records 80th Point in 2023-24

Just in the nick of time, Jason Robertson recorded the 80th point of his 2023-24 campaign in the second-last game of the season for the Dallas Stars. The 24-year-old has now reached that mark in consecutive seasons. While Robertson’s 29 goals and 51 assists for 80 points through 81 games might seem like a serious regression from his 109 points in 2022-23, the young forward has emerged as one of the premier defensive forwards in the NHL. He has traded a bit of offense for defense, yet he is still having a near point per game season. Through 291 career…

Los Angeles Kings’ 3 Potential Playoff Matchups in Round 1

The Los Angeles Kings have clinched a playoff spot, but they still have a lot to play for in the final week of the season. There are three most likely outcomes for who they would play in Round 1: the Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars and Vancouver Canucks. Out of those three, who is the best option, and who is the worst? Edmonton Oilers With the Kings sitting in third place in the Pacific Division, they are currently slated to match up against the Oilers. They lie one point ahead of the Vegas Golden Knights, so they control their fate with…

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Projected Lineups for the Kraken vs Stars – 4/13/24

The Seattle Kraken take on the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center this afternoon. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff writers, independent correspondents and others. KRAKEN (33-32-13) at STARS (50-21-9) 3 p.m. ET; ABC, ESPN+, SN360 Kraken projected lineup Andre Burakovsky — Matty Beniers — Oliver Bjorkstrand Pierre-Edouard Bellemare —…

3 Most Underrated Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars, led by a star-studded core of players, including Jason Robertson and Miro Heiskanen, look like Stanley Cup contenders. Along with their high-end performers, the Stars’ depth is one of the most feared in the NHL, being able to go toe-to-toe with almost any other team. Given their…

Projected Lineups for the Oilers vs Stars – 4/3/24

The Edmonton Oilers take on the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center tonight. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff writers, independent correspondents and others. OILERS (45-23-5) at STARS (47-19-9) 9:30 p.m. ET; MAX, truTV, TNT, SNW, SN360 Oilers projected lineup Ryan Nugent-Hopkins — Connor McDavid — Zach Hyman Adam Henrique…

 

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Stars FAQ

What year were the Dallas Stars founded?

The Dallas Stars were founded during the 1967 NHL Expansion as the Minnesota North Stars.

When did the Dallas Stars play their first game?

They played their first game (as the Minnesota North Stars) on Oct. 11, 1967, against the St. Louis Blues. It ended in a 2-2 tie.

Who is the current head coach of the Dallas Stars?

Pete DeBoer is the current head coach for the Dallas Stars.