Grading out the Stars individual performances from Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Dallas Stars prospects posted a 1-2-1 record and finished seventh in the NHL Prospects Tournament here in Northern Michigan. While the win-loss results aren’t attractive, it was a younger team at the tournament and consisted heavily of AHL-contracted players and free agent invites. By comparison, the teams playing in the […]

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Gurianov’s natural hat trick leads Stars prospects to 4-1 win against Rangers

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Denis Gurianov had a natural hat trick and the Dallas Stars prospects closed out the NHL Prospect Tournament with a 4-1 win against the New York Rangers in the seventh-place game. Gurianov had a rough and inconsistent start to the tournament but turned up his play in the final two games […]

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Q&A: Jim Bedard discusses new role as Stars director of goalie development

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Back in May the Dallas Stars hired Jim Bedard as their new new Director of Goalie Development. Bedard spent the majority of his career as the Detroit Red Wings goalie coach. He left Detroit after the 2015-16 season and spent last season as the goalie coach for the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires, […]

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Wrong Side of the Red Line Podcast: Greetings from Traverse City

The Dallas Stars prospects are off to a bit of a rough start in the Traverse City Prospects Tournament. A couple players have made strides (Roope Hintz, Sheldon Dries), while others have been slightly disappointing (Denis Gurianov) based on expectations. How should we judge these prospects heading into training camp? Ryan Satkowiak and I discuss […]

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Stars prospects open Traverse City Tournament with 7-2 loss

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Dallas Stars prospects came up short in the first game of the Traverse City Prospects Tournament falling to the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-2 on Friday afternoon. Dallas has a younger team at the tournament than past years — particularly at forward — while Columbus brought a more veteran team and […]

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Wrong Side of the Red Line Podcast: “Futurecast” Prospects and offseason tangents

Projecting prospects can be a bit of a crapshoot. While some players have better odds of success than others, deciphering the exact future is far from an exact science. With that in mind Ryan Satkowiak and I broke down the Dallas Stars prospect pool. Who are the top prospects to watch? Which players should fans […]

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