2013 Season Review: Defensemen and Goalies

Alex Goligoski I mentioned before the season started that this (half) year was going to the critical year in Goose’s Stars’ career. He had been getting a lot of grief (a lot) because of the trade that sent James Neal away. Out of all the players on the team, he was the one who was […]

2013 Season Review: The rest of the forwards

Erik Cole Erik Cole came to Dallas as part of that much-maligned Michael Ryder trade about a month into the season. He was working as a second/third liner in Montreal and took that same role with Dallas, ostensibly replacing Brenden Morrow. On the ice, Cole had some nice games here and there, but he really […]

2013 Season Review: The (Original) Top-Six Forwards

Jamie Benn It was a bit of a weird year for everyone’s favorite future captain. Benn missed the first five games of the season due to his contract issues and arrived on the team without having played with Jaromir Jagr or Ray Whitney, guys he would center for much of the year. Those chemistry issues […]

AHL, CHL Report and the Week Ahead: 4/15-4/21

Texas Stars The new look Texas Stars had a nice week, winning two of three games and maintaining their overall lead in the Western Conference. They clinched the division title with their win on Sunday night. The Stars really outplayed their opponents in all three games and probably should have won their first game of […]

2013 Season Game 40 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Nashville Predators

Dallas Stars (19-17-3, 41 pts) @ Nashville Predators (15-18-8, 38 pts) 7:00 PM CT Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee   The Predators – 13th in the West Rankings: Goals – 29th, Goals Against – 15th, Power Play – 18th, Penalty Kill – 26th The Predators are reeling and reeling badly. They’ve lost seven of the last […]

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 4/8-4/14

Texas Stars A revamped Texas team had a rather pedestrian week, going 1-2-0 in a three games in three nights set over the weekend. The losses proved to be inconsequential this past week though as the Stars officially clinched a playoff spot and are still holding strong as the number one seed in the Western […]

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 4/1-4/7

Texas Stars Texas is back on a good roll again with a pair of wins last week. They’ve now won four of their last five games and are steadying the ship with just three weeks left in the season. Jack Campbell started both games last week and had a whirlwind adventure. He allowed six goals […]

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 3/25-3/31

Texas Stars Texas went 2-1-0 last week as they’re slowly winding down the regular season. The starts this past week were split between Richard Bachman and Jack Campbell. Campbell was in Dallas during the beginning of the week while Bachman was in the AHL to get some work. Bachman did pretty well during his two […]

2013 Season Game 32 Preview: Minnesota Wild @ Dallas Stars

Minnesota Wild (18-10-2, 38 pts) @ Dallas Stars (15-13-3, 33 pts) 8:30 PM CT American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas   The Wild – 4th in the West Rankings: Goals – 19th, Goals Against – 4th, Power Play – 14th, Penalty Kill – 3rd Much like the Stars much publicized back-to-back troubles of the past couple […]

2013 Season Game 29 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Colorado Avalanche

Dallas Stars (13-12-3, 29 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (10-14-4, 24 pts) 8:30 PM CT Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado   The Avs – 15th in the West Rankings: Goals – 21st, Goals Against – 27th, Power Play – 25th, Penalty Kill – 22nd Back in the first week of March, the Avs did the impossible and […]

2013 Season Game 29 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Colorado Avalance

Dallas Stars (13-12-3, 29 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (10-14-4, 24 pts) 8:30 PM CT Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado   The Avs – 15th in the West Rankings: Goals – 21st, Goals Against – 27th, Power Play – 25th, Penalty Kill – 22nd Back in the first week of March, the Avs did the impossible and […]

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 3/18-3/24

Texas Stars The Stars finally got themselves back into the win column last week with two wins in three games (points in all three games). Texas had been riding a five game losing streak so it’s good to see them back and successful again. Jack Campbell was the man of the week as he started […]

2013 Season Game 26 Preview: Anaheim Ducks @ Dallas Stars

Anaheim Ducks (19-3-3, 41 pts) @ Dallas Stars (12-11-2, 26 pts) 7:30 PM CT American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas   The Ducks – 2nd in the West Rankings: Goals – 3rd, Goals Against – 7th, Power Play – 1st, Penalty Kill – 27th Lost in all the hoopla over the Blackhawks points streak has been […]

2013 Season Game 25 Preview: Nashville Predators @ Dallas Stars

Nashville Predators (10-9-6, 26 pts) @ Dallas Stars (12-10-2, 26 pts) 7:30 PM CT American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas The Predators – 11th in the West Rankings: Goals – 30th, Goals Against – 4th, Power Play – 19th, Penalty Kill – 26th There’s really not too much to Nashville these days. Their offense is as […]

AHL, CHL report and the Week Ahead 3/11-3/17

Texas Stars Texas had another tough week as they lost both of their games last week to extend their losing streak to five games. One of those losses was in the shootout so they did manage at least one point. Jack Campbell and Cristopher Nilstorp split starts last week and both guys struggled. Campbell was […]

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