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Anton Khudobin Is Waiting For One More Moment

The hero of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final run is biding his time in the minor leagues. Will he get another chance to fill an NHL net?
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Hockey

Yes, the Stars Really Are a Stanley Cup Contender. Here’s Why.

A year ago at this time, Dallas was trying to stay in the playoff picture. What a difference a season makes.
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What I’m Watching: The Stars Versus the Team They Want To Be

Plus: plenty of FC Dallas representation in the World Cup and the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.
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Nils Lundkvist Has Been More Important—and More Surprising—Than Advertised

The 22-year-old Swede hasn't replaced John Klingberg. But he is playing a style mature beyond his years.
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What Explains the Stars’ Success? Start With How They Hold a Lead

It's no longer enough just to get ahead and sit tight. Pete DeBoer has the Stars playing accordingly.

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Mason Marchment Has Reshaped the Stars

For the first time since Jamie Benn's prime, Dallas has a power forward who can set the tone in games. And few benefit more than Benn himself.
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Commercial Real Estate

Dallas Stars Acquire Youth Sports Complex, Plans to Build its Own Multi-sport Facility

The NHL team's new revenue stream of multi-sport facility management is off and running with a Lewisville acquisition and a planned ground-up build in Farmers Branch.
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The Stars Will Be Fine Without Jake Oettinger. For Now.

No team can survive losing its top goaltender for a long time. But for the first time in a long time, the Stars are built to survive without theirs for a short one.
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Wyatt Johnston Isn’t Going Back to the Minors. Here’s Why.

The decision has already been made, and it's part of a strategy dating back to the spring.
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Denis Gurianov Is Running Out of Time to Become Who the Stars Need Him to Be

He's not the next Val Nichushkin. He's not the next Julius Honka, either. But whatever he's going to be, it better happen soon.