/ Jul 16, 2016

Stars give Benn eight-year deal

Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn signed an eight-year, $76 million contract extension Friday.The team announced the deal a day after Benn had surgery to repair an abdominal muscle injury. The 26-year-old Benn had a career-high 89 points on 41 goals and 48 assists last ...

Blues put away Stars in Game 7 rout

/ May 12, 2016

Blues put away Stars in Game 7 rout

The captain and the kid are going to the Western Conference finals with the St. Louis Blues.St. Louis did more than survive Game 7 this time. The Blues routed the top-seeded Dallas Stars 6-1 on Wednesday night to advance to their first Western Conference ...

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 2 ...

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 St. ...

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 the ...

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, 4-3 ...

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 98 ...

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 on ...

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 gathered ...

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 4-1 ...