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Shawn Horcoff to sign with Ducks: report

Shawn Horcoff to sign with Ducks: report

NHL.com Updated 3 hours ago
Center Shawn Horcoff has agreed to a one-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks worth $1.75 million on Wednesday, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. Horcoff, who turns 37 on Sept. 17, played the past two seasons with the Dallas Stars. He had 11 go...
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  • Sharks, Brenden Dillon agree to five-year, $16.35 million deal

    Sharks, Brenden Dillon agree to five-year, $16.35 million deal

    thehockeynews.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    The San Jose Sharks acquired Brenden Dillon from the Dallas Stars in November, and the 24-year-old defenseman has signed on to stay in the Bay Area for at least five more seasons. According to reports from CSN Bay Area’s Kevin Kurz and ESPN’s Katie Stra…
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  • Dallas Stars going with a two-headed dragon next season

    Dallas Stars going with a two-headed dragon next season

    thehockeynews.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Conventional wisdom went out the window on the weekend when Dallas made a trade with San Jose for the rights to pending unrestricted free agent Antti Niemi. Now that the Stars have signed the starting goaltender to a three-year pact, the rationale on wh…
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  • Goalie Antti Niemi signs 3-year contract with Dallas Stars befo…

    Goalie Antti Niemi signs 3-year contract with Dallas Stars before free agency

    NHL.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    DALLAS - Former Stanley Cup-winning goalie Antti Niemi has signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars. The deal Monday came two days after Dallas acquired Niemi's contract rights from San Jose for a seventh-round pick during the draft...
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  • Stars ink Antti Niemi to three-year, $13.5 million deal

    Stars ink Antti Niemi to three-year, $13.5 million deal

    yahoo.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    The Dallas Stars have signed Antti Niemi to a three-year, $13.5 million deal, committing themselves to $10.4 million in goal for the next three seasons. Locking up Niemi doesn’t mean Kari Lehtonen is going anywhere, even coming off a down season. Stars …
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  • Dougie Hamilton was ‘uppity kid’ as post-Bruins character attac…

    Dougie Hamilton was ‘uppity kid’ as post-Bruins character attacks begin

    yahoo.com Jun 28 (4 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. -- Perhaps Dougie Hamilton owes Tyler Seguin a phone call. One imagines the Dallas Stars center might have some sage advice on how to handle the door slamming you on the backside as a bus rolls over you, which is what happened when the Bos…
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  • Jim Nill: Stars going experience-heavy in net

    Jim Nill: Stars going experience-heavy in net

    yahoo.com Jun 27 (5 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. – Dallas general manager Jim Nill found a fascinating way to supplement Dallas Stars ‘unquestioned’ starting goaltender Kari Lehtonen -- acquire another starter in Antti Niemi. Well, technically it's the rights to negotiate for Niemi, an u…
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  • Before they were stars: the risky business of trading prospects

    Before they were stars: the risky business of trading prospects

    thehockeynews.com Jun 27 (5 days ago)
    The Dallas Stars were thrilled when they drafted Jarome Iginla in 1995 and, yes, they did think he’d be available when they chose 11th. “I believe Central Scouting had him ranked in the twenties,” recalled former Stars director of player personnel Craig…
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  • Moving day for goalies, big day for Rangers on Day 2

    Moving day for goalies, big day for Rangers on Day 2

    thehockeynews.com Jun 27 (5 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. – So much for a quiet Day 2 of the NHL draft. Before the second round was completed, five significant trades were completed, four of them involving goaltenders. And perhaps the most shocking aspect of all of it was two moves by the New Yor…
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  • Stars acquire Antti Niemi's negotiating rights for 7th-round pi…

    Stars acquire Antti Niemi's negotiating rights for 7th-round pick

    yahoo.com NHL.com Jun 27 (5 days ago)
    Kari Lehtonen’s time in Dallas may not be for long, or Stars GM Jim Nill wants to go heavy on experience in net next season. Not long into the start of Round 2 of the NHL Draft on Saturday, the Stars acquired the negotiating rights to Antti Niemi from t…
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  • Winners and losers after the first round of the draft

