Dallas Stars Newshttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/Dallas Stars NewsWed, 16 Aug 2017 17:40:10 +0000Dallas Stars earn highest score in J.D. Power 2017 Fan Experience Studyhttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-stars-earn-highest-score-in-jd-power-2017-fan-experience-study/c-290684106<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The <strong>Dallas Stars</strong> earned the highest score among sports franchises in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in<strong> J.D. Power 2017 Fan Experience Study</strong> which was released today by J.D. Power.</p><p>"It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by J.D. Power for providing one of the best fan experiences in professional sports," Dallas Stars President and CEO <strong>Jim Lites</strong> said. "For the last 25 years, we've tirelessly worked to build the best fan experience in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. We are continually striving to find more opportunities to make the Dallas Stars game day experience even better while providing our loyal fan base a quality product on and off the ice."</p></div>Dallas Stars Staff / Press ReleasesWed, 16 Aug 2017 17:40:10 +0000Dallas Stars announce 2017-18 training camp informationhttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-stars-announce-2017-18-training-camp-information/c-290684052<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The<strong> Dallas Stars</strong> and <strong>H-E-B Center at Cedar Park</strong> announced information regarding the team's 2017-18 training camp, which includes open practice sessions and the <strong>Victory Green vs. White Intrasquad Scrimmage</strong>.</p><p>The Dallas Stars will hold training camp for the third consecutive season at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park from Friday, Sept. 15 through Monday, Sept. 18. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park is the home to the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). The practices on Friday, Saturday and Monday are open to the public. Fans wishing to attend the sessions can enter through the east entrance of the building.</p></div>Dallas Stars Staff / Press ReleasesWed, 16 Aug 2017 17:32:52 +0000Remembering Bryan Murrayhttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/remembering-bryan-murray/c-290667044<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Let us not talk about wins or successful drafts, but of promises made and kept and of confidence given and courage shown. Because those are the qualities that we remember today when we remember Bryan Murray.</p><p>Of course, Murray, who passed away Saturday after a three-year battle with colon cancer, was a shrewd judge of hockey talent and a passionate, well-respected coach - you don't get to hang around the National Hockey League for 35 straight years, coach 1,239 games, and win a Jack Adams Award without having the game in your DNA - but that the memories being celebrated today are more often of his wit and humanity is the truer mark of the man.</p><p>Dallas Stars netminder <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-A90638781DB6970B8FFB7">Ben Bishop</span> spent a relatively short period of time with Murray's Ottawa Senators, parts of two seasons, yet Murray may well have been one of the most influential people in Bishop's career.</p></div>Scott BurnsideTue, 15 Aug 2017 01:09:17 +0000Dallas Stars Statement Regarding Proposed Texas Bathroom Legislationhttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-stars-statement-regarding-proposed-texas-bathroom-legislation/c-290632060<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Dallas Stars <strong>President and CEO James R. Lites</strong> issued the following statement regarding the proposed bathroom legislation:</p><p>"When the Stars moved to Dallas in 1993 we were fortunate to encounter success early on, and we've cultivated what we consider to be the best fan base in the National Hockey League. Dallas was warm and welcoming when we came to this great city 25 years ago, and it remains so today. The Dallas Stars stand strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory, including proposed bathroom legislation. We welcome fans from all over the globe, and our roster boasts players from half a dozen countries. Dallas welcomes all, and we welcome all.</p><p>We're thrilled that Dallas will host the NHL Draft next year, and we're grateful that the NHL sees the true Dallas that we know and love, a Dallas that is friendly and vibrant. Dallas will be a wonderful host city and we're grateful for the NHL's business. We are proud of our home and want every visitor to feel at home here, too, and that' s why we oppose this discriminatory bathroom legislation."</p></div>Dallas Stars Staff / Press ReleasesWed, 09 Aug 2017 21:48:40 +0000Stars prospects at the World Junior Summer Showcasehttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/stars-prospects-at-the-world-junior-summer-showcase/c-290608420<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Some of the top prospects of the Dallas Stars were on the ice over the past week, taking part in the World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Michigan.