STARS MAILBAG: Hockey in Houston? And Honka is actually good

I think we’ve finally reached the offseason. Sure, the Dallas Stars haven’t played since April, but the past three months have been rather busy with a new coach, expansion draft, NHL entry draft, trades, free agency, and development camp. The Stars have their roster set (Jamie Oleksiak’s RFA deal is the final contract to sign, […]

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Stars will have to juggle centers, but it could be for the better with Martin Hanzal

FRISCO — Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock and is going to have to do some center juggling this season. When he was first hired Hitchcock spoke at lengths about how he plans to to turn Tyler Seguin into a true No. 1 center. Theoretically that would have worked well with Jason Spezza centering the second […]

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STARS MAILBAG: Some (minor) Nichushkin clarity, future blue lines, and prospect talk

The mailbag is loaded this week, no need for an intro. Let’s just dive in… Could we see Valeri Nichushkin return to the NHL after the KHL season ends like Radulov did in 2012? — Brian Myers (@FlockofOxen) July 12, 2017 This a very good question and something I was wondering myself, especially after VladimĂ­r […]

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Final thoughts from development camp: Heiskanen, Oettinger, and much more

The Dallas Stars wrapped up their prospect development camp earlier this week. Over the five-day event, which included four days of on-ice training, prospects were given an orientation into professional hockey. They worked on off-ice training, proper recovery, eating habits, and overall wellness that comes with being an NHL player. “That’s the difference for a […]

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After tough start to NCAA career, Point building toward strong sophomore season

FRISCO, Texas — The 2017-18 season is going to provide a nice re-start for Dallas Stars goalie prospect in Colton Point. A fifth-round pick (128th overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Point was expected to compete for the starter’s role as a freshman at Colgate University. And in his first collegiate start he 41 […]

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Stars sign Radek Faksa to three-year, $6.6 million contract

Restricted free agent Radek Faksa has agreed to a three-year, $6.6 million contract with the Dallas Stars. Here is the official release: Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has re-signed center Radek Faksa to a three-year, $6.6-million contract. Faksa, 23, posted 33 points (12-21=33) in 80 games for Dallas during […]

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Jason Robertson making strong first impression at Stars development camp

FRISCO, Texas — By definition Development Camp isn’t about player evaluation. Throughout the week Dallas Stars team officials, ranging from coaches to management, will point out that the five-day event is about the players getting acclimated to the system. Grades aren’t getting passed out in any form and success in development camp for an individual […]

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