Trio of Stars advance to quarterfinals at Worlds, Roussel goes out with a bang

Six points in three games from Antoine Roussel, including a hat trick and four-point performance in a 4-1 win over Slovenia, wasn’t enough to propel host France into the quarterfinal round of the 2017 IIHF World Championship. The French finished in fifth place in Group B, one spot out of the top half of the […]

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Antoine Roussel scores twice as France stuns Finland at World Championships

The 2017 IIHF World Championship kicked off in Paris, France and Cologne, Germany this week, with Antoine Roussel skating for host France, John Klingberg for Sweden, and Julius Honka for Finland. Stars prospect Valeri Nichushkin also made the trip with Russia, but has yet to be added to the official roster or see the ice. […]

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SYSTEM UPDATE: Trio of Stars prospects hoping to make impression at World Championships

Among the Stars’ biggest names skating overseas, none find themselves still alive in postseason play. Both defenseman John Nyberg (Frolunda HC, SHL) and forward Roope Hintz (HIFK, Liiga) advanced to the semifinal rounds of their respective leagues’ playoffs, but each club was bounced in their penultimate matchup. Hintz will skate in the Liiga third-place game […]

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SYSTEM UPDATE: Goalie prospect Landon Bow amongst finalists for ECHL honors

Stars goaltending prospect Landon Bow showed enough in 27 games to earn a fifth-place finish in the ECHL’s Rookie of the Year voting, announced Tuesday In those 27 regular-season games, Bow turned in a 2.08 goals against average to lead the ECHL and a .933 save percentage, good for second in the league. Bow and […]

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Stars prospect Riley Tufte scores in NCAA championship game, but UMD comes up short

Stars prospect Riley Tufte’s late goal wasn’t enough for the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in Saturday’s national championship matchup with Denver, as Pioneer Jarid Lukosevicius notched a hat trick to earn Denver its eighth title. Sitting scoreless after one frame, Lukosevicius opened the scoring and added another 16 seconds apart to put his Pioneers up 2-0. […]

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SYSTEM UPDATE: Caamano has a busy week, Tufte set for Frozen Four appearance

Stars prospect Nick Caamano had a busy week. First he earned an amateur tryout contract with the Texas Stars after finishing his season with the Flint Firebirds. Then Caamano made his AHL debut in a 4-3 victory on Wednesday, had an assist, and then signed his NHL entry-level contract on Thursday morning. Nice play by […]

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STARS SYSTEM UPDATE: Tufte heads to Frozen Four, Gardner scores in double-OT loss

While Stars prospect Rhett Gardner and the University of North Dakota fell in double overtime to Boston University in the opening round of the NCAA West Regional, fellow Dallas draftee Riley Tufte and the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs edged BU in an overtime thriller of their own to advance to Chicago and the Frozen Four. In […]

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STARS SYSTEM UPDATE: Riley Tufte and Rhett Gardner headed to NCAA tournament

With the NCAA field set, the Stars will be represented in the annual 16-team playoff by prospects Riley Tufte (Minnesota Duluth) and Rhett Gardner (North Dakota). In 37 games, Gardner has seven goals and 13 assists for a North Dakota team that has largely underperformed after bringing home the hardware in 2015-16 but seems to […]

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