Colton Sceviour scored three goals, Jamie Benn added two more, and the Stars beat the Avalanche 5-3 in a preseason game on Tuesday. Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 shots for the Stars.
The Stars are essentially starting over in their quest to end the playoff drought. New general manager Jim Nill fired Glen Gulutzan after two seasons, hired Ruff and overhauled the roster.
The 24-year-old Benn will become just the sixth captain in Dallas’ history, replacing Brendan Morrow, who was traded at the deadline to Pittsburgh last season.
Alex Chiasson and Jamie Benn scored shootout goals to give the Stars a 3-2 preseason win over the Panthers on Wednesday. Florida had tied the game in the third period.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored the only shootout goal to give the Blues a 6-5 win over the Stars in a preseason game on Sunday. Tyler Seguin scored on a power play in his Stars debut.
The Dallas Stars wrapped up their three day training camp in Fort Worth Saturday morning. But they left fans with a taste of what’s to come this season.
The Dallas Stars are back on the ice, with a six pack of major acquisitions led by new coach Lindy Ruff and not much time to get ready for the season opener.
The Stars are heating up for another new season. The team’s training camp begins Thursday and, for the first time, it will be held in Fort Worth. And you can check it out for free!
Retired hockey player Mike Modano is on a Caribbean honeymoon after marrying pro golfer Allison Micheletti in a ceremony in Dallas. Modano spent 21 years with the Stars.
James Patrick spent the past seven seasons on Lindy Ruff’s staff in Buffalo. Patrick also played the last seven of his 21 seasons as an NHL defenseman for the Sabres and Ruff.
The Stars will open the 2013-14 regular season on October 3 against the Panthers, which is followed by a game against the Capitals on October 5.
The 21-year-old former No. 2 overall pick reiterated that his Twitter account was hacked, but acknowledged that even he wouldn’t believe that explanation.