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NHL Playoffs

Western Conference Finals Predictions: Vegas vs Dallas

Will the Stars return to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years? Our staff weighs in.

Third Round Primer: Breaking Down the Golden Knights

The Stars advanced to the Western Conference Final for the first time since 2008 thanks to their dramatic Game 7 win on Friday. They now face a Golden Knights team that is talented, deep, and dangerous.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 7)

Everything is on the line in this game.

Stars Can’t Close Out Series, Avalanche Win 4-1

Game 7 happens Friday for all the marbles.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 6)

Game 6. Who’s ready?

Breaking Down The Breakdown in Game 5

Dallas spiraled to start and could never recover as Colorado forced Game 6. The details show an ugly start that saw Dallas completely abandon their style.

Stars Give Up Five in First Period, Lose 6-3


Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 5)

Game 5. The second half of a back-to-back.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 4)

Game 4 in what’s turned out to be an interesting playoff series.

NHL Players Join Protests Against Racial Injustice

After opting to continue play last night, the NHLPA and NHL have agreed to postpone all postseason games previously scheduled for today and tomorrow.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 3)

The Stars lead the series 2-0.

Dallas Looks to Maintain Pressure Against Colorado in Game 3

The bounces went the Stars’ way in Game 2, but offensive zone execution is needed to keep the Avalanche down.

Stars Score Four in Second Period, Defeat Avalanche 5-2

Dallas now leads Colorado 2-0 in the series after outscoring the Avalanche 10-5 through the first two games.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 2)

Game 1 was a wild ride. How will Game 2 shape up?

Avalanche Look for Depth Contributions Against Stars in Game 2

On the way to the supposed Colorado coronation, Dallas proves that nothing is pre-ordained.

Stark Reminders: Eights Across The Board

The Stars of Game 6 showed up in Game 1. Five goals later, they lead the series against the Avalanche, 1-0.

Stars Outshine Avalanche, Win 5-3 in Game 1

Just as predicted.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Avalanche (Game 1)

And then there were four in the West.

Second Round Predictions: Colorado vs Dallas

How does our staff think the Stars will fare against the high-flying Avalanche?

No Extra Motivation Required as Stars Face Avalanche

With no Round 1 games scheduled for a Saturday night, Dallas and Colorado get the call and the NHL’s spotlight.

Stark Reminders: The Scorianov Strikes Back

Goals. So many goals. And almost as many Star Wars references.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Flames (Game 6)

Will the Stars do the thing tonight?

Stars Can Eliminate Flames with Game 6 Win

Dallas has flipped the narrative on Calgary, but there is still one victory needed. Colorado is waiting in the wings for the winner of the series.

Stark Reminders: Flying Benn Formation

Jamie Benn can fly. Anton Khudobin can bend physics. Anything can happen in chaos-driven playoff hockey.

Stars Outplay Flames Again, Win 2-1 to Take Series Lead

Dallas is now up 3-2 in the series against Calgary, with only one more win needed to advance.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Flames (Game 5)

Game 5. The series is tied 2-2.

Stars Look to Ride Momentum Against Flames in Game 5

Things are clicking in the offensive end, but a no-show by the third defensive pair is keeping the top four on the ice for extended time.

Stark Reminders: 76 Minutes of Pure Chaos

What. A. Game.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Flames (Game 4)

Game 4 in a best-of-seven series. Let’s do this.

Stars Look to Convert Chances Against Flames in Game 4

Outplaying the Flames isn’t enough. The Stars need to convert on their chances to even up the series.

Stark Reminders: Hulk and Hyde

This one goes in the "yikes" book.

Gameday Thread: Stars vs Flames (Game 3)

The Stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of — Edmonton?