Dallas Stars Wiretap

Rangers Trade Mats Zuccarello To Stars

Feb 24, 2019 9:11 AM

The New York Rangers have traded Mats Zuccarello to the Dallas Stars for two conditional draft picks (a second rounder in 2019 and a third rounder in 2020.

The second-rounder becomes a first-round pick if the Stars make the third round of the playoffs and Zuccarello plays in at least 50 percent of the team's cumulative games over the first two rounds.

Zuccarello, 31, has 11 goals and 26 assists in 46 games this season. Zuccarello had 352 points in 509 career games.


Tags: Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Stars Get Jamie Oleksiak Back From Penguins

Jan 30, 2019 9:49 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded defenseman Jamie Oleksiak back to the Dallas Stars.

The Penguins will receive a fourth-round pick in 2019.

The Stars had traded Oleksiak to the Penguins last season, also for a fourth-round pick.


Tags: Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Predators, Stars Will Play In Next Winter Classic

Jan 27, 2019 7:37 PM

The NHL has announced that the Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars will play in the 2020 Winter Classic.

The game will be held at the Cotton Bowl.

The Winter Classic is entering its 12th year. It will mark the first appearance for both franchises.

Gary Bettman also announced that the Los Angeles Kings will play the Colorado Avalanche at the 2020 Stadium Series on Feb. 15, which will be held at U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Emily Kaplan/ESPN

Tags: Nashville Predators, Dallas Stars, Misc Rumor

Stars Acquire Andrew Cogliano From Ducks

Jan 14, 2019 1:00 PM

Two NHL teams seeking a jolt to their middling seasons swapped players on Monday, as the Dallas Stars acquired veteran forward Andrew Cogliano from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Devin Shore.



Tags: Dallas Stars, Anaheim Ducks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Stars Mangaement Blasts Play Of Seguin, Benn

Dec 29, 2018 1:40 AM

Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites pulled no punches when assessing the play of Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn this season.

"They are f---ing horses---, I don't know how else to put it," Lites told reporters Friday, according to The Athletic. "The team was OK. But Seguin and Benn were terrible."

And that analysis, which Lites said also comes from owner Tom Gaglardi, followed the Stars' 2-0 shutout victory against the Nashville Predators on Thursday.


Tags: Dallas Stars, Misc Rumor

Maple Leafs Send Connor Carrick To Stars For Draft Pick

Oct 1, 2018 6:38 PM

The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Connor Carrick from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a conditional draft pick next year.

Toronto made the deal Monday, sending Carrick to Dallas for a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft. That will become a sixth-round selection if Carrick plays in 50 NHL games this season.


Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Stars Sign Tyler Seguin To Eight-Year, $78.8M Extension

Sep 13, 2018 6:45 PM

The Dallas Stars have signed Tyler Seguin to an eight-year extension with an average annual value of $9.85 million.

"Emotional. It was a process, a learning process this summer. Learning the whole business side of negotiations,'' Seguin said. "At the end of the day, I knew where I wanted to be. I knew where home was. That was here in Dallas.''

The 26-year-old had a career-high 40 goals to go with 38 assists last season. The five-time All-Star has finished in the top 10 in goals four times in his career.


Tags: Dallas Stars, Misc Rumor, Signing

Predators Sign Dan Hamhuis To Two-Year, $2.5M Deal

Jul 25, 2018 2:32 PM

The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Dan Hamhuis to a two-year contract worth a total of $2.5 million.

Hamhuis' contract will pay him $1.5 million during the 2018-19 season and $1 million in 2019-20.



Tags: Nashville Predators, Dallas Stars, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Marlies Win AHL's Calder Cup

Jun 15, 2018 2:19 AM

Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist to help the Toronto Marlies win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup, 6-1 over the Texas Stars in Game 7 on Thursday night.

Mason Marchment also scored twice, Carl Grundstrom and Ben Smith added goals, and Garret Sparks made 29 saves for the Toronto Maple Leafs' top farm club.

"We got the first goal, we got the second goal too and we could play on that," said Johnsson, selected the playoffs MVP. "It made it a little bit easier."


Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Team Achievement

Stars Name Todd Nelson Assistant Coach

Jun 1, 2018 1:22 AM

Todd Nelson, who spent the last three seasons as head coach for Grand Rapids in the American Hockey League, was named a Stars assistant coach on Thursday.

Tags: Dallas Stars, Misc Rumor, Signing

Stars Introduce Jim Montgomery As Head Coach
Jim Montgomery is the second coach in three years to go directly from the college ranks to coaching in the NHL.


Stars To Name Jim Montgomery Head Coach
Jim Montgomery has spent the past five seasons as head coach at Denver University.


Ken Hitchcock Retires From Coaching
Ken Hitchcock is leaving the Stars as head coach to become a consultant with the team.


Predators Acquire McNeill From Stars For O'Brien
Mark McNeill has 5 goals and 1 assist with the AHL's Texas Stars this season.


Ken Hitchcock Gets 800th Career Win
Stars head coach Ken Hitchcock has become the third coach in NHL history to reach 800 career wins.


Stars To Host 2018 NHL Draft
The Dallas Stars will host the NHL Draft for the first time on June 22-23, 2018 at American Airlines Center.


Stars Re-Sign Radek Faksa To Three-Year, $6.5M Deal
Stars center Radek Faksa scored 12 goals and had 21 assists in 80 games last season.


Stars Re-Sign Brett Ritchie To Two-Year, $3.5M Deal
Brett Ritchie scored 16 goals and had eight assists for the Dallas Stars last season.


Stars Sign Alexander Radulov To Five-Year, $31.25M Deal
Alexander Radulov's deal with Dallas is the biggest contract given to an unrestricted free agent this offseason.


Stars Buy Out Antti Niemi's Contract
Antti Niemi was due to make $4.5M after a disappointing season with Dallas.


Stars Acquire Marc Methot From Golden Knights
The Stars traded a 2020 draft pick and goaltender Dylan Ferguson to the Golden Knights.


Stars Sign Ben Bishop To Six-Year, $29.5M Deal
The Stars acquired the rights to Ben Bishop in a trade with the Kings less than a week ago.


Kings Trade Ben Bishop To Stars For Draft Pick
The Kings now have a total of eight picks in this year's NHL Draft on June 23-24.

Press Release

Stars Bringing Back Ken Hitchcock To Coach
Ken Hitchcock will be replacing Lindy Ruff, who was fired on Monday after the Stars missed the playoffs this season.


Stars Part Ways With Coach Lindy Ruff
The Stars missed the playoffs this season, after winning the Central Division last year.


Hawks Send McNeill To Stars For Oduya
The Blackhawks are reuniting with defenseman Johnny Oduya, who was part of their last two championships.


Ducks Send Draft Pick To Stars For Patrick Eaves
The Stars will receive a conditional second-round pick from the Ducks for Patrick Eaves.


Ales Hemsky Out Five To Six Months After Hip Surgery
The Stars have announced that Ales Hemsky underwent surgery for a torn labrum in his hip.


Stars Sign Jiri Hudler To One-Year, $2M Deal
Free agent Jiri Hudler had 16 goals last season with the Flames and Panthers.


Brad Richards Retires After 15 NHL Seasons
Longtime center Brad Richards scored 298 goals and had 634 assists in his 15 NHL seasons.