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Looks like Matt Duchene will make preseason debut tonight vs. Stars
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According to reports, there is substantial interest from other teams in Matt Duchene. Earlier this week, Darren Dreger reported on TSN that as many as eight teams have interest in Duchene, with the Senators aggressively pursuing the 26-year-old forward. According to Mike Chambers of The Denver Post, Duchene will be in the lineup tonight versus […]

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Dallas Stars led the way with major moves in NHL offseason
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The Dallas Stars led the league in significant moves in the offseason, hoping to turn around a franchise that seemed to be headed in the right direction a year ago. Dallas desperately needed to make changes and general manager Jim Nill delivered. Nill began the reshaping project in April by bringing back coach Ken Hitchcock, […]

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A hand injury will force Alex Steen to miss the rest of training camp
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On Wednesday morning, the team announced that veteran forward Alex Steen will miss the rest of training camp because of a left hand injury. The 33-year-old suffered the injury during last night’s 5-3 preseason loss to the Dallas Stars. Steen will be re-evaluated in three weeks time, according to the release sent out by the team. […]

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Stars will keep top pick Heiskanen in Finland, not bring him over for camp
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Dallas Stars fans will have to wait another year to get an up close look at their team’s top pick from the 2017 draft, defenseman Miro Heiskanen. General manager Jim Nill announced on Monday that Heiskanen will remain in Finland with his team (HIFK Helsinki) and not attend training camp this season. Miro Heiskanen will […]

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Hanzal out with ankle injury as Stars open training camp
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The Dallas Stars began training camp on Thursday, however, forward Martin Hanzal will not be taking to the ice — at least not right away. Signed by Dallas to a three-year, $14.25 million contract on the first day of free agency, Hanzal is dealing with an ankle sprain, per Mark Stepneski of the Stars’ website. […]

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Power Shifts: Candidates to rise and fall in the NHL
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The Dallas Stars should return as challengers for the Western Conference after an impressive summer. After a somewhat circumspect NHL summer, which saw an entirely new group of contenders enter salary cap hell, few teams will arrive at camp with the determination that this must be their year. If anything, and even with the Vegas Golden […]

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Are Dallas Stars and Hitchcock worthy of the hype? (What We Learned)
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(Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) Sometimes it’s

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Wing or center? Jason Spezza will play both this season, says Hitchcock
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The signing of Martin Hanzal has given the Dallas Stars added depth up the middle, and that should leave coach Ken Hitchcock with some interesting options for his group of forwards. Q: How do you see Martin Hanzal and Jason Spezza in regards to the center position? Hitchcock: To me, Hanzal is a center.

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With a new deal in Dallas, Radulov must prove himself once again
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Alex Radulov returned from the KHL, had a productive season while exciting hockey fans in Montreal, and then cashed in on a long-term contract with the Dallas Stars. It was argued in February by Washington’s head coach Barry Trotz that Radulov was “maybe the best signing of the year,” which Habs general manager Marc Bergevin […]

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Stars are first Texas pro sports team to publicly oppose state's 'bathroom bill'
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When the NHL awarded its 2018 draft to Dallas, it was met with harsh criticism from the LGBT community in the wake of the controversial "bathroom bill" proposed by Texas legislators. While Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Texans owner Bob McNair have criticized the measure, the Stars are now the first team to officially oppose […]

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Stars ‘strongly opposed’ to Texas ‘bathroom bill’ (Updated)
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The Dallas Stars on Wednesday issued a statement, publicly opposing the controversial “bathroom bill” in Texas, becoming the first professional sports team in the state to do so against the proposed legislation, according to reports. “When the Stars moved to Dallas in 1993 we were fortunate to encounter success early on, and we’ve cultivated what […]

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Stars re-sign Oleksiak to one-year deal
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The Dallas Stars have brought back restricted free agent defenseman Jamie Oleksiak. The club announced on Friday that they have re-signed the 24-year-old Oleksiak for one year at $964,688. In 41 games with the Stars last season, Oleksiak scored five

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