Tag Archives: Willie Desjardins

Jack Campbell to start in goal as Stars prospects begin play in Traverse City

Jack Campbell will get the start in goal this evening when the Dallas Stars open the NHL Prospect Tournament against the St. Louis Blues. Game time is 6 p.m. Central Time. Campbell and the Stars prospects practiced this morning at the Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City. Among the practice lines were a trio of […]

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Quotable: Jim Nill on Gulutzan dismissal, search for new head coach

Here are some quotes from Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill on his decision to dismiss head coach Glen Gulutzan and assistant coach Paul Jerrard and how he’ll approach the search for a new head coach. Nill statement “This morning I talked to Glen and Paul and we’ve decided not to re-sign them for next season. […]

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Texas Stars looking to make run in AHL playoffs

The Texas Stars enter the American Hockey League’s 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, but head coach Willie Desjardins said his team still has a lot of work to do as it prepares to take No. 8 Milwaukee in round one. “The only advantage of that is home […]

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Texas Stars’ Willie Desjardins named AHL Coach of the Year

Here’s the release: The American Hockey League announced today that Willie Desjardins of the Texas Stars has been named the winner of the Louis A.R. Pieri Award as the AHL’s outstanding coach for the 2012-13 season, as voted by fellow coaches and members of the media in each of the league’s 30 cities. In his […]

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Cody Eakin shows he’s NHL-ready

When the Dallas Stars acquired Cody Eakin from the Washington Capitals last summer the thought that was that he was ready to be a full time NHL player. Eakin confirmed that belief with his consistent, solid play with the Texas Stars in the AHL during the NHL lockout. “Cody Eakin was their most consistent top […]

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Texas Stars Report: Dec. 11

The Texas Stars went 2-0-1-0 over the past week. The Stars have won nine of their last 13 games (9-2-2-0) and are now 12-8-2-1 on the season. Through Monday, they sit in sixth place in the AHL’s Western Conference and in third place in the South Division. Wednesday December 5, Texas at Milwaukee: Stars 2, […]

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Texas Stars Report: Nov. 27

The Texas Stars went 1-1-1-0 over the past week and now have wins in four of their last six games and points in six of their last seven. The Stars are 7-7-1-1 on the season. Of the Stars’ first 16 games this season, 15 have been in Texas, including 11 at Cedar Park Center. Their […]

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Texas Stars fall to Oklahoma City, 6-4

The Texas Stars’ three-game winning streak and four-game points streak came to an end Wednesday night with a 6-4 loss to the Oklahoma City Barons at Cedar Park Center. The Stars built a 3-1 lead in the first period, but the Barons scored four unanswered goals in the second period to take control of the […]

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Texas Stars Report: Nov. 20

The Texas Stars went 2-0-0-0 over the past week to run their winning streak to three games and their points streak to four. The Stars did not allow a goal in the two games behind goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp, who stopped all 43 shots he faced. “Nilstorp has been so good. That’s been a big difference,” […]

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Cristopher Nilstorp, Matt Fraser lead Texas Stars past San Antonio

For the first time this season the Texas Stars gave a goaltender consecutive starts, and Cristopher Nilstorp made the most of the opportunity. Nilstorp, who had been alternating starts with Jack Campbell, stopped all 21 shots he faced in helping lead the Stars to a 3-0 victory over the San Antonio Rampage at Cedar Park […]

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