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.
NHL Trade Deadline
With most people focusing on the Stars’ primary GM these days, perhaps it’d be nice to read about one of the assistants instead. Plus, recapping the NHL trade deadline, a John Tavares "tribute" video goes viral, and more.
If the Stars want to swing big this trade deadline, why not try to catch the biggest fish of all?
The season-long drama that is the Stars offense has yet to be constructively addressed. With the team entering a tough home stand and another road trip, waiting for the deadline shouldn’t have been an option.
Neither Valeri Nichushkin not Brett Ritchie seem to be solidifying their spot in the rotation. Perhaps it’s time to try something else.
Matt Duchene would be a great player for Dallas. But should they trade for him?
The NHL trade deadline is fast approaching on February 26. Will GM Jim Nill partake in trade talks before then?
The expansion draft continues to hinder the trade deadline, and everything in between, but what does that mean for Dallas both short and long term?
Matching Minors: The Fate of the Furious Stars, Goaltending Triage, Coaching Inevitabilities, and the Trade Deadline
Robert and David break down everything you need to know about the season’s struggles thus far for Dallas, and everything you don’t about the cultural importance of Norm MacDonald.
Dallas Stars forward Erik Cole is receiving some significant interest along with Shawn Horcoff. Elsewhere in the league there have been some trades as Fleischmann was traded to Anaheim and Gleason to the Washington Capitals.
There's also some interesting notes about Stars players that are potentially up for grabs.