The league’s general managers and players agreed Tuesday to change the regular-season overtime period from five minutes of four-on-four hockey to three-on-three.
The NHL is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas, and Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley has already considered the challenges he might face bringing 25 young hockey players to Sin City.
The NHL salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million – a $2.1 million increase from this season.
Stars center Tyler Seguin will be among the athletes featured in ESPN’s seventh annual ‘Body Issue.’ Other athletes include Bryce Harper, Kevin Love and Brittney Griner.
The Dallas Stars have signed John Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension after he led NHL rookie defensemen in assists and points this season.
NHL scoring champion Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars played most of the season with hip problems and will have offseason surgery.
Patrick Eaves scored two goals and Jordie Benn added his first goal in three months, leading the Stars to a 4-0 victory over the playoff-bound Ducks on Wednesday night.
Jamie Benn scored twice, and the Stars defeated the Sharks by a score of 5-1 on a Monday night, even though both teams were already eliminated from the playoffs.
Jiri Hudler deflected in a second period shot to start Calgary’s three-goal flurry in a span of 6:49 that helped the Flames beat the Stars by a score of 5-3 on Monday night.
Ales Hemsky scored twice in regulation, Tyler Seguin had the only goal in the shootout, and Dallas beat the Flames by a score of 4-3 for its seventh win in eight games.
The Stars trailed by a goal after two periods. But Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves and Cody Eakin scored in the third period to lift the Stars over the Sabres by a score of 4-3 on Monday.
Brett Ritchie and Jamie Benn each scored in the second period, and Kari Lehtonen made 15 of his 31 saves in the third period to lead the Stars to a 2-1 victory over the Penguins.