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NHL Free Agency

Opinion: The Braden Holtby Signing Is A Huge Gamble That May Not Pay Off

The goaltender was signed to bring stability to the Stars’ crease, but he has been drastically outplayed by those already on the roster.

Analysis: Ryan Suter could be a good fit, but it comes with some risk for the Dallas Stars

With Ryan Suter signed for the next four years, the Dallas Stars get their veteran top four defender. He could be a good fit, but it’s easy to see the move going the other way too.

Stars Sign Defensemen Andreas Borgman and Alexander Petrovic

Both players project to be AHL players, bolstering the Stars’ organizational depth on the blueline.

Stars Sign Goaltender Braden Holtby to 1-Year, $2M Contract

Holtby joins a crowded crease in Dallas in what is one of the most stunning free agency moves of the day (so far).

Stars Sign Defenseman Ryan Suter to 4-Year, $14.6M Contract

Carrying an AAV of $3.65M, the 36 year old defenseman serves as a replacement for Jamie Oleksiak, who was taken in the NHL Expansion Draft.

Tuesday Links: Could Ryan Suter End Up in Dallas?

The defenseman has been linked to the Stars practically since he was bought out by the Wild. Plus, NHL Draft grades, Free Agency rumors, and more.

How Could Blake Coleman Fit Into the Dallas Stars’ Plans Next Season?

Blake Coleman seems like the perfect fit for the Dallas Stars next season. He is. But it’s complicated.

Dallas Stars Sign Julius Honka to One-Year Deal

The Stars’ 2014 first-rounder returns to North America after spending the past year in Finland.

Monday Links: Another Chance to Win

One of the main reasons Anton Khudobin elected to re-sign with Dallas was another chance to win the Stanley Cup. Plus, free agency news, free agency news, and more free agency news.

Dallas Stars Sign Radek Faksa to Five-Year, $16.25M Contract Extension

Worth $3.25M annually, Faksa will be under contract through the 2024-25 season.

Dallas Stars Re-sign Anton Khudobin to Three-Year, $10 Million Deal

The backup goaltender — that stole hearts and kept dreams alive in the playoffs — will stay in Dallas.

2020 NHL Free Agency Open Thread

Free agency comes close on the heels of the draft. Who will be re-signed? Who will be traded?

Why Jake Oettinger Might Be the Best Backup Option for Dallas

He may be young, but the Stars’ 2017 first-rounder is more than capable of stepping up to the plate.

The Window of Opportunity and the Mirage of Depth

The Stars utilized their prospects during the Stanley Cup Final. Heading into the 2020-21 season, there are question marks everywhere, but the window is far from closed.

Off-season Goaltender Targets for Dallas

We take a look at some potential replacements for Anton Khudobin should he not re-sign with Dallas.

Will Anton Khudobin Re-sign with Dallas?

The Stars’ backup goaltender was one of the best stories of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs, but that has likely priced him out of Dallas.

Dallas Stars Announce Qualifying Offers

The Stars will retain negotiating rights for Radek Faksa, Denis Gurianov, Roope Hitntz, and Joel L’Esperance.

The Kids Are Coming

In years past, the Stars approached free agency with an open pocketbook aimed at the game’s top targets. This year could be a different story with a crop of young prospects knocking on the door for a promotion.

Free Agency Primer: Filling the Gaps

Free agency is days away, which means the Stars have to turn around and address the roster gaps. Where can they improve, where are the gaps, and which ones are a priority for the defending Western Conference champions?

Offer Sheets: Superstars Shouldn’t Be The Only Targets

Trades, buyouts, and waivers are all business decisions. Offer sheets are personal, but they shouldn’t be — and they should be used more.

Free Agency Grades: How the Dallas Stars Stack Up after July 1st

No Zuccarello, no Stralman, and one of the most loathed opponents in Dallas made July 1st a bit of an unexpected update for the Stars. How do they stack up now?

Dallas Deals Strong Hand Heading Into Next Season

Another off-season, another flurry of Dallas Stars deals. GM Jim Nill landed a big fish and several other pieces in a busy day, but do these deals make the Dallas Stars better? Spoiler alert: they do.

Stars Sign Joe Pavelski To Three-Year, $21 Million Contract

The former San Jose captain is taking his talents to Dallas in his pursuit for a Stanley Cup.

Dallas Signs Andrej Sekera To One-Year, $1.5 Million Contract

Sekera will bring decent defensive depth to the Stars — if he can stay healthy.

Dallas Signs Corey Perry To One-Year, $1.5 Million Deal

Coming off of a buyout, the former Anaheim sniper is taking a one-year prove-it deal with Dallas.

Monday Links: Free Agent Frenzy

The Stars are expected to sign Joe Pavelski and Corey Perry today. Plus, other free agency news, and that’s about it.

Trade Target: Phil Kessel

Does this case need to be made? Can I just post his name and his point totals over and over again? No? Okay.

Free Agent Roundup: Johansson, Wilson, Dzingel

The Stars find themselves in need of offense as they go into the summer. If the team fails to acquire a top-end talent, keep an eye on Ryan Dzingel, Marcus Johansson, and Collin Wilson.

Dallas Should Target a Top-Four Defenseman Via Trade, Not UFA

Given the lack of quality defensemen available this free agency, the Stars are better off looking at potential trade options.

Free Agent Profile: Joe Pavelski

Don’t let his age scare you. Pavelski is arguably the best top-six center in the unrestricted free agent class this year.

Dallas Stars Acquire Ryan Hartman In Exchange For Tyler Pitlick

The Stars announced this afternoon that they have acquired Ryan Hartman via trade from the Philadelphia Flyers. The Stars sent over winger Tyler Pitlick in the deal.

Free Agent Profile: Jake Gardiner

Gardiner is the top defenseman on the market, but will he be too expensive for Dallas?