The league announced Tuesday it has received applications from prospective ownership groups in both markets, a day after a deadline for submissions.
The Stars have signed free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya to a two-year, $7.5 million contract.
One thing is for sure, it’s good to be the owner of a sports franchise.
The Blackhawks sent forward Patrick Sharp and defensive prospect Stephen Johns to the Dallas Stars for veteran defenseman Trevor Daley and forward Ryan Garbutt.
Chris Pronger was named along with fellow Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley.
The Dallas Stars will open the 2015-16 campaign against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Oct. 8 at the American Airlines Center.
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.
Duncan Keith scored and led a dominant defense, and the Blackhawks beat the Lightning by a score of 2-0 in Game 6 for their third NHL title in the past six seasons.
The avid sports fan who occupies the Oval Office is refusing to take sides as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors battle for the NBA championship.