Gemel Smith leads Texas Stars past Stockton Heat in shootout

They say familiarity breeds contempt. But perhaps familiarity breeds flow too, as Texas and Stockton met for the second time in another white knuckler of a game. Gemel Smith single handedly powered Texas past Stockton 5-4 with three assists, and the shootout game winner. The first period was a modest feeling out period through the […]

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Texas Stars let big lead slip away in 5-4 loss to Stockton Heat

The Texas Stars have struggled to find consistency in the latter half of the season, but their play on the whole has warranted better results than they’ve deserved. Unfortunately for Texas, tonight was a reflection of the season’s theme, as Stockton scored five unanswered goals after being down by three for the 5-4 win. Texas […]

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Matej Stransky scores in OT as Texas Stars top Tucson Roadrunners 4-3

The last time Texas and Tucson got together, both clubs exchanged as many goals as they did fists. Wednesday’s contest was more restrained, allowing Texas to overcome another blown lead with a 4-3 overtime victory. It only took 23 seconds for the first display of special teams thanks to a Eric Selleck tripping minor. Texas couldn’t […]

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Remi Elie used AHL rookie struggles to find proper NHL role with Dallas Stars

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Gavin Bayreuther scores in his Texas Stars, Justin Peters posts 4-0 shutout

Gavin Bayreuther made his Texas Stars debut playing with Julius Honka, and scored his first goal as Texas Star in the third period to help lift Texas past the Cleveland Monsters for the 4-0 victory. The first period was a familiar story from the Stars previous game against San Antonio. Netminders Justin Peters and Anton […]

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STARS MAILBAG: Story time, Bayreuther, free agents, and I’m writing a book

I wanted to start today’s mailbag with a Story that loosely relates to the Dallas Stars. I had a good phone conversation on Thursday morning with John Marks, who coached the newest Dallas Stars defensive prospect Gavin Bayreuther when he played for the Fargo Force in the USHL. Marks had some good stories about Bayreuther, […]

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Coaching connection, face-to-face pitch helped Dallas Stars sign Gavin Bayreuther

The Dallas Stars made all the right moves when it came to recruiting college free agent defenseman Gavin Bayreuther. Bayreuther was one of the more-highly sought college free agents after a four-year career at St. Lawrence. He 111 points in 142 college games and earned All-America status, drawing attention from a handful of NHL teams […]

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