Ben Bishop’s puck-handling ability brings another element to the Stars mobile defense

General manager Jim Nill said a couple interesting things on Friday when he introduced new Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop to the local media. First he called Bishop his No. 1 goalie. That’s not a surprise, but it does officially signal the end of a 1A/1B goalie juggling system that’s been in place the past […]

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Klingberg wins gold, Nichushkin helps Russia secure bronze at worlds

Stars defenseman John Klingberg helped Sweden claim the gold medal at the IIHF World Championship on Sunday. Sweden defeated Canada in a shootout and secured a 2-1 victory when Henrik Lundqvist stopped Mitch Marner on the final chance of the shootout. Klingberg had two shots and had 43 shifts for 26 minutes, 10 seconds of […]

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STARS MAILBAG: Are the Stars really considering trading the No. 3 pick?

I’m going to open this mailbag with a quick reminder to fill out the reader survey I posted earlier this week. It helps me monitor and adjust this site to best fit the needs and wants of its readership. I’ve already made some notes and taken ideas from readers that I’ll be utilizing sooner than later. […]

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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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Wrong Side of the Red Line Podcast: It’s been a good week for the Dallas Stars

It’s been a good week for the Dallas Stars. First the Stars traded for Ben Bishop and then eventually signed the goalie to a six-year contract extension. One day later Dallas secured an extra first-round pick in this year’s draft when the Anaheim Ducks advanced to the Western Conference Finals. Ryan Satkowiak and I discussed […]

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