Category: Dallas Stars

Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

If you called the Anaheim Ducks finishing first in the Western Conference this season, well-done. Many believed they overachieved to win the Pacific in the 2012-13 lockout shortened 48-game season, but they’ve more than duplicated the achievement, so I guess…

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapses in first period of game against the Columbus Blue Jackets

It was a scary scene at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas this past Monday. At 13:37 of the first period, Stars winger Rich Peverley collapsed into an unconscious state on the players’ bench. Action was halted and several…

Dallas Stars: Tyler Seguin suffering from concussion-like symptoms

Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars announced yesterday that star player and offseason acquisition Tyler Seguin was forced to miss the club’s Sunday game against the Edmonton Oilers with concussion-like symptoms. According to this update by NHL.com, Seguin suffered an injury Friday night…

Kari Lehtonen: the Dallas Stars’ hidden gem

Kari Lehtonen of the Dallas Stars. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen certainly entered the NHL the beneficiary of much hype and attention. However, since his early days on a bad Atlanta Thrashers team, the spotlight has greatly diminished. When a goaltender is drafted 2nd overall, or…

Boston Bruins: Tyler Seguin returns to Boston as a Dallas Star

Tyler Seguin as a member of the Boston Bruins. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

He was supposed to be the future of the Boston Bruins’ offence. On June 25, 2010, the Bruins used the 2nd overall selection in the NHL entry draft to choose centre Tyler Seguin with a pick they received by trading…

5 For Thought: Rangers finally home, Leafs sell high, realignment so far, Ruff’s return, and more.

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

1. Vanek excited to join young, fast Islanders. Thomas Vanek has spent the entire first eight seasons of his NHL career with the Buffalo Sabres. His early days were blessed with team success, including a Presidents’ trophy and some promising…

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Today’s 5: Crosby, Devils keep losing, Kaleta appeals 10 game suspension, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

1. A healthy Crosby is a productive Crosby Call it bad luck, or call it fragility, for whatever reason, Sidney Crosby has failed to play more than 41 games in an NHL season since 2009-10. In his last full go-round,…