Stars coach Ken Hitchcock decides to retire

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 14, 2018

Stars coach Ken Hitchcock decides to retire

Ken Hitchcock wasn't sure how long he would coach the Dallas Stars the second time around after 15 years away. Turned out to be one season. The coach who led Dallas to its only Stanley Cup championship retired Friday, ending a 22-year career as the ...

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 season. ...

Blues put away Stars in Game 7 rout

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 Stars ...

Sharks roll past slumping Stars

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 shots ...