1. Teuvo's Chances Slim to Start Season in NHL

    Teuvo Teravainen has stated he wants to begin the 2014-15 season with the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 19 days ago 835 reads 0 comments

  2. Agent: No Talks with Hawks About Trading Oduya

    The Chicago Blackhawks are going to have to trade someone before the season begins to get under the salary cap...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 19 days ago 421 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks Face a Much Tougher Central Division in 2014-15 Season

    After the glory that was the record-setting 2012-13 Stanley Cup season, the Chicago Blackhawks found themselves in a struggle last year...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 20 days ago 3,917 reads 13 comments

  4. Stars GM 'pretty Confident' Dallas Can Re-Sign Spezza

    Stars general manager Jim Nill is “pretty confident” he can get new addition Jason Spezza signed to a contract extension...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 20 days ago 116 reads 0 comments

  5. Lehtera to Center Schwartz, Tarasenko; Will Be 'Contributing Factor'

    Doug Armstrong is high on Jori Lehtera. The Finnish center, who'd previously turned down St. Louis' overtures before inking a two-year, $5...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 20 days ago 429 reads 0 comments

  6. Stars Name Derek Laxdal as Head Coach of Texas Stars

    He coached the Stars ' ECHL affiliate Idaho Steelheads to a Kelly Cup championship in 2007, so they know him well. He also has coached Stars prospects at the Traverse City Prospect Tournament in the past...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 20 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  7. Dallas Stars Sign Left Wing Brendan Ranford

    Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed left wing Brendan Ranford to a three-year, entry-level contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  8. Stars Re-Sign F Vernon Fiddler to 2-Year Contract

    I'm hearing Stars have agreed to two-year contract with Vernon Fiddler. We'll have details in a bit on the blog. http://starsblog.dallasnews...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  9. The Lecavalier Option for Nashville

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 110 reads 0 comments

  10. Cumiskey Signs with Blackhawks

    We wrote last week about defenseman Kyle Cumiskey's desire to return to the NHL after spending a couple of productive seasons in Sweden with Modo...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  11. Joe Sakic Confident Colorado Avalanche Met Needs with Additions

    DENVER -- Despite losing free agent Paul Stastny to the Central Division rival St. Louis Blues , Joe Sakic believes the Colorado Avalanche are better than they were when they lost to the Minnesota Wild in their Western Conference First Round series..

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 291 reads 0 comments

  12. Dallas Stars Are Contenders Again Thanks to GM Jim Nill

    After almost 19 years working under Ken Holland to build the Detroit Red Wings into a perennial Stanley Cup contender, Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill needed 14 months and ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 106 reads 0 comments

  13. Jets Agree to Terms with Michael Hutchinson

    The Winnipeg Jets today announced they have agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Hutchinson on a two-year contract worth $1.15 million...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 63 reads 0 comments

  14. Will Chicago Blackhawks Have to Get Rid of Veterans to Stay Under Salary Cap?

    The issue is one that has been nagging at the Chicago Blackhawks since early in the 2013-14 season. Despite a boatload of talented players and one of the most gifted rosters in the league, the Blackhawks had a problem...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 21 days ago 8,242 reads 20 comments

  15. Minnesota Wild Sign Thomas Vanek to Three-Year Contract

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two hours after agreeing to a three-year, $19.5 million contract, Thomas Vanek slipped on a Minnesota Wild jersey for the first time...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 days ago 301 reads 0 comments

  16. Five Questions Surrounding Blackhawks in Free-Agent Frenzy

    Ah, it's free agency time. On Tuesday morning, the fun begins: free agents go for their paydays and once one domino falls, many usually follow.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  17. Report: Preds Sign Ex-Jets C Jokinen to 1-Yr Deal

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 21 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  18. Hawks Sign Defenseman Cumiskey

    The Chicago Blackhawks signed defenseman Kyle Cumiskey to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Cumiskey, 27, spent the past two years playing for MODO in the Swedish Hockey League...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 21 days ago 848 reads 0 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: Center Depth Addressed on the Cheap by Stan Bowman

    The Chicago Blackhawks had to address their lack of depth at center by signing free agents this summer. General manager Stan Bowman was able to go a long way toward filling Chicago's needs without denting his pocketbook...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 21 days ago 1,500 reads 3 comments

  20. Your Thomas Vanek/Wild overload. Wanted: Physical defenseman

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 21 days ago 716 reads 1 comments

  21. Ruff: 'Options Are Almost Limitless' with Jason Spezza, Ales Hemsky

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 21 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  22. Blues Bolster Depth, Talent at Center with Lehtera Signing

    Better late than never, the St. Louis Blues finally got former draft pick Jori Lehtera to North America on a full-time basis...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 21 days ago 203 reads 0 comments

  23. Stars GM: 'We're Putting Hockey Back on the Map'

    By playing to the strengths of young forwards Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin, the Dallas Stars were already a fun team to watch in 2013-14. Imagine how thrilling that club can be by adding Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky to the mix?...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 22 days ago 118 reads 0 comments

  24. Spezza: 'I Have a Lot of Good Hockey Left in Me'

    The Dallas Stars were big news makers on the first day of the NHL 's free agency signing period, but they made their noise mainly via trade, acquiring Jason Spezza from the Ottawa ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 22 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  25. Richards on Signing with Chicago for Less Money: 'You Want to Win'

    A decade after winning a Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning , Brad Richards found himself in a championship round again in a losing cause with the New York Rangers ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 22 days ago 724 reads 3 comments