Backes strikes in OT to lift Blues

May 2, 2016

Backes strikes in OT to lift Blues

David Backes gave the St. Louis Blues a big gift on his 32nd birthday. There was a serenade of “Happy Birthday” for Backes from his teammates after the St. Louis captain scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime of Game ...

Faksa makes presence felt for Stars in Game 1

Apr 30, 2016

Faksa makes presence felt for Stars in Game 1

The kid is all right for the Dallas Stars. Radek Faksa, the rookie center who split his season between the AHL and the NHL, scored the winning goal off a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the Stars’ other goal ...

Stars climb back on top in West

Mar 12, 2016

Stars climb back on top in West

Jason Spezza scored in his fifth straight game, Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn ended goal-scoring slumps and the Dallas Stars regained the Western Conference lead by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night. Dallas improved to 41-20-8 with 90 points, one more than ...

Seguin scores twice as Stars sink Capitals

Feb 14, 2016

Seguin scores twice as Stars sink Capitals

A week has made a big difference for the Dallas Stars. Tyler Seguin scored twice during a four-goal second period and Dallas took over first place in the Western Conference by holding off the Eastern Conference-leading Washington Capitals 4-3 Saturday night. The victory moved ...

Sharks roll past slumping Stars

Jan 17, 2016

Sharks roll past slumping Stars

Despite squandering a pair of third-period leads, the San Jose Sharks managed to extend their winning streak. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored twice and assisted on Tomas Hertl’s winner 1:12 into overtime against former teammate Antti Niemi to lead the Sharks to their fifth straight win, ...

Senators end Stars' winning streak

Nov 25, 2015

Senators end Stars' winning streak

Craig Anderson didn’t need a third straight shutout, though he did need some big third-period saves. Anderson made 33 saves to help the Ottawa Senators end the Dallas Stars’ five-game winning streak with a 7-4 victory on Tuesday night. He has stopped 94 of ...

Ovechkin sets Russian mark in loss

Nov 20, 2015

Ovechkin sets Russian mark in loss

A record-breaking night for Alex Ovechkin ended in disappointment for the sharp-shooting star and his Washington Capitals. Ovechkin scored his 484th NHL goal, breaking Sergei Fedorov’s mark for most by a Russian-born player, but the Dallas Stars bounced back to beat the Capitals 3-2 ...

High-powered Stars pounce on rival Jets

Nov 13, 2015

High-powered Stars pounce on rival Jets

For Jamie Benn this season, power-play goals are coming easily. Benn’s fifth man-advantage score broke a tie in the third period to lift the Dallas Stars over the Winnipeg Jets 6-3 on Thursday night. Following Tyler Seguin’s one-timer from the left faceoff circle, Benn ...

Strong start propels Stars to victory

Nov 9, 2015

Strong start propels Stars to victory

The Dallas Stars are off to their best start in franchise history, proving that a potent offense coupled with a defensive mindset is quite a combination. Patrick Sharp and Valeri Nichushkin scored in the first period and Dallas had two empty-net goals in a ...

Lupul nets pair as Maple Leafs surprise Stars

Nov 3, 2015

Lupul nets pair as Maple Leafs surprise Stars

When a lead evaporated in 58 seconds and a goal was taken off the board on a coach’s challenge, it looked like it just wasn’t the Toronto Maple Leafs’ night. Again. Then Joffrey Lupul scored twice, James Reimer found his groove, and the Maple ...

Spezza eclipses prodigy in Stars win

Oct 14, 2015

Spezza eclipses prodigy in Stars win

Jason Spezza, 13 years into his NHL career, took the spotlight from the kid. Spezza scored three goals, including the tiebreaker late in the third period, and the Dallas Stars spoiled Connor McDavid’s first NHL goal with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers ...