Tag Archives: Kevin Connauton

Stars roster takes shape

The Dallas Stars roster for opening night is starting to take shape. Forwards Colton Sceviour, Travis Morin and goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp all cleared waivers Sunday and were assigned to the Stars of the AHL. The Edmonton Oilers claimed forward left wing Luke Gazdic off waivers from the Stars. The moves brought the Stars’ roster down […]

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Kevin Connauton fighting for NHL job

There’s been a lot of talk of a fresh start this season for the Dallas Stars with a new GM, new coach, new players and new uniforms. For defenseman Kevin Connauton almost every one of the last six seasons must have seemed like a fresh start. Connauton has played for six different teams over the […]

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Prospect update: Kevin Connauton

The latest in a series on some of the top prospects of the Dallas Stars looks at defenseman Kevin Connauton, who is expected to be in the mix for a roster spot this season. The Stars acquired Connauton just prior to last season’s NHL trade deadline in the deal that sent center Derek Roy to […]

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Dallas Stars sign D Kevin Connauton to three-year contract

Its’ a two-way deal in the first year and one-way the final two years. The release is below. A story I put together on Connauton when the Texas Stars were in the playoffs is here. The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has signed defenseman Kevin Connauton to a three-year contract through the 2015-16 […]

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Official site feature: Texas Stars defenseman Kevin Connauton

I put together a story on Texas Stars defenseman Kevin Connauton for the Dallas Stars’ official website. Connauton is the player the Stars received from Vancouver as part of the Derek Roy deal.

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Alex Chiasson comes up big as Texas Stars win Game 3 vs. Milwaukee

After missing the final couple weeks of the NHL season, Alex Chiasson was back on the ice for the Texas Stars Wednesday night and he picked up right where he left off with the Dallas Stars. He scored another goal, and this one was big. Chiasson’s goal with 12:18 left in the third period snapped […]

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Brett Ritchie’s OT goal gives Texas Stars 3-2 win in playoff opener

Brett Ritchie’s goal 11:44 into overtime lifted the Texas Stars to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Admirals in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal series at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee Friday night. Ritchie, Dallas’ second round pick (44th overall) in 2011, beat Milwaukee goaltender Magnus Hellberg with a wrist shot from […]

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Texas Stars Report: April 18

The Texas Stars are in the final week of the regular season and they’ve accomplished a lot over the past week. They clinched the South Division title and closed in on clinching the top seed in the Western Conference. All they need to do that is pick up one point over their final two games […]

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Texas Stars Report: April 10

The Texas Stars went 1-2-0-0 last week, but they did clinch a playoff spot. It’s the third time Texas has made the playoffs in its four-year existence. The Stars, 40-19-5-6, remain atop the AHL’s Western Conference, but their lead over second place Toronto is down to two points. Both teams have six games remaining. Their […]

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Quotable: Joe Nieuwendyk on the Jaromir Jagr, Derek Roy trades

Here are some quotes from Dallas Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk, who talked to the media Tuesday afternoon about the trades of Jaromir Jagr and Derek Roy. Jagr was traded to Boston for a conditional second-round pick, forward Lane MacDermid and forward Cody Payne. Roy was traded to Vancouver for defenseman Kevin Connauton and a second-round […]

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