Stars: Dallas Primes a Young Team, New Coach

With summer vacation in the rearview mirror, it’s time at last to jump back into the good old hockey blog. And that means getting right into the Dallas Stars, yet another NHL team in need of a turnaround. The Stars have a new head coach in Jim Montgomery, who coached the past five seasons atContinue reading “Stars: Dallas Primes a Young Team, New Coach”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars are coming off another disappointing season. They missed the playoffs for the second time in three seasons and polished off 2016-2017 with a 34-37-11 record. As a result, they let Lindy Ruff go and hired Ken Hitchcock back into the fold as head coach. The Stars also traded for goalie Ben BishopContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Dallas Stars”

Dallas Stars Sign Alexander Radulov

The Dallas Stars have signed forward Alexander Radulov to a five-year deal worth a reported $31.25 million. The 30-year-old Russian winger returned to the NHL in July of 2016 after four years in the KHL with CSKA Moscow. Radulov spent 76 games with the Montreal Canadiens and put up 54 points, adding seven points inContinue reading “Dallas Stars Sign Alexander Radulov”

New York Rangers Eliminate Montreal Canadiens

The New York Rangers have eliminated the Montreal Canadiens with a 3-1 victory in Game Six. The victory came on Sunday night on the strength of two goals from Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello. Derek Stepan added an empty-netter with under 20 seconds to go in the final frame. Alexei Emelin had the lone goal forContinue reading “New York Rangers Eliminate Montreal Canadiens”

Montreal Looks Ahead to Trade Deadline Day

The NHL trade deadline is looming, which means it’s time to engage in a little rampant speculation. This year, things are looking up for a number of Canadian teams as the playoffs loom, which means that some interesting moves could be on the table come March 1. The Montreal Canadiens are currently first in theContinue reading “Montreal Looks Ahead to Trade Deadline Day”