    Winners and losers after the first round of the draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    SUNRISE – The start of the draft went 1-2-3 as expected, but as the first round got deeper, things veered in surprising directions. Who were the winners and losers on the night? I didn’t count Edmonton and Buffalo, since we always knew they’d have a goo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Hawks still trying to peddle Sharp and Bickell

    Rumor Roundup: Hawks still trying to peddle Sharp and Bickell

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    The increase in the NHL salary cap ceiling from $69 million to $71.4 million does little to help the Chicago Blackhawks escape from salary cap hell for 2015-16. They have over $64 million invested in cap payroll, leaving only $7.3 million to invest in n…
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  • Stars' Jamie Benn wins Art Ross Trophy

    Stars' Jamie Benn wins Art Ross Trophy

    NHL.com Jun 24
    Forward Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars has won his first career Art Ross Trophy, presented "to the player who leads the league in scoring points at the end of the regular season." Benn entered the final day of the regular season third in the Le...
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  • 2015 Draft Preview – Dallas Stars can score, but need to defend

    2015 Draft Preview – Dallas Stars can score, but need to defend

    The Dallas Stars were supposed to join the NHL’s elite this season. They made the playoffs last year on the strength of Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn’s sublime chemistry, and an off-season Jason Spezza trade made them a one-line team no more. Instead, Dal…
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  • Tyler Seguin is hockey’s next nude model in ESPN Body Issue

    Tyler Seguin is hockey’s next nude model in ESPN Body Issue

    yahoo.com Jun 22
    To the surprise of absolutely no one, Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars will appear in his birthday suit in the next edition of ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue,” set to hit digital newsstands on July 6 and actual newsstands on July 10. And by that we mea…
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  • Stars will not re-sign forward Horcoff: report

    Stars will not re-sign forward Horcoff: report

    NHL.com Jun 19
    The Dallas Stars will not re-sign forward Shawn Horcoff, who will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, general manager Jim Nill said Friday, according to Stars Inside Edge. Dallas' depth up front and a surplus of young forwards would ha...
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  • Stars sign goalie Campbell to one-year contract

    Stars sign goalie Campbell to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jun 17
    Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed goaltender Jack Campbell to a one-year contract extension. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Campbell, 23, posted a 14-14-5 record with a 3.03 g...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is Phil Kessel a fit with Flames, Blues or Panth…

    Rumor Roundup: Is Phil Kessel a fit with Flames, Blues or Panthers?

    In the aftermath of Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman’s claim last Saturday the Toronto Maple Leafs were getting trade inquiries for Phil Kessel, there’s growing speculation over where the 27-year-old scorer could be dealt. If a Kessel trade happens, Friedm…
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  • Five players who are top buyout candidates this summer

    Five players who are top buyout candidates this summer

    Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray made headlines Thursday afternoon when he said the team has considered buying out the contract of 25-year-old winger Cody Hodgson. Hodgson signed a six-year contract in September 2011 valued at an average annual salary of $4…
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  • AHL’s Texas Stars go Victory Green, unveil sleek new logo

    AHL’s Texas Stars go Victory Green, unveil sleek new logo

    The season of change in the AHL continues to roll on, but this time the new isn’t change of location, affiliation or staff. No, this change is purely aesthetic as the Texas Stars have unveiled their new logo for the 2015-16 campaign. The Stars – who at …
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  • Video - Stars Stun Penguins 01:06

    Stars Stun Penguins

    Mar 19
    The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.
  • Video - Blues Blank Stars 00:43

    Blues Blank Stars

    Mar 15
    Jake Allen had 28 saves while Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 34th goal of the season in St. Louis' 3-0 win over Dallas.
  • Video - Stars Win Third Straight 00:36

    Stars Win Third Straight

    Mar 13
    Tyler Seguin scored his 32nd goal of the season in Dallas' 4-2 win over Washington.
  • Video - Stars Edge Flyers 00:43

    Stars Edge Flyers

    Mar 10
    The Stars scored two unanswered goals en route to defeating the Flyers 2-1.

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