By ‘rematch’ I mean a return to the Stanley Cup Finals, but using the Tampa Bay Lightning as the standard to grade them against is a fun exercise with surprising results.
Jamie Oleksiak has turned into the player Dallas believed him to be when he was drafted. Why would it make sense to let him walk? That’s the four plus million dollar question.
Jim Nill loves landing the big fish. He likely won’t have the cap to do that for the 2021-2022 season. But this offseason’s bargain bin offers plenty of small fish who can play big games.
The stage is set, with the Canadiens vs. the Golden Knights, and the Lightning vs. the Islanders. Do the Dallas Stars have anything in common with them? If not, what can they learn?
Roope Hintz might have been Dallas’ best player, and best of all, Dallas may simply be scratching the surface. There’s a small catch, however.
Miro Heiskanen didn’t have a season up to his usual standards. How much of that was on the season’s struggles versus the struggles of Dallas’s system not creating offense?
The Dallas Stars want to focus on quality over quantity, and they’re doing a good job of it. So why does it feel like it doesn’t matter?
During the month of February, the Dallas Stars played four one-goal games against quality opponents. How did interim head coach Rick Bowness deploy his dynamic wingers in those close contests?
Systems analysis: ‘Attention to detail’ can’t just apply to defense if the Dallas Stars want to improve
The Dallas Stars have some serious problems on offense under interim head coach Rick Bowness, but the problems run even deeper.
The Stars look to improve on a top-five defensive performance, but there are lingering questions and promising choices.
The goaltending tandem of Bishop and Khudobin have been stellar. But just what does that mean for the Stars heading into the playoff push?
Fancy stats are not about raw numbers. They’re about mass psychology. More numbers won’t mean better info if the mindset hasn’t changed.
The Dallas Stars need to make a move for scoring. Once upon a time, Julius Honka would have been a critical piece in any big trade involving the Dallas Stars. Unfortunately, four years of misuse have rendered the idea of Honka as a serious prospect a serious fairy tale.
After the Stars’ CEO publicly aired his thoughts about Benn and Seguin not performing well enough, a lot was left unsaid about the lack of depth on the roster. Today, we look into the data to compare depth scoring around the league.
The Dallas Stars are among the league’s worst in producing goals. How do their top three scorers compare to the rest of the league?
Jim Montgomery looks like he’ll blend the old school with the new school for the 2018-2019 season. Unfortunately we have to wait and see whether that’s good or bad, but it looks good.
Stars fans want optimism now that the Erik Karlsson rumors have died down. But maybe Dallas’ blue line will be enough to help their biggest problem from last season — secondary scoring.
Why Ken Hitchcock deserves most of the blame for the Dallas Stars’ 2017-2018 failures.
The 24-year-old Stars center isn’t getting nearly enough attention as one of the NHL’s best defensive forwards
Spoiler alert: there’s not much chemistry - unless you get to play with Radek Faksa
Dallas is good at home, but bad on the road. Is it because of Ken Hitchcock’s roster decisions? Maybe.
Analyzing what Ken Hitchcock is seeing with the young, talented blueliner.
Dallas has the NHL’s top power play in literally decades. What’s there to be sad about?
The Stars will score more, but how much more?
It seems like Stephen Johns and Jamie Oleksiak are competing for protection in expansion. The numbers say this is a red herring.
The Dallas Stars officially own the worst penalty kill in 20 years. How has it all gone wrong?
According to Lindy Ruff, Jim Nill, and a lot of observers, John Klingberg and Esa Lindell have chemistry. Do the numbers agree or disagree?
The Dallas Stars often get beat up in the media for their goaltending, but this season their netminders have stabilized. Drafting and developing one, however, remains an issue.
There are a lot of explanations for why Dallas isn’t the team they were last season, but what’s the problem with who the Stars are now?