Jason Dickinson wins it in overtime for Texas Stars in 2-1 victory over Chicago

With Mike McKenna in Dallas due to Kari Lehtonen’s pleasant surprise, Landon Bow was tasked with being the undisputed gatekeeper, and did brilliantly, stopping 31 shots in Texas’ 2-1 victory over the Chicago Wolves One could argue that Texas functionally won the game in the first period. Even with just two minors coming from the […]

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STARS MAILBAG: Hockey in Houston? Lineups? And is it time to panic?

Reports surfaced this week that Houston could be a future destination for an NHL franchise. Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has recently met with the NHL to discuss bringing a second team to Texas, and after the former owner — Les Alexander — essentially killed off hockey in Houston, there is hope amongst hockey fans […]

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Roope Hintz surpassing early expectations during rookie season with Texas Stars

CEDAR PARK, Texas — Roope Hintz could have struggled in the AHL this season and it would have been understandable. The 20-year-old is playing his first full professional season in North America. The prospect tournament in Traverse City were his first games on a smaller ice surface since 2013, and there was a real curiosity […]

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Stars Daily November 16: Texas Stars, prospects, and the AHL vet rule

Stephen Meserve covers the Texas Stars for 100 Degree Hockey joined me for the podcast on Wednesday afternoon. We discussed the Texas Stars season, prospects playing in Cedar Park, and the AHL veteran rule. You can check out the podcast here: Housekeeping Notes – The mailbag comes out tomorrow. You can still submit your questions […]

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AHL Notes: Bow on on a roll, Honka trying too much, and Gurianov continues to disappear

CEDAR PARK, Texas — Landon Bow has started to find a groove for the Texas Stars. After sitting behind Mike McKenna early in the season, Bow has played in four straight games and five of the last six for Texas. During that stretch Bow has a .925 save percentage and has stopped 100 of 108 […]

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Curtis McKenzie honored to be named captain of the Texas Stars

CEDAR PARK, Texas — Curtis McKenzie is the new captain of the Texas Stars. The 26-year-old forward will wear the “C” for the first time in his career on Wednesday against the San Antonio Rampage. “It’s obviously a huge honor,” McKenzie said. “Getting to play with this team and this organization out of college, and […]

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STARS MAILBAG: Splitting Benn and Seguin, central struggles, and smoke screens

I don’t have a good anecdotal story to lead the mailbag this week, so let’s just dive into the questions…. Comment from discussion Mailbag time, a call for questions. Readers ask questions, I try my best to give insightful answers. Nill's pedigree is from Detroit, where great teams were built by finding talent deep in […]

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