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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 of the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. Gaglardi promised change, and he delivered. Off the ice, he brought in some fresh blood (and a familiar face) to help get things back on track.