Dallas Stars Daily Links: Catch and Release

The Stars have chosen not to re-sign several former draft picks. Plus, the Blues beat the Bruins, trade targets, and more.

Yesterday, the Dallas Stars PR team reported that the Stars had elected to not sign several former draft picks:

The name that will catch most fans’ eyes is Jermaine Loewen, who was the first ever Jamaican-born draft pick when the Stars selected him in the seventh round last year. As for the rest, our own Derek Neumeier wasn’t surprised that they weren’t re-signed, though he felt Liam Hawel was likely closer to being kept than the rest.

In other Stars news, there is none. Man I hate the offseason...

Around the League

The St. Louis Blues bounced back from a terrible game against the Boston Bruins, tying up the series 2-2:

Might the Anaheim Ducks poach either Todd Nelson or Rick Bowness from the Stars? I doubt it, but it’s quite possible:

If someone ever complains about a player not being “clutch” come playoff time, show them this list:

Speaking of lists, add these players to yours next time you play armchair GM:

Good grief, one trade has already happened. The Philadelphia Flyers sent a fifth round pick to the Winnipeg Jets for the rights to Kevin Hayes:

Finally, here’s a cool piece on NHL players and the social media landscape: