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Dan Ellis excited to be back with Stars

When Dan Ellis was preparing to hit the free agent market in early July he knew where he wanted to sign. At the top of his list was the Dallas Stars, the team that gave him his start in pro hockey. “It was the No. 1 place. As soon as I became a free agent […]

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Kari Lehtonen’s new mask

The Dallas Stars have a new look and goaltender Kari Lehtonen now has a new mask to match. The mask was designed by Joni ‘Bona’ Hallikainen, a former teammate of Lehtonen’s in FInnish junior hockey.

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Prospect update: Jack Campbell

The latest in a series on some of the top prospects of the Dallas Stars looks at goaltender Jack Campbell, who spent last season with the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League. Campbell, in his first full professional season, played in 40 games for Texas, posting a 19-13-3 record, 2.65 goals against average and […]

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Stars sign G Dan Ellis

Here’s the release: Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed free agent goaltender Dan Ellis to a two-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ellis, 33, posted a 6-8-2 record with Carolina in 19 games played, recording a .906 save percentage, a 3.13 goals […]

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Stars discuss trading up in draft, but price is high

The NHL Draft is a little more than a week away, and Stars GM Jim Nill said he is keeping his options open and that includes possibly moving up in the draft. The Stars have the 10th overall pick in the draft, which will be held June 30 in New Jersey. Nill said he has […]

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Stars sign Cristopher Nilstorp to one year, two-way deal

Here’s the release from the Stars: The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has signed goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp to a one year, two-way contract through the 2013-14 season. Nilstorp, 29, posted a 1-3-1 record in five appearances last season for Dallas with a .897 save percentage (SV%) and a 3.09 goals-against- average (GAA) during […]

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Kari Lehtonen excited to return as Stars make push for playoffs

After being out of action for a little more than a week, Kari Lehtonen will be back in net for the Dallas Stars Thursday night and he thinks the timing is perfect. “These are the exciting times,” said Lehtonen. “It’s warm outside, people come to the games and there is so much on the line […]

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Richard Bachman in goal tonight, Kari Lehtonen still day-to-day

Richard Bachman will get the start tonight as the Dallas Stars take on the San Jose Sharks at American Airlines Center. Cristopher Nilstorp be the back up. Kari Lehtonen will miss his second straight game with a groin injury. Lehtonen skated today, but remains day-to-day. “He skated this morning and still didn’t feel he was […]

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Kari Lehtonen feeling better, not sure if he can play Saturday

Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen said is groin is getting better, but he still not ready to play. Lehtonen will sit out tonight’s game in Nashville. Richard Bachman will get the start. “I’m feeling a lot better than I did,” Lehtonen said. “I am going in the right direction.” Lehtonen left Tuesday’s game against Los […]

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Richard Bachman feeling confident about game after win over Kings

Who will start in goal for the Dallas Stars against Nashville is still up in the air, but if Richard Bachman gets the call he is ready and feeling confident about his game. Bachman, who has had his ups and downs this season, is coming off a solid performance in Tuesday’s 5-1 win over Los […]

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