Screen Shots: Dallas Stars Coaching Search and David Perron’s Brilliance

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports It’s time for another Screen Shots column, in which we examine two or three hockey topics in more succinct manners. Let’s do away with the formalities of the opening paragraph and get right to it: – Now that the Dallas Stars and head coach Rick Bowness have parted ways, attention … Read more

Dallas Stars’ Rick Bowness stepping down after three seasons as head coach

Rick Bowness is stepping aside as Dallas Stars head coach after three seasons, the team announced on Friday. Bowness, 67, had his two-year contract expire after the Stars were eliminated by the Calgary Flames in seven games in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs. Assistant coaches Derek Laxdal, John Stevens and Todd Nelson … Read more

Tyler Seguin reveals he played with a fractured foot in playoffs

FRISCO, Texas – Injuries are almost inevitable in the playoffs, and on Tuesday the number of Stars on that list included Tyler Seguin. The veteran forward revealed in his exit interview that he fractured his foot in Game 1 of the first round against the Calgary Flames but managed to play through it in the … Read more

Rick Bowness, 67, plans to keep coaching, still has’ lots of fire left ‘after Dallas Stars’ postseason exit

FRISCO, Texas – Rick Bowness has been on an NHL bench for a record 2,562 regular-season games as a head coach or an assistant over nearly four decades. The 67-year-old coach is not ready to be done yet even though he is at the end of his contract with the Dallas Stars. “The playoffs bring … Read more

Klingberg wants to re-sign, remain with Stars

FRISCO, Texas – John Klingberg said Tuesday he would prefer to remain with the Dallas Stars, with whom he has played his entire eight-year NHL career, despite the fact he can become an unrestricted free agent July 13. “At the end of the day, I always want to stay here,” Klingberg said Tuesday, two days … Read more

NHL playoff predictions 2022: Second-round winners, Stanley Cup champion, MVP and more

The second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs is here, with the Tampa Bay Lightning – Florida Panthers and St. Louis Blues – Colorado Avalanche series opening Tuesday, and the New York Rangers – Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers – Calgary Flames series opening Wednesday. What do we expect to happen when the games … Read more

Stars out due to lack of offense, overreliance on Oettinger

The Dallas Stars were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Calgary Flames, losing 3-2 in overtime in Game 7 of the Western Conference First Round on Sunday. Dallas (46-30-6) was the first wild card into the playoffs from the Western Conference. The Stars made the playoffs after not qualifying last season. They advanced … Read more

Most valuable player of each first-round series selected by

One of the most amazing first rounds in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs ended Sunday with overtime decisions in each Game 7 played. Three other Game 7s were decided Saturday. The eight first-round series – seven of which required at least six games – were filled with amazing individual performances and clutch heroics. … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Oettinger stellar for Stars in Game 7 loss

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2022 NHL postseason. There are no playoff games scheduled for Monday, the 16th day of the postseason. The second round begins Tuesday. On Tap There are no games scheduled for Monday. What We Learned Panarin finds the right time to shine New … Read more

Oettinger makes 64 saves for Stars in Game 7 OT loss

CALGARY – Johnny Gaudreau raised his hands in the air, the forward jumping up as linemate Elias Lindholm hugged him after the Calgary Flames finally won after 134 shot attempts in Game 7 of the Western Conference First Round against the Dallas Stars at Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday. Sixty-seven of those shots got through to … Read more