Dallas Stars

Valeri Nichushkin expected to return to NHL for 2018-19 season
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The Dallas Stars expect to have talented young forward Valeri Nichushkin back from the KHL for the 2018-19 NHL season, general manager Jim Nill said on Wednesday. The move would give the Stars a major boost to an already impressive forward corps following next season. Nichushkin, a 2013 first-round pick by the Stars, left the […]

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Hanzal believes Stars will be a ‘winning team’
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If there was a theme to the Dallas Stars’ off-season, it was to getting bigger and meaner. Bringing back Ken Hitchcock was a big step in that direction. As you can see, Hanzal was especially effusive in his praise of Jamie Benn, deeming him a “top-five player” in the NHL.

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Texas Stars release 2017-18 schedule
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CEDAR PARK, Texas – The MLB All-Star Game is in the books, so it’s time to start thinking about hockey! The Texas Stars, AHL affiliate for the Dallas Stars, released their 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday. The Stars will have 28 Friday or Saturday home games, including seven against the San Antonio Rampage, their I-35 rival. […]

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Stars sign ‘200-foot player’ Faksa: three years, $6.6M
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The Dallas Stars signed forward Radek Faksa to a three-year, $6.6 million deal on Monday. Faksa, 23, was the 13th overall pick of the 2012 NHL Draft. Faksa averaged more than 16 minutes of ice time per night in 2016-17, constituting a significant surge in his sophomore campaign.

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Stars won’t rush Heiskanen’s development, says Nill
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Miro Heiskanen hasn’t even turned 18 years old yet, and already he’s under contract. The Dallas Stars signed the third overall pick to an entry-level contract yesterday, taking another official step with the talented defenseman, who joins a pool of skilled blue liners that also includes Julius Honka and John Klingberg. It’s a selection and […]

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Stars sign No. 3 overall pick Heiskanen to entry-level contract
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The Dallas Stars announced on Saturday that they have signed their first-round pick, 17-year-old defenseman Miro Heiskanen, to a three-year entry level contract. The Stars were in a position to pick him after moving up four spots in the NHL draft lottery. The obvious long-term goal for the Stars is for Heiskanen, a left-handed shot […]

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Nill: Signing Bishop shows Stars building a ‘winning environment’ in Dallas
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It’s been quite an offseason for the Dallas Stars. — Ken Hitchcock was hired as the club’s head coach. — The Stars had a big move up the selection order to third overall in the Entry Draft courtesy the lottery.

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Stars retain Brett Ritchie: two years, $3.5M
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With expensive, veteran additions such as Alex Radulov and Marc Methot, the Dallas Stars increasingly look like a win-now team. Even so, they still have some players who are entering their early primes. They locked up one of those hopefuls on Thursday

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After flurry of moves, questions remain about Stars’ blue line
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The Dallas Stars are in go-for-it mode. Of that, there can be no debate, after GM Jim Nill hired Ken Hitchock as head coach, traded for and signed goalie Ben Bishop, traded for defenseman Marc Methot, then added forwards Alexander Radulov and Martin Hanzal in free agency. Defensively, though, the Stars will not only need […]

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Canadiens lose Radulov to Stars, replace him with Hemsky
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The Dallas Stars continued to load up this offseason by signing one of the top free agent forwards available, Alexander Radulov, to a five-year contract worth $6.25 million per season. Radulov is the latest big-ticket acquisition to join the Stars this summer, joining goaltender Ben Bishop, center Martin Hanzal and defenseman Marc Methot. For the […]

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Stars sign Radulov to $31.25 million, 5-year deal
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The Dallas Stars have signed right winger Alexander Radulov to a $31.25 million, five-year deal. Radulov will count $6.25 million against the salary cap through 2021-222 after getting the biggest contract in free agency. General manager Jim Nill announced Monday that the Stars signed the top player available on the market on Day 3 of […]

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Alex Radulov gets long-term deal as Stars land him for five years
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MONTREAL, QC – FEBRUARY 18: Alexander Radulov #47 of the Montreal Canadiens looks on during the warmup prior to the NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell Centre on February 18, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Winnipeg Jets defeated the

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