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 Vladimír […]

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STARS MAILBAG: Coaches, trades, Shin Soo-Choo, and Jamie Benn as Blade?

I covered the Texas Rangers extra-inning 1-0 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night at Globe Life Park in Arlington. About eight hours before the game ended in the bottom of the 13th inning, I ended up in a hockey conversation with Rangers outfielder/designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo during pre-game media availability. Choo had […]

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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 MAILBAG: Goalies, defense, an ode to the Steelheads, and a slider recipe

The Idaho Steelheads clinched a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs this week and seem solidly entrenched as the third-seed in the ECHL’s Mountain Division. That’s the norm in Boise. Since their inception in 1997, the Steelheads have never missed the playoffs and they’ve won a pair of Kelly Cups. It’s one of the main […]

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Landon Bow excited about first NHL contract and sharing the moment with his parents

Landon Bow’s parents picked a perfect time to visit Boise, Idaho. While his parents, Darrin and Patty Bow, were in town this week Bow got a call from his agent that the Dallas Stars wanted to offer the 21-year-old goalie an NHL entry-level contract. Instead of telling his parents over the phone right away, Bow […]

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Dallas Stars acquire goalie Justin Peters from Arizona Coyotes in minor trade

The Dallas Stars made a minor trade involving minor-league players on Wednesday with the Arizona Coyotes. Dallas sent wingers Branden Troock and Brendan Ranford to Arizona in exchange for goalie Justin Peters and defenseman Justin Hache. “We approached Arizona about potentially making the deal,” Dallas Stars assistant general manager and Texas Stars general manager Scott White […]

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Report: Austin Fyten signs with the Texas Stars

According to his agent, Austin Fyten will be re-joining the Texas Stars this season. Link Client New: Austin Fyten couldn’t be more excited to be back with & joining the @TexasStars for the 2016-17 season. #BackToWhereItBegan — Link Management Intl (@link_mgmt) July 22, 2016 Fyten played for Texas during the 2012-13 season and appeared in […]

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