Difficult 17-game stretch turned into career launch pad for Stars prospect Riley Tufte

Riley Tufte is always going to remember a 17-game stretch that kicked off his collegiate career. He was an 18-year-old recovering from a broken wrist while playing against players four and five years his senior. The injury limited his ability to lift, so he couldn’t put on the desired muscle, and at the same time […]

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Texas Stars drops third straight in3-1 loss to San Antonio

San Antonio once again foiled the Texas Stars early season momentum with a 3-1 loss. Stars coach Derek Laxdal remarked on Saturday that he wanted to get the veterans in, so veterans Greg Rallo, Ludwig Bystrom, and Mark McNeill all drew back in for Sunday’s back-to-back-to-back. The first period was a familiar story for Texas. […]

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Texas Stars get blitzed in 6-2 loss to rival Rampage

After a blistering start to the 2017-2018 season, the Texas Stars found themselves in a familiar uphill battle (sometimes literally) with the Rampage, falling 6-2 after crumbling in the second period. Both teams got off to a slow start with netminding newcomers Landon Bow and Ville Husso getting the starts for Texas and San Antonio, […]

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McKenzie and Dickinson score, but Texas Stars fall in shootout

The Texas Stars were the better team through four periods, but it wasn’t enough thanks to San Antonio’s goaltending in a 3-2 loss. Texas got on board early when Denis Gurianov rushed the crease, tipping it backwards to find an open Curtis McKenzie to beat Spencer Martin. San Antonio, in typical Rampage fashion, responded just […]

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Hintz and McKenzie score as Texas Stars remain undefeated with 3-1 win in San Diego

The Texas Stars opened their back-to-back against the San Diego Gulls with a 3-1 win to remain undefeated. Texas had been riding high on high octane offense heading into Friday’s tilt, racking up 12 goals through two games. As has been the team’s habit, Texas got on board early. Roope Hintz was open in the […]

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Wrong Side of the Red Line Podcast: Why is this slow start different than last season?

Dallas Stars radio host Owen Newkirk joined me Friday morning as a guest co-host on the podcast to discuss the 1-3 start to the Stars season. Is that cause for concern? Should fans panic? Not yet. While Stars don’t have the desired wins, both Owen and I see signs of encouragement and have taken cautious […]

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Wrong Side of the Red Line Podcast: Dallas Stars Season Preview

The Dallas Stars open their 2017-18 season against the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday. Earlier this week Ryan Satkowiak and I sat down to record our season preview edition of the podcast. Topics covered include a player-by-player breakdown, predicting the Central Division, how the Stars will handled Julius Honka, and we take a moment to […]

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