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Playoff Hockey Watching Thread As Stars Rest

More playoff hockey. Get your dose in now, because before you know it we're in the doldrums of August and begging for hockey to return.

Playoff Hockey Watching Thread As Stars Rest

More playoff hockey. Get your dose in now, because before you know it we're in the doldrums of August and begging for hockey to return.

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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.

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.

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Two 40 Year Old Former Superstars Face Off

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

Two 40 Year Old Former Superstars Face Off

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

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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...

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!

2014 NHL Playoffs: DBD West Round 1 Predictions

Defending Big D puts together their predictions for the western conference matchups for round 1 of the 2014 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.

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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.

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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.

Breaking Down the Ducks

All the basics you need to know about the Anaheim Ducks skaters.

In the Ducks' Net: Hiller Out? Andersen In?

Dallas' starter is not exactly a mystery, but the Ducks have options they're considering.

Antoine Roussel, The Most Hated Man In Hockey

Can Antoine Roussel be a difference maker for the Dallas Stars in the postseason?

2014 NHL Playoffs: DBD East Round 1 Predictions

Defending Big D puts together their predictions for the eastern conference matchups for round 1 of the 2014 playoffs.

Links: Stars? Or Ducks? Sharks or Kings? Avs or...

In which everyone flips a coin and picks the winners of the first round, Barry Trotz moves on to greener pastures, and is it Wednesday already?

Stars, Robidas Collision Course Set in First Round

The long-time Dallas defenseman will face his former team in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. How much of a difference will that actually make?

Prospect Update: OHL Prospects Reach Finals

Nick Paul and Jason Dickinson have made it through to their respective conference finals in the OHL Playoffs.

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