Dallas Stars

Stars lock up another young defenseman in Bystrom
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Much of the focus is on teams gearing up for the expansion draft, but franchises could also get some signings in on Saturday. The Dallas Stars did just that with defensive prospect Ludwig Bystrom. The team signed him to a one-year, two-way deal today

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Hitchcock believes Stars are ‘closer to the ceiling than the floor’
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From first in the Western Conference in 2015-16 to 11th this season, the Dallas Stars have experienced quite a swing in the standings in a short time. Such a disappointing fall this season, as the Stars missed the playoffs despite heightened expectations, ushered in significant changes with the firing of Lindy Ruff and the hiring […]

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Valeri Nichushkin’s potential NHL return complicates Stars’ expansion draft situation
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Dallas would need to protect the 22-year-old winger in order to keep him from Vegas. Every team in the NHL has tough decisions to make for the upcoming expansion draft. Each one can only protect so many players from the Vegas Golden Knights, and everyone else will be available to the league’s 31st franchise.

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Are the top three picks at the draft all in play?
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The New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas Stars own the first three picks at this year’s entry draft. • In an interview with TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, Devils GM Ray Shero acknowledged he’s received calls about the No. 1 overall selection. “I’ve had some inquiries,” Shero said.

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This 17-year-old Finn could be the Stars' pick at No. 3
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With the third pick in June’s NHL Draft, the Dallas Stars have plenty of options. Outside of consensus Nos. 1 and 2 Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier, the board is pretty wide open. Stars GM Jim Nill has discussed the possibility of moving the pick, too. But if Dallas stays put, who should they pick? […]

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Stars GM has talked about trading third overall draft pick
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The Dallas Stars are in go-for-it mode, and their general manager is willing to trade the third overall pick in the 2017 draft to give them a boost. “I have talked to other teams already about possibly moving that pick, getting an established player back,” Jim Nill told SiriusXM’s NHL Network Radio, per NHL.com. The […]

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Hurricanes, Stars get early jump on NHL goalie carousel
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When the Carolina Hurricanes traded a third-round pick to Chicago for the rights to Scott Darling, the NHL’s goaltender carousel started spinning. After Carolina signed Darling to a $16.6 million, four-year deal, the Dallas Stars sent a fourth-round pick to Los Angeles for the rights to Ben Bishop and signed the 6-foot-7 former Lightning starter […]

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Report: Ben Bishop wasn’t Dallas’ first choice
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The Dallas Stars made a big splash when they traded for Ben Bishop‘s rights and then signed him to a long-term deal worth nearly $30 million. Instead, Stars GM Jim Nill wanted Scott Darling from the Chicago Blackhawks. Darling ended up signing a four-year, $16.6 million contract with the ‘Canes, who believed it was worth […]

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Stars give Bishop six-year contract worth almost $30 million
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The Dallas Stars have signed goalie Ben Bishop to a six-year, $29.5 million contract. Nill, the Stars’ general manager, traded for Bishop’s negotiating rights earlier this week, targeting the pending unrestricted free agent in the same way Carolina targeted Scott Darling. “Ben’s commitment to what we are building in Dallas, and his passion for wanting to […]

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Stars lock up Ben Bishop with 6-year, $29.5 million contract
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MARCH 23: Ben Bishop #31 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save on a shot from the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of a 5-2 Kings win at Staples Center on March 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. The Dallas Stars have handed Ben Bishop a six-year, $29.5 million contract to be their […]

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Dallas Stars sign goalie Ben Bishop to 6-year, $29.5M deal
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The Dallas Stars have locked up a goalie with Stanley Cup Final experience in hopes of solving one of their biggest problems. Ben Bishop signed a six-year, $29.5 million deal with the Stars, whose announcement Friday came only three days after the team acquired rights to the 30-year-old goalie from the Los Angeles Kings. Dallas […]

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Stars acquire rights to Bishop from Kings
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The Dallas Stars acquired the rights to goaltender Ben Bishop in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings in a proactive play to fill their biggest offseason need. Dallas agreed to send a fourth-round pick in June's draft to Los Angeles for the exclusive negotiating rights to Bishop, a pending unrestricted free agent and the most […]

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