Youth is being served early in Stanley Cup playoffs
For all the value of postseason experience, youth is off to a nice start in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Teenage defenseman Miro Heiskanen built on his stellar rookie season in his playoff...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miro Heiskanen turned in a postseason debut to remember, even if the Dallas rookie defenseman didn't wind up writing himself into the NHL's record book because of a late...
Benn scores shootout winner, Stars beat Oilers 3-2
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Dallas Stars' playoff prospects are looking a lot more secure.
Jamie Benn scored the shootout winner and the Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dallas starting goaltender Ben Bishop went down with an injury. Anton Khudobin took over and the Stars never missed a beat.
Heiskanen’s third-period goal lifts Stars over Devils 5-4
DALLAS (AP) — Miro Heiskanen found out Wednesday morning he had made the All-Star team in his first season in the NHL.
He celebrated with two goals, including a tiebreaking score in the third period of the Dallas Stars' 5-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Heiskanen and Tyler Seguin each scored twice after Jamie Benn tied it at 1 in the first period. Heiskanen, a 19-year-old defenseman, has nine goals this season.
Heiskanen, Ritchie score in 3rd, Stars beat Sharks 3-2
DALLAS (AP) — Ben Bishop bought enough time for Dallas to rally for its fourth consecutive victory.
Bishop made a season-high 41 saves and Miro Heiskanen and Brett Ritchie scored in the third period, sending the Stars to a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
"Ben Bishop's the reason why we won that game," coach Jim Montgomery said. "We were bad in the first, and thank God, Ben Bishop wasn't."
Heiskanen scores 2 goals, Stars rally to beat Senators 6-4
DALLAS (AP) — Miro Heiskanen and the Dallas Stars' new defense stepped up — on offense — Friday night.
Heiskanen, a rookie, had his first two-goal game, and the Stars, behind four goals from defensemen, rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 6-4.
"I think it was the most shots that got through from our defense all season," Stars coach Jim Montgomery said. "The four goals were important."
Shore has 3 points, Bishop 34 saves to lift Stars over Habs
MONTREAL (AP) — Ben Bishop turned away Artturi Lehkonen on a potentially game-changing penalty shot, and Devin Shore and the Dallas Stars rolled from there.
Shore had a goal and two assists, Bishop stopped 34 shots and the Dallas Stars beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Esa Lindell and Miro Heiskanen also scored, and Alexander Radulov added an empty-netter for Dallas, which won on the road for the first time this season. This was the second stop on the Stars' six-game road trip.
Dickinson scores twice in night of 1sts, Stars top Ducks 5-2
DALLAS (AP) — Jason Dickinson held his confidence, even when he was a healthy scratch the first two games of the season.
On a night of many first, Dickinson had two goals and an assist in his first multipoint game, and the Dallas Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Thursday.
"I felt confident from the first game, even when Coach took me out of the lineup," Dickinson said. "It was a matter of execution and just getting to the net.
Young Finland defenseman Heiskanen eyes NHL
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — It has been a busy year for Miro Heiskanen and it's not over yet.
The talented defenseman opened it at the junior world championship in Buffalo before becoming a mainstay on the Finnish men's national team at the next two top tournaments: the Pyeongchang Olympics and the ongoing world championship.