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Benn looking at ‘bigger picture’ after injury forces him out of…

Benn looking at ‘bigger picture’ after injury forces him out of World Cup

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 26 (3 days ago)
Jamie Benn has been the NHL’s most prolific scorer over the past two seasons and he very well could have taken over the World Cup had a core muscle injury not forced him out of the tournament. But as Benn makes his recovery, he knows that there are more…
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  • Canada confident in their World Cup injury replacements

    Canada confident in their World Cup injury replacements

    yahoo.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) Team Canada’s World Cup of Hockey brain trust is hopeful the team won’t be further altered due to player injury heading into the September tournament. On Tuesday, San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture replaced Dal…
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  • Detroit Red Wings have a “tank” in prospect Givani Smith

    Detroit Red Wings have a “tank” in prospect Givani Smith

    thehockeynews.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Givani Smith didn’t have an enviable situation in his draft year. The physical left winger played for literally one of the worst teams in all of major junior – the Guelph Storm – and watched coach Bill Stewart walk out on his troops after Guelph won jus…
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  • Tyler Seguin says Stars are in their Stanley Cup window

    Tyler Seguin says Stars are in their Stanley Cup window

    thehockeynews.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    The Dallas Stars were one of the most exciting shows on ice last season, but keeping the puck out of their net proved too onerous in the end. Dallas bowed out to St. Louis in the second round and although goaltending will continue to be a question this …
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  • Stars land another offensive weapon, sign Hudler to one-year, $…

    Stars land another offensive weapon, sign Hudler to one-year, $2-million deal

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    The Stars’ offense has been inarguably the best in the NHL over the past two seasons and since the start of the 2014-15 season Dallas has scored 37 more goals than any other team in the league. Suffice it to say that the Stars don’t really need more fir…
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  • Logan Couture to replace injured Jamie Benn on Canada’s World C…

    Logan Couture to replace injured Jamie Benn on Canada’s World Cup team

    thehockeynews.com Aug 23 (6 days ago)
    A core muscle injury that required mid-July surgery to repair put Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn’s status for the World Cup in question, and Tuesday came the news that Benn is officially out of the tournament. Hockey Canada has announced that Benn, 27,…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stars won’t make any changes in goal before seas…

    Rumor Roundup: Stars won’t make any changes in goal before season starts

    At the start of this NHL off-season, the woeful performance of Dallas Stars goaltenders Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi generated talk of a possible change between the pipes. They had the worst combined goals-against (2.78) of the 16 teams entering the 20…
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  • Why next season’s Dallas Stars have a higher ceiling – and a lo…

    Why next season’s Dallas Stars have a higher ceiling – and a lower floor

    Ending a season with a 6-1 home loss in a Game 7 obviously leaves a bitter aftertaste. But it could’ve been worse for the Dallas Stars. The lopsided letdown in the Central Division final was embarrassing but hardly signified the end of something. Quite …
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Dallas Stars

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Dallas Stars

    yahoo.com Aug 10
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • San Jose Sharks to give away toothless Brent Burns grills in pr…

    San Jose Sharks to give away toothless Brent Burns grills in promotion

    yahoo.com Aug 8
    (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The San Jose Sharks are trying to capitalize on Brent Burns’ signature toothless look with one of their fan giveaways this year. On March 12 against the Dallas Stars the team will give fans in attendance a ‘Brent Bu…
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  • Tyler Seguin will be ready for World Cup after recovering from …

    Tyler Seguin will be ready for World Cup after recovering from Achilles injury

    Team Canada’s World Cup of Hockey hopes won’t rest on the shoulders of one player, but it will surely be a relief for GM Doug Armstrong and coach Mike Babcock to know they’ll have Dallas Stars sniper Tyler Seguin in the lineup. Seguin, 24, has spent his…
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  • Report: Former NHLer Rome sued league, insurance company over i…

    Report: Former NHLer Rome sued league, insurance company over injury benefits

    Defenseman Aaron Rome hasn’t played in the NHL since 2014 due to injury and he’s reportedly sued the NHL and his insurance company for compensation because of it. The Dallas Morning News reported Rome, 32, made a claim for disability payments after suff…
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  • The next Johnny Gaudreau? Meet Kailer Yamamoto

    The next Johnny Gaudreau? Meet Kailer Yamamoto

    PLYMOUTH, MICH. – Kailer Yamamoto hasn’t made the U.S. world junior team yet, but if history is any indicator, he’ll bring a ton of offense if he does make the squad. Though he is only 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds, Yamamoto has been lightning every time he h…
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  • Jamie Benn says focus is on playing at World Cup after off-seas…

    Jamie Benn says focus is on playing at World Cup after off-season surgery

    Jamie Benn may have signed an eight-year, $76-million contract extension with the Stars this off-season, but that doesn’t mean it’s been all smooth sailing for the Dallas captain. The day before inking his long-term deal, Benn went under the knife to re…
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  • Minnesota Wild offer Prince classic as potential new goal song

    Minnesota Wild offer Prince classic as potential new goal song

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    Minnesota Wild on Twitter from before Game 6 against the Dallas Stars in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs The Minnesota Wild may change their longtime goal song to a piece made by an iconic local musician. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Wil…
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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…
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  • Five NHL jerseys players should have refused to wear

    Five NHL jerseys players should have refused to wear

    On Saturday, Chicago White Sox all-star pitcher Chris Sale was scratched from his start and sent home because he refused to wear the team’s throwback uniform. It went beyond that, of course. Sale reportedly went into the clubhouse and cut up his own jer…
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  • Smashfest: Charitable yet competitive ping-pong by NHL players

    Smashfest: Charitable yet competitive ping-pong by NHL players

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    Reporting by Dhiren Mahiban TORONTO – – For the second time in as many years Patrick Eaves walked away from the annual Smashfest Ping-Pong tournament as the champion. The Dallas Stars forward defeated Alex Burrows of the Vancouver Canucks to reclaim his…
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  • Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t ha…

    Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t happened yet

    The dog days of the NHL offseason got a nice jolt on Monday when the Senators and Rangers hooked up on a decent-sized trade. The deal sends Derick Brassard and a seventh to Ottawa in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second, improving the Senators’ top …
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  • Five players who could replace Jamie Benn at World Cup for Team…

    Five players who could replace Jamie Benn at World Cup for Team Canada

    Jamie Benn’s enormous eight-year contract extension with the Stars was the biggest news Friday, but it wasn’t the only news concerning the Dallas captain. Earlier in the day, the Stars announced that Benn had gone under the knife to repair a “core muscl…
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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.