Dallas Stars Daily Links: Stars Fall Flat Against Avalanche

At least it wasn’t a shutout? Plus, Ty Dellandrea made his professional debut, an update to the Western Conference playoff race, and more.

Well that wasn’t much fun, was it?

Let’s just jump straight into the highlights so we can be done talking about last nights loss to the Colorado Avalanche. First up is Tyler Seguin finally snapping his goal-scoring drought:

And, uhh, that’s pretty much it. Breaking news: the Dallas Stars have a scoring problem. At least their goaltending is legit?

Speaking of whom, here’s Bishop — and his sweet hat — on the loss:

Here’s what Jim Montgomery had to say:

More Stars News

Ty Dellandrea made his professional debut on Wednesday with the Texas Stars. As someone who saw him in person, he was pretty electrifying:

Here’s a look at just what Texas is getting from Dellandrea as they make their final playoff push:

This isn’t exactly Stars specific, but a certain 2016-17 team ended up #3 on this list...

Wild Wild West

It was a mixed bag last night as far as the Western Conference playoff race is concerned:

  • The St. Louis Blues gave themselves a four point cushion over Dallas for third in the division with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings. [Winging it in Motown]
  • Meanwhile the Chicago Blackhawks’ hopes of a late-season playoff push took a hit with a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Finally, the Arizona Coyotes are dangerously close of falling out of a playoff spot after losing 4-2 to the Florida Panthers. [NHL]/

Here’s a nice look at the Coyotes’ reason for hope heading forward, goaltender Darcy Kuemper:

Are you happy with what you see here? If yes, do I need to redirect you to the HNIC video about late season collapses?!?

Around the League

Look, I’m not saying this is Jim Lites-level bad, but it’s still a bad soundbite from the Edmonton Oilers CEO:

While Dallas fans have become infatuated with Miro Heiskanen, fellow rookie defenseman Rasmus Dahlin is also having quite the season:

Speaking of young defenseman, here’s a nice story on Colorado prospect Cale Makar, who was picked one spot after Heiskanen in the 2017 NHL Draft:

Finally, the final two weeks of the season are almost upon us, and DownGoesBrown is here to remind you that not all nights are created equally: