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”

Dallas’ Methot, Hanzal, Lehtonen on Injured List

Dallas Stars defenceman Marc Methot is set to miss four to six weeks after having arthroscopic knee surgery, the team announced Monday. The Stars also announced that Martin Hanzal will miss the next three to seven days with a hand injury, plus goalie Kari Lehtonen is out indefinitely due to personal reasons. Methot hasn’t playedContinue reading “Dallas’ Methot, Hanzal, Lehtonen on Injured List”

The NHL’s Slashing Crackdown Will Take Some Time

If you’ve been watching any preseason hockey, you know that penalties have been a big part of the discussion. Calls have been up for infractions like slashing, which the NHL is actively cracking down on. There are many reasons behind this, the most likely of which is optics. When Sidney Crosby slashed Marc Methot’s fingerContinue reading “The NHL’s Slashing Crackdown Will Take Some Time”

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”

Vegas Flips Marc Methot to Dallas Stars for Prospect, Pick

The Vegas Golden Knights have traded defenceman Marc Methot to the Dallas Stars in exchange for goaltending prospect Dylan Ferguson and a second-round draft pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Methot has two years to go on his current contract. “He was a guy that we had kind of targeted if he had becomeContinue reading “Vegas Flips Marc Methot to Dallas Stars for Prospect, Pick”