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Rick Bowness Stepping Aside As Dallas Stars Coach

Assistant Coaches Derek Laxdal, John Stevens, and Todd Nelson also let go.

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Friday Links: The Bowness Question

Will the Stars’ head coach be back next season or not? Plus, Stanley Cup playoff updates, news in the world of women’s hockey, and more.

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Wednesday Links: The Klingberg Quandary

Will he stay or will he go? Plus, what comes next for the Stars, the second round begins, and more.

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Afterwords: The End and the Beginning

Jake Oettinger’s legendary performance was not enough to push Dallas past Calgary, and now the offseason looms...

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Monday Links: Heartbreak

Despite their best efforts, the Stars’ season is over after a Game 7 OT loss to Calgary. Plus, showering Jake Oettinger with praise, taking a look at the second round, and more.

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Stars squander another brilliant performance from Oettinger in Game 7 OT loss in Calgary

Stars exit the first round after a 3-2 loss in overtime in Game 7.

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GAME DAY THREAD: Stars vs. Flames (8:30 PM CT) - Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 6

Win-or-stay-home time.

Friday Links: Let Us Now Praise Joe Pavelski

Like a fine wine, Captain America has gotten better with age. Plus, meet the Hart Trophy finalists, the #IIHFWorlds begin, and more.

Afterwords: That’s A Kick To The Plums

Did the Stars collapse in the third period last night? Or was it the expected result of the team’s lead-defending strategy?

Thursday Links: 40, Not 60

The Stars put forth a 40 minute effort last night, but that clearly was not enough. Plus, playoff updates, a mock draft, and more.

Dallas collapses in Game Five: lose 3-1

The Dallas Stars dropped game five 3-1 after a third period collapse. Calgary fired sixteen shots on net and score three unanswered goals to complete a comeback victory.

GAME DAY THREAD: Stars @ Flames (8:30 PM CT) - Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 5

With the series tied at 2, the Stars look to reset - and retake the lead - in the Saddledome.

Wednesday Links: Rebooting Robo

Job One: ending Jason Robertson’s four-game goal drought. Plus, this year’s Calder Trophy finalists, Force 11 from Cedar Park, and more.

Stargazing, Episode 173: Got A Match?

The Stars may need a spark if they want to make it out of Round 1. Wes and Mark look for ways to get a fire going.

Afterwords: Hung Out to Dry

Oettinger is the only reason Dallas is still alive this series, but the Stars can’t continue to rely on him like this.

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Making Sense of the Series

The Dallas Stars have wrapped up their home games before taking their act back to Calgary. There is plenty for the team to clean-up as the team finds themselves tied two games apiece in the series.

Tuesday Links: Oettinger Appreciation Thread

The Stars are tied 2-2 with the Flames, and it’s all thanks to the man in net. Plus, the NHL Draft Lottery is tonight, the Islanders fire Barry Trotz, and more.

Stars Engulfed by Flames, Series Now Tied 2-2

And Jake Oettinger deserved better.

GAME DAY THREAD: Stars vs. Flames (8:30 PM CT) - Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 4

Ready when you are.

Monday Links: Killer Klinger

John Klingberg, of all people, is the league leader in playoffs penalty minutes, and it’s knocked the Flames off their game. Plus, Trotz is out, the new AHL and ECHL schedules are in, and more.

Dallas vs Calgary: Stars look to take a commanding series lead

The Stars have a chance to push Calgary to the brink of elimination tonight with a win.

Stargazing, Episode 172: Yard Sale Or Track Meet?

Can the Stars get a Round 1 upset by playing "Stars hockey"? Wes, Taylor and Rob examine the case.

Afterwords: Breaking Down the Offense

Dallas finally broke through offensively, so let’s take a deep dive into it

Stars beat Flames 4-2 in Game 3

Behind timely goal scoring and strong net-minding the Dallas Stars downed the Calgary Flames 4-2. The win pushes the Stars to a 2-1 series lead with Game 4 on Monday night.

GAME DAY THREAD: Stars vs. Flames (8:30 PM CT) - Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 3

The Stars glide into American Airlines Center with a tied series and a lot to play for.

Stars Return to Dallas Deadlocked with the Flames

Call it what you will, Stars Hockey is keeping this series competitive, and that can’t sit well with Calgary.

Afterwords: That’s My Type

It was another low-event game, but that’s just how Dallas likes it.

Friday Links: Grinding it Out

The Stars-Flames series has been a low scoring affair so far, just how Dallas likes it. Plus, the NHL Central Scouting rankings, Conn Smythe voting, and more.

Jake Oettinger Shuts Out Flames, Stars Even Playoff Series

Dallas did what every team starting on the road in the playoffs wants to do: get a win in the opponent’s building.

GAME DAY THREAD: Stars @ Flames (9 PM CST) - Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 2

There are no moral victories in the playoffs. Can the Stars put together the complete effort that will tie up the series?

Thursday Links: The Path Forward

Did Dallas show enough of the stuff during a tough loss? Mike Heika says yes. Plus, Robo’s King Clancy nomination, the Arizona Coyotes’ new home, and more.

Dallas Stars Face Confident Calgary Flames in Game 2

If there is a switch to be flipped, now is the time to do it.

Stargazing, Episode 171: Flame On

Can the Stars strike back in Calgary? Wes and Taylor examine the signs.

Afterwords: Incomplete Effort Dooms Stars In Game 1

There were some positive takeaways from last night’s loss, but the Stars have a lot to work on if they want to upset Calgary.

Wednesday Links: Overwhelmed Early

The Stars were able to recover, but a rough first period was enough to secure a Game 1 loss. Plus, Stanley Cup playoff updates, a curious decision by the Canucks, and more.

Game 1: Flames down Stars 1-0

The Dallas Stars were defeated by the Calgary Flames 1-0 in Game 1 of their first round series. In a penalty filled affair, the Flames cashed in on their first chance and locked down Dallas for the remainder of the evening.

GAME DAY THREAD: Stars vs. Flames (9 PM CST) - Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 1

The Stars are built for the playoffs, and now they have a chance to prove it.

Tuesday Links: Passing The Torch

A new core is stepping up. Can they bring the Stars closer to their next Cup? Plus, Round 1 begins, refs really can call playoffs penalties, and more.