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Stars miss playoffs by following Cup Final with 14 OT losses

May. 11, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

The Dallas Stars couldn't take their season into overtime after all of that extra time they played during the condensed schedule. Only 7 1/2 months after finishing the NHL's first pandemic-affected season in the Stanley Cup Final inside the NHL bubble, the Stars missed...

Blackhawks beat Stars 4-2 in fans' return to United Center

May. 09, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat and the Chicago Blackhawks lingered on the ice when it was over, holding their sticks in the air. For the first time all season, it felt like home. DeBrincat scored two more goals, Kevin Lankinen made 37 saves and the...

Stars keep playoff hopes alive with 5-2 win over Lightning

May. 07, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists to help keep the Dallas Stars' postseason hopes alive with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. The win moved Dallas within two points of Nashville heading into the final weekend of the...

Cernak has goal and 2 assists, Lightning beat Stars 6-2

May. 05, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Defenseman Erik Cernak had a goal and two assists to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Wednesday night. Defending champion Tampa Bay has won six of the seven meetings this season between the 2020 Stanley Cup finalists. The...

Seguin return for Stars a boost even if they miss playoffs

May. 04, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

There were moments during Tyler Seguin's grueling comeback from hip surgery when the six-time All-Star center wondered if he would ever play hockey again. “I was honestly questioning if I would ever kind of be back to 100%, or be back to even playing hockey,” Seguin...

Barkov scores OT winner, Panthers over Stars 5-4

May. 04, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored 2:50 into overtime to lift the Florida Panthers to a 5-4 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. Jonathan Huberdeau, Nikita Gusev, Gustav Forsling and MacKenzie Weegar also scored for the Panthers, and Owen Tippett...

Haula's OT winner leads Predators over Stars 1-0

May. 01, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Nashville and Dallas play, 60 minutes never seems long enough. Erik Haula scored at 3:32 of overtime to give the Predators a 1-0 victory over the Stars on Saturday night. Juuse Saros made 28 saves for Nashville,...

Vasilevskiy blanks Stars, again; Lightning beat Dallas 3-0

Apr. 29, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Blake Coleman converted a short-handed penalty shot and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 20 shots for his 26th career shutout to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-0 victory against the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. Ondrej Palat and Brayden Point also...

Staal gets 2 power-play goals, Carolina beats Dallas 5-1

Apr. 27, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Carolina captain Jordan Staal was in the right spot twice to score power-play goals and the Central Division-leading Hurricanes beat the playoff-chasing Dallas Stars 5-1 on Tuesday night. Sebastian Aho had a goal and two assists for the Hurricanes while...

Benn's overtime goal gives Stars 4-3 win over Hurricanes

Apr. 26, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn scored the overtime winner for the second straight game and assisted on Dallas’ three regulation goals as the Stars beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Monday night. Benn scored on a pass from Jason Robertson at 2:44 of overtime after...