GDT #2

Great start to the game. Keep It rolling.

GDT #2

Great start to the game. Keep It rolling.


Game #2 GDT: Stars vs. Ducks

The Dallas Stars are looking to rebound from a tough Game 1 loss and even up the series headed back to Texas.

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Dallas Has Positives To Take Into Game 2 Tonight

Losses are bad, especially in the playoffs. This one looked terrible until the Stars got all of their cogs turning in the right direction. Let's look at the positives from the game.

What do the Stars do about the third pair?

Exploring the Dallas Stars options on the third defensive pair.

Dallas Stars Special Teams Must Improve. Fast.

The Dallas Stars power play failed them when it was needed the most in Game 1. Can the special teams recover for a crucial Game 2 matchup?

Preview: Looking to Bounce Back

Ryan Getzlaf got even uglier after taking a puck to his unprotected face, but he will play in game two.

Daily Links: Blues and Avalanche Win In Overtime

In which the Avs and Blues follow late game heroics with overtime wins, LA tries to one-up the Stars by going 5 goals down at the midway point of a game, and Brenden Dillon's status remains a mystery...

Dillon Stays Off Ice; Seguin Chats with The Ticket

Dillon one of several players not to appear at the optional skate as he tries to come back from a lower-body injury.

Two 40 Year Old Former Superstars Face Off

Teemu Selanne and Ray Whitney take another stab at the Cup.

Texas Stars Report: Best in the League, Guaranteed

Your Texas Stars are the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy winners, owner's of the league's best record, and on a 13 game point streak. Rookie of the year in the bag and possibly more to come...

Observations: Heart, Character Just Not Enough

That game was frustrating and disappointing, but the Stars showed enough heart and grit to prove this won't be as easy a series at that first period might suggest.

Game 1 By The Numbers

A look at game 1 between the Ducks and Stars, with an analytical twist.


Dallas Stars Daily Links: So It Begins...

In which the Stars get the start time wrong and miss the first period, Anaheim nearly hilariously blows a 4 goal lead, and the Stars are in the playoffs!

Dallas Stars Drop Game 1 To Anaheim Ducks 4-3

A late surge by the Dallas Stars brought them up just short of forcing extra time tonight in game one of the NHL playoffs.


Playoff Game #1 Gameday Thread: Stars @ Ducks

It's on.

Playoffs Watching Thread: East Round 1 Games

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets square off, with the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning following up not long after as first round action gets underway.

Breaking Down the Ducks' Regular Season Schedule

Anaheim piled up 116 points this season, but how much was due to feasting on Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver?

Dillon Not At Morning Skate; Andersen In Net

Aaron Rome looks like he could be in the lineup for the Dallas Stars playoff opener against the Anaheim Ducks, who are starting their more experienced rookie in net.

Stargazing, Episode #45: Dallas Stars Playoffs

The editors and special guest/Defending Big D founder met last night to talk about the Dallas Stars going to the playoffs. In audio form, our thoughts on what it all means in Big D.

Can the Stars Really Make Some Noise?

Brandon and I kick around some of the issues of the day while waiting for game 1 to begin...

Predictions: Dallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks Series

The Dallas Stars are in the playoffs, and Defending Big D gets the pleasure of predicting a playoff series for the team we devote our passion to throughout the season.

Preview: Game 1- Tonight!

Six years worth of playoff drought ends for the Dallas Stars tonight at 9:00pm CST in Anaheim.

Stars Daily Links: Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy

In which I, and others, but mainly others, go in depth on this series, Jonas Hiller wonders where it all went wrong, and the Stars are in the playoffs!

Dillon Misses Practice, Game-Day Decision

The Stars defenseman didn't practice but will have his status reevaluated before the start of his team's series against the Anahiem Ducks.

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