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November 11th, 2017 The Dallas Stars had a very long week.  It began last Saturday with a satisfying 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Saturday night's good vibes evaporated quickly, however, thanks to a Central Division nemesis.After allowing the Winnipeg Jets a 3-0 head start for the second time in five days,...
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Dallas Stars Download: Work in Progress Edition

November 4th, 2017 Nobody said the Dallas Stars' road to the Stanley Cup would be straight and level...or even paved, for that matter.The Stars returned home very early Friday morning, following a less-than-successful five-game road trip. Though a 2-3-0 record kept the trip out of the 'complete disaster'...

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October 13th, 2017
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Of all the preseason predictions made for the Dallas Stars, an 1-3-0 start wasn't on the list.Chalk it up to the Stars' learning curve. Coach Ken Hitchcock touched on it after Wednesday's practice."...I liked a lot of the things we did yesterday , so we've just got to keep pushing forward," Hitchcock said. "There's mistakes, they're mistakes of experience or of knowledge of how to play at critical times on critical ice, but those are teachable moments. But I really like the energy and tenacity we've brought."So-called "teachable moments" are to be expected after a coaching change. The Stars' tenacity hasn't translated to goals, however, and it's making life too easy for opposing netminders.https://twitter.com/DallasStars/status/918682790232649729Four games into an 82-game season is no time to panic, but the Stars need to move further and faster along their learning curve. Saturday brings the surprisingly-hot Colorado Avalanche to Dallas, and the home team can't...
October 4th, 2017
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The Dallas Stars' past week has been filled with mixed emotions.Saturday night, the team played their final preseason game, a 5-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild. Unlike last year, the Stars made it through September with only minor bumps and bruises, so a happy and relieved club flew back to Dallas that night.The next morning, word came that legendary broadcaster and Stars play-by-play man Dave "The Voice" Strader had succumbed to cancer at the age of 62. The news quickly spread throughout the organization, leaving sorrow in its wake.Late Sunday night, shock and concern for friends and former teammates were added to the mix when news broke of the horrific massacre in Las Vegas. The fact that none of the Vegas Golden Knights were among the casualties only made the tragedy less personal, though no less appalling.Monday morning, the Stars made their final roster cuts, leaving so-called "bubble" players either elated or deflated, depending on which side of the bubble they...
October 1st, 2017
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The Stars will be celebrating 25 years in Dallas this season. It was 1993 when the Minnesota North Stars realigned further south to become the Dallas Stars. Since that time Dallas has won a Stanley Cup (1999) and was runner-up the following year. It has also been the home of the most prolific United States born scorer in NHL history, Mike Modano, who was the face of the franchise for 20 years.While the Stars and their fans reflect on a quarter century of NHL hockey history, there will also be new history created in 2017-18. Today we look at some of the anticipated milestones of the upcoming season. The Barn, Mr. Fix-It and Hitchcock The Stars second home game this season will mark their 600th regular season game at the American Airlines Center. Before making the AAC their home barn, the Stars played 311 games at Reunion ArenaOn November 24th the Stars will honor the most underrated player in team history when they retire Jere Lehtinen's No. 26 to the rafters. Lehtinen played...
September 27th, 2017
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The Dallas Stars cruised past a Minnesota Wild squad made up mostly of 'bubble' players and AHLers Tuesday night. With the 4-1 victory, the Stars improved to 3-2-0 in September. They'll close out the preseason Saturday in the Twin Cities, where they'll likely face a dramatically different Wild team.It's easy to dismiss preseason games; after all, they don't 'count,' right? Just don't say that to the guys battling for a roster spot, knowing that every shift can potentially make or break their NHL dreams. For those players, their toughest opponents wear the same jersey and share the same dream.The Stars entered training camp with a few roster spots up for grabs, and the number of players grabbing hold has been astounding. Ken Hitchcock said recently that he had six NHL-caliber lines, and the coach wasn't exaggerating. The club brought 37 forwards to camp. Seventeen remain as of Wednesday morning, which means three or four more cuts will come over the next few...

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Green to Black: Stars Graphic History, 1967-93

This article was originally posted in October, 2014.Hockey fans know that North Stars owner Norm Green earned his infamy by moving the franchise from puck-loving Minnesota to Texas, where high school football draws more interest than the NHL.Fewer know that Green had already flipped the... August 9th, 2017