</p><p>Players from the USA, Canada, Sweden, and Finland were at the camp, which begins the process of selecting rosters for the 2018 World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York.</p><p>Dallas prospects Jake Oettinger (USA), Riley Tufte (USA), Jason Robertson (USA), and Fredrik Karlstrom (Sweden) were among the top under-20 players taking part.</p><p>It is the summer, so you shouldn't read too much into the camp, but it was still an opportunity to see how players stacked up against other players from their own age group.</p></div>Mark StepneskiMon, 07 Aug 2017 15:58:59 +0000Dallas Stars sign defenseman Jamie Oleksiak to a one-year contracthttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-stars-sign-defenseman-jamie-oleksiak-to-a-one-year-contract/c-290596658<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Dallas Stars General Manager <b>Jim Nill</b> announced today that the club has signed defenseman <b><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-4EEEB25D0C3854ABA04B7">Jamie Oleksiak</span> </b> to a one-year, $964,688 contract.</p><p>Oleksiak, 24, registered seven points (5-2=7) in 41 regular-season games for Dallas in 2016-17. His five goals marked a career-high and were third amongst Stars defensemen. He has appeared in 119 regular-season contests over the past five years, all with Dallas, and has 19 career points (6-13=19).</p></div>Dallas Stars Staff / Press ReleasesFri, 04 Aug 2017 18:31:05 +0000Dallas Stars announce nationally televised games for 2017-18https://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-stars-announce-nationally-televised-games-for-2017-18/c-290544660<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The Dallas Stars announced today that two games during the 2017-18 regular season will be televised nationally. Below is a list of games and where they will be televised:</p><p>Sun., March 11 at Pittsburgh, 6:30pm CT, NBCSN</p><p>Thu., March 29 at Minnesota, 7:00pm CT, NBCSN</p><p>The Stars regional slate of games to be carried on FOX Sports Southwest will be announced at a later date.</p></div>Dallas Stars Staff / Press ReleasesMon, 31 Jul 2017 13:57:28 +0000Dallas lands 2018 NHL Drafthttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-lands-2018-nhl-draft/c-290541880<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Southlake's Jace Foskey has been a Dallas Stars fan since he can remember, attending games with his family at American Airlines Center. Next June, the 17-year-old Foskey hopes to be at American Airlines Center again. This time as a draft eligible defenseman when the 2018 NHL Draft comes to Dallas.</p><p>"Having the draft here is going to be great for Dallas, getting the exposure and hopefully to increase hockey in Texas," said Foskey. "And having the possibility of being drafted in the hometown is unimaginable."</p><p>Foskey plays for Tri-City in the USHL and has committed to play college hockey at Harvard. He and forward Ryan O'Reilly, who is also from Southlake and will be draft eligible next summer, were on hand Saturday night at Reunion Arena Park when the NHL, City of Dallas, and Stars announced the draft coming to Dallas next June 22-23. Both young players, who grew up playing hockey in the DFW area, are proof of how much hockey has grown since the Stars arrived in Dallas in 1993.</p></div>Mark StepneskiSun, 30 Jul 2017 15:46:47 +0000Dallas Stars to Host 2018 NHL Drafthttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/dallas-stars-to-host-2018-nhl-draft/c-290537956<div class="article-item__preview"><p><strong>Dallas, TX - </strong>The Dallas Stars™ will host the 2018 NHL Draft™ at American Airlines Center, the National Hockey League, Stars and City of Dallas announced today. The 2018 event will mark the first time the Stars and the City of Dallas will host the NHL Draft. The Dallas Stars franchise will celebrate the organization's 25th anniversary during the upcoming 2017-18 season, and will host special events throughout the year to commemorate the Club's milestone.</p><p>The 2018 NHL Draft™ will be held over two days - Friday, June 22 (Round 1) and Saturday, June 23 (Rounds 2-7). NHL club executives, scouts and coaches will be present on the NHL Draft floor while thousands of fans and hundreds of print, television and radio media are expected to attend.</p></div>Dallas Stars Staff / Press ReleasesSun, 30 Jul 2017 01:28:09 +0000Net gainhttps://www.nhl.com/stars/news/net-gain/c-290532304<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The Dallas Stars solidified their present goaltending picture by acquiring <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-1259C6399831DDEFFC4A7">Ben Bishop</span> this offseason and then signing him to a six-year contract. The team's goaltending future is looking bright as well, especially with the addition of Jake Oettinger, whom the Stars took with their second pick in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft.</p><p>The Stars were high enough on Oettinger that they traded up in the draft, moving from the 29<sup>th</sup> overall pick to 26<sup>th</sup> to grab the 18-year-old netminder out of Boston University.</p><p>"He was one of the top goalies in the draft," said Stars GM Jim Nill. "And he's a guy we wanted bad."</p></div>Mark StepneskiFri, 28 Jul 2017 17:44:13 +0000