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The goaltender was signed to bring stability to the Stars’ crease, but he has been drastically outplayed by those already on the roster.
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.
Both players project to be AHL players, bolstering the Stars’ organizational depth on the blueline.
Holtby joins a crowded crease in Dallas in what is one of the most stunning free agency moves of the day (so far).
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.
Dickinson was favored to be selected from Dallas by the Seattle Kraken in the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft.
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.
The decision allows the Dallas Stars to protect Anton Khudobin, who would have otherwise been exposed to the Seattle Kraken.
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.
They’re a year older, they’ve had the summer off, and there are contracts coming off of the books at the end of the year. Is the upcoming season Stanley Cup or bust for the Dallas Stars?
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 Stars need to pay Miro Heiskanen, find him a reliable partner, and prepare for the end of John Klingberg’s team-friendly deal. Where does all of this lead?
Over the next month, we’ll be evaluating numerous trades and signings. Understanding the Stars’ current cap situation will help us keep grounded in reality.
Jack Eichel is the hottest name on the market right now. What would it take to get him in Victory Green?
Dallas has three NHL quality netminders, but there are questions about each. General manager Jim Nill will need all of his jedi skills to navigate his way through this offseason.
Joe Pavelski forced the Dallas Stars’ hand. When it comes to Seattle expansion, it’s gonna be either Radek Faksa or Jason Dickinson left unprotected. The decision is, for my money, an easy one.
The Dallas Stars aren’t looking to trade for Seth Jones, but maybe there’s a universe where it makes sense to bring Jones home.
Some new faces help make the organization’s prospect pool the best and most balanced it has looked in quite some time.
Worth $3.25M annually, Faksa will be under contract through the 2024-25 season.
The backup goaltender — that stole hearts and kept dreams alive in the playoffs — will stay in Dallas.
He may be young, but the Stars’ 2017 first-rounder is more than capable of stepping up to the plate.