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Expansion Primer: Dallas Stars

Over the next few weeks, we will be breaking down each team’s situation as it pertains to the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Which players are eligible, who will likely warrant protection, and which ones may be on the block to avoid the risk of losing them for nothing? Each team is required to submit their protection lists by 4:00 PM CDT on July 17th. The full eligibility rules can be found here, while CapFriendly has an expansion tool to make your own lists.
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Stars’ 2020-21 Report Card: Ty Dellandrea

The Dallas Stars selected Ty Dellandrea at pick No. 13 in the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft. Looking back on that draft, Dellandrea marks a significant drop-off in the immediate talent shown in the picks before him. Most of those players have already established themselves as effective members of their teams, while he struggled in his first season in the NHL.
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Blackhawks beat Stars 4-2 in fans’ return to United Center

CHICAGO — Alex DeBrincat scored two more goals, Kevin Lankinen made 37 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks welcomed fans back to the United Center with a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. Chicago hosted a crowd of 3,820 for its first home game with fans in almost...

Dallas Stars re-sign veteran forward Blake Comeau for one year, $1 million

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Stars are bringing back veteran forward Blake Comeau on a $1 million, one-year contract. The 35-year-old Comeau led Dallas forwards with 106 hits while scoring 14 points (four goals, 10 assists) last season. Comeau has spent three of his 15 seasons with the Stars. "Blake's...
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Robertson lifts Stars to 5-4 overtime win against Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Robertson scored 4:30 into overtime, and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in the final game of the season for each team. Miro Heiskanen had a goal and an assist for Dallas (23-19-14), which had dropped six of seven....
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Stars sign Heiskanen for 8 years, trade Dickinson to Canucks

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Miro Heiskanen signed a $67.6 million, eight-year contract with the Dallas Stars on Saturday, a monster deal that puts him among the highest-paid defensemen in the NHL. The Stars also traded forward Jason Dickinson to Vancouver for a 2021 third-round pick before rosters had to be...
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Blades of steel: Johns spotlights mental health in hockey

Stephen Johns worked out at the rink, trying to get back to playing after a concussion. Dallas Stars teammates asked how he was doing but never quite understood. “They kind of went on about their days not really knowing what was really going on, kind of the thoughts I was having and the severity of the depression and anxiety,” Johns said. “Once I started being more open about it, guys would come out and say, ‘Man, I had no idea you were going through that,’ and ‘I wish I would’ve known, wish I could’ve helped.’”

Stars D Stephen Johns announces retirement

Dallas Stars defenseman Stephen Johns is retiring from the NHL, citing his struggles with post-concussion syndrome. Johns hasn't played since appearing in the opener of the 2020 Western Conference quarterfinals against the Calgary Flames, which he left with an unspecified injury. The 29-year-old appeared in 167 career NHL games, all...
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Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin unveils his first NFTs

Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin is expanding his off the ice partnerships with an eye on the future. On Monday, Seguin released his first five NFTs capturing several key moments from his career. “In a world that’s becoming increasingly digital - especially during these times – NFTs are a great...

Stars acquire 2021 third-round pick from Vancouver for Jason Dickinson

FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has acquired a third-round selection (73rd overall) in the 2021 NHL Draft via trade from Vancouver in exchange for forward Jason Dickinson. Dickinson, 26, registered 15 points (7-8=15) in 51 regular-season games in 2020-21, finishing tied...

Opinion: It’s a tough choice, but the Dallas Stars should let Jamie Oleksiak walk

It’s hard to believe that Jamie Oleksiak is still just twenty-eight. He may be ‘old man hunching his back’ in prospect years, but Oleksiak has been playing NHL hockey long enough to tell Remember When stories about Brenden Morrow. Despite having been in the league a long time, it was only until recently that he became the player Dallas believed he’d be when they drafted him 14th overall in 2011.
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Coyotes interview Stars assistant Todd Nelson for open HC job

The Arizona Coyotes interviewed Dallas Stars assistant coach Todd Nelson for the team’s vacant head coaching position, according to Arizona Sports’ John Gambadoro. The Coyotes will have a second interview with Nelson, per Gambadoro. Nelson has been coaching in hockey since 2001, when he started as an assistant in the...

Stars sign D Miro Heiskanen to 8-year, $67.6M extension

The Dallas Stars signed defenseman Miro Heiskanen to an eight-year, $67.6 million contract extension on Saturday. The pact will run through the 2028-29 season. Heiskanen, who turns 22 on Sunday, could have become a restricted free agent on July 28. He recorded 27 points (eight goals, 19 assists) in 55 games this past season and averaged a team-best 24:58 of ice time per contest.

Analysis: How Do the Stars Navigate the Known Unknowns in Net?

The Dallas Stars goaltending situation wasn’t supposed to be this complicated. With the impending expansion draft, Dallas would protect number one netminder Ben Bishop, exposing Anton Khudobin to be picked by the Seattle Kraken. Jake Oettinger would be there, waiting in the wings; either as a backup or as the number one with the Texas Stars in the unlikely case where Khudobin wasn’t selected by Seattle.

Revisiting the Stars’ 1999 Stanley Cup Run

In Game 6 of the 1999 Stanley Cup Final, Dallas Stars winger Brett Hull had the puck on his stick in triple overtime. With Buffalo Sabres goalie Dominik Hasek sprawled out in the crease, Hull flung the game-winning goal into the net as the Stars celebrated their first Stanley Cup.