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Stars Intrigued by H…
Posted 2 weeks ago

FRISCO, Texas — When the Dallas Stars chose defenseman Julius Honka with the 14th pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, they did so knowing the 18-year-old’s strengths are on offense.

That makes sense considering Honka had some impressive numbers in 62 …

Newcomers Will Help …
Posted 3 weeks ago

FRISCO, Texas — Jim Nill had every reason to be a happy man Tuesday.

The Dallas Stars general manager started his day by acquiring veteran center Jason Spezza from the Ottawa Senators in a trade that cost him young forward Alex Chiasson and tw…

Analysis: Thanks to …
Posted 3 weeks ago

After almost 19 years working under Ken Holland to build the Detroit Red Wings into a perennial Stanley Cup contender, Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill needed 14 months and two days to put his new team in the middle of the competitive arms ra…

Move to North Americ…
Posted 4 weeks ago

All European-born players treat the decision differently on when and why to move to North America to continue their hockey career. Some opt to stay home until they’re NHL-ready, while others wait until after they’ve gone through their draft year.

Draft Day Musings
Posted 4 weeks ago

Draft Day Musings

With the advent of the internet, social media and ubiquitous hockey blogs, the NHL Draft us no longer a niche event. The Draft used to be at the league office or in a hotel suite. It is now a made for TV extravaganza watched…