Tag: Dallas Stars

Talking fitness, hockey, and more with Brenden Dillon

I recently caught up with Dallas Stars defenseman and Surrey, BC’s Brenden Dillon. We talked fitness, nutrition, the Stars, his homecoming game in Vancouver, and a lot more. The Dallas Stars-focused part of the interview has been published at DefendingBigD.




The Dallas Stars in 2012: A Year in Review (Part II)

This post was originally published over at DefendingBigD. In the final part of my 2012 year in review series, I will count down the top five stories relating to the Dallas Starsfrom the past year. In Part I, I looked at the busy summer for Joe Nieuwendyk, the new jerseys, the return of Jim Lites, and more.




The Dallas Stars in 2012: A Year in Review

Read this post in its entirety over at DefendingBigD. 2012 was a year of change for the Dallas Stars. Tom Gaglardi assumed ownership of the organization at the end of 2011, and he started to put his fingerprints on operations soon after. On the ice, the Stars once again faded down the stretch, falling short




What Are the Expectations for Derek Roy?

When Dallas acquired Derek Roy this summer, I thought the move was a great one for the team. Not only did they massively upgrade the second line center spot, but they added an accomplished top-six forward still in his prime. And the best part – they bought low.




What Will Jamie Benn’s Next Contract Look Like?

Originally published at DefendingBigD. Regardless of what is contained in the new yet-to-be-agreed-upon CBA between the NHL and NHLPA, the contract landscape in the league is going to be very different than it was between 2004-05 and 2011-12.




The Tenacious Cody Eakin – Dallas Stars

Cody Eakin is a player that the Dallas Stars had coveted for quite some time before trading for him earlier this summer. He is now a significant part of the culture change in Dallas. Eakin relied on tenacity, work ethic, and hockey instincts to set himself apart from his peers during his time in the