CEDAR PARK — The American Hockey League’s new overtime rules appear to be working as shootouts are becoming a less common occurrence in the league. In 106 games this AHL season, 21 went to overtime. Only two, 1.8 percent, have finished with the three-player shootout that follows overtime. By comparison, 18 of 137 NHL games, […]

The Dallas Stars have assigned former first round pick Valeri Nichushkin to the Texas Stars on a conditioning stint. No word yet if he’ll make his AHL debut this weekend in Lake Erie or at home next Wednesday against Toronto. Nichushkin has missed much of Dallas’ season due to injury. Official release: FRISCO, Texas – […]

Texas Stars coach Derek Laxdal was already familiar with the prospects in the Edmonton Oilers system. As the coach of the Edmonton Oil Kings from 2010 to 2014, Laxdal’s team played at the same arena, Rexall Place, as the NHL team and he coached five Oiler’s draft picks in the Western Hockey League. A month […]

In the not-too-distant past Jacob Markstrom was considered the best goalie in the world not currently playing in the NHL. It may be time to start making those statements again. Markstrom extended hist shutout streak to 232 minutes, 33 seconds in the Utica Comet’s 4-0 victory against the Toronto Marlies on Saturday. The current AHL […]

CEDAR PARK — Travis Morin is the reigning AHL MVP for a reason. On Saturday, Morin almost singlehandedly led Texas Stars to a comeback victory in a 6-5 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Barons. Morin finished the night with three goals and an assist, but how he dominated the third period, helping Texas salvage […]

Former Texas Star Mike Hedden is a free agent again. Medveščaj Zagreb, the team Hedden played for in the KHL, announced today that the former Calder Cup-winning forward has left the team. According to the team website, which is originally published in Croatian, Hedden is looking for more playing time. Until the termination of cooperation […]

Travis Morin hit 300 career AHL points, but Texas fell to Oklahoma City 5-3. Here is the official release OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – A three-goal second period for the Oklahoma City Barons was the difference on Friday night in the Texas Stars’ 5-3 loss at Cox Convention Center. The loss was the first of the […]

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