Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Stars Play All Their Cards During Day 2 of the NHL Draft

Learn more about the new Victory Green crew. Plus, the 2016 draft's winners and losers, and the best moments from the weekend.

With two slots in the lucky fifth round, the Dallas Stars used all their picks during the second day of the 2016 NHL Draft. You want size, speed, hockey IQ, a certain level of Swedishness? If you have a prospect fetish, you probably got served.

Say hello to the newest members of the Victory Green Brigade, with their draft positions and current teams:

Some of the new prospects shared their excitement on social media, and now you know where to find them.

Meanwhile, the Stars would like you to learn more about left wing Riley Tufte (starting with his name, which is pronounced TUF-tee). Here's the new first-rounder in Victory Green, mic'ed up.

Bid a bittersweet farewell to netminding prospect Jack Campbell, who went to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for blueliner Nick Ebert. [Stars Inside Edge]

Razor, who knows a little about goaltending, explained why the move benefits Captain America as much as anyone.

And Jim Nill spoke his mind at the end of it all with Josh Bogorad.


Now that the draft is over, the Stars look all quiet on the free-agency front. [SportsDayDFW]

And Mike Heika uses the Campbell trade as the starting point for a lesson in expectations management. [SportsDayDFW]

There was plenty going on elsewhere this weekend, including with the Panthers, who dealt defender Dmitry Kulikov and the No. 33 pick to the Sabres for blueliner Mark Pysyk and picks 38 and 89.

And now that Buffalo has a defender from the Sunshine State, they're going after a forward. If you just guessed Steven Stamkos, you're not wrong. [Olean Times Herald]

Did Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning tamper with Stamkos and other players under contract last week? That's what the NHL would like to know. [Tampa Bay Times]

Rumors abounded on Friday night that the Lightning and the Stars were working on a Ben Bishop trade.

It looks as if Bish will start the season in Tampa Bay – but GM Steve Yzerman expects to lose a goalie in the expansion draft if he doesn't make a trade eventually. [Tampa Bay Times]

Allan Muir recaps some of the more notable picks from this weekend, as well as some of the most shocking undrafted names. [Sports Illustrated]

Elsewhere, Gare Joyce picks the winners and losers of the weekend. [Sportsnet]

Also at Sportsnet: Jim Nill passing off the Stars' first-round announcement to Lindy Ruff – to the wild applause of the Buffalo faithful – made Luke Fox's list of the 16 best moments of the 2016 draft. [Sportsnet]

And CSN Chicago grades the Murder Death Kill Division on each team's draft haul. [CSN Chicago]

In all the other excitement, did you even notice that Auston Matthews is now the first player to wear the new Toronto Maple Leafs sweater? Chris Smith of Icethetics has more on uniform, logo and commemorative patch sightings.

Hockey Hall of Famer Ray Bourque was arrested Friday night on DWI charges after a two-car collision in Andover, Massachusetts. [WCVB]

Finally: One last look from Icethetics at every NHL jersey that now adorns the class of 2016.