I put together a story for the official site on the team’s offseason, which has been productive and impressive. I talked to owner Tom Gaglardi and president Jim Lites to get their take on things.
Here’s an excerpt:
A little more than three months ago, Dallas Stars president Jim Lites sat down at his computer to write a letter to fans addressing their concerns about the team’s moves prior to the trade deadline. The Stars, with their playoff hopes fading, had traded away captain Brenden Morrow, Jaromir Jagr and Derek Roy for prospects and draft picks, and Lites assured fans the moves were made with the future in mind and that the future looked bright.
Asked about that letter recently, Lites chuckled a bit because of how much things have changed, how many things have changed. And for Lites, one change has been the catalyst for all the others.
“For me, the key difference between now and three months ago is Jim Nill,” Lites said.
You can read the entire article here.