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Quotable: Jamie Benn named captain of the Dallas Stars

Here are some quotes from today’s announcement that Jamie Benn has been named captain of the Dallas Stars. Stars GM Jim Nill “When you think of Jamie Benn, why should he be the next captain? He’s a fierce competitor, he leads by example and he wants to win. The bigger the game the bigger he […]

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NHL hands out first round of awards

Due to the lockout there is no NHL Awards show this year. The league is handing out awards over two days during the Stanley Cup Final and the first round of awards were announced late this afternoon. Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks won the Selke Trophy as the top defensive forward. Ottawa’s Paul MacLean […]

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Ray Whitney is Dallas’ nominee for Masterton Trophy

Here is the release: The Dallas Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominates Ray Whitney for the 2012-13 Masterton Trophy. Whitney embodies all of the characteristics set out in the award _ perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. The 40-year-old winger was hit in the foot by a puck just two games into his […]

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Stars top Predators 5-2, move closer to top eight in West

The Dallas Stars moved another point closer to the top eight in the Western Conference Friday night, running their winning streak to four games with a 5-2 victory at Nashville. The win left the Stars two points out of eighth place with eight games remaining in the season. “We’re not getting too far ahead of […]

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Quick Recap: Stars 5, Predators 2

The Dallas Stars continued their push for a playoff spot, running their winning streak to four games with a 5-2 win at Nashville Friday night. The Stars scored two goals on their first three shots to take a 2-0 lead and never looked back. Alex Chiasson scored two goals and Erik Cole, Ray Whitney and […]

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Stars put Kings away with big third period, move closer to playoff spot

What a difference a week-and-a-half can make. Ten days ago the Los Angeles Kings rolled into American Airlines Center and dominated the Dallas Stars in a 3-2 win. Tuesday night, the Stars went toe-to-toe with the Kings for two periods, and then outscored them 4-0 in the third period to win 5-1. “I think we […]

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Stars-Kings: Postgame quotes

Here are some postgame quotes following the Dallas Stars’ 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings at American Airlines Center Tuesday night. Stars coach Glen Gulutzan on the difference between Tuesday and the last game against the Kings, which LA dominated “I think we limited the time in the zone by moving the puck north […]

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Alex Chiasson making impact for Stars

Alex Chiasson has watched the replay of his first NHL goal a few times. It came in Wednesday’s 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks and came off a nice set up off the rush by Vernon Fiddler. “That was a special one. That’s a nice play, too. That’s a special way to score your first […]

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Monday update: Jordie Benn returns; Alex Chiasson enjoying the experience

Dallas Stars players worked out off the ice today in Frisco. The news of the morning was that the Stars recalled defenseman Jordie Benn from the Texas Stars. Stars coach Glen Gulutzan said there are no injury issues on defense and that the team wants an extra defenseman in the mix right now. “Seven D […]

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Resilient Stars rally to down Sharks in shootout, 5-4

The Dallas Stars showed resiliency in overcoming two-goal deficits twice in a 5-4 shootout win in San Jose Sunday, and it’s a sign that they aren’t about to go quietly in the Western Conference playoff race either. The Stars, thought by many to be dead in the water after trading away Jaromir Jagr, Derek Roy […]

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