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The Worst Calls of All Time

Don't feel bad, Armando, you're not alone

(Newser) - In honor of Armando Galarraga's perfect one-hitter, Salon decided to compile a list of some of the biggest blown calls in history. And we decided that it would be more fun to watch those blown calls than to read about them. So check out this video gallery, and get ready... More »

Yzerman, Hull, Robitaille, Leetch Headed to NHL Hall

(Newser) - This year's NHL Hall of Fame class is a stellar one, TSN reports. All three forwards inducted—Brett Hull, Steve Yzerman, and Luc Robitaille—are among the top 10 scorers in pro hockey history. Brian Leetch, meanwhile, was a two-time winner of the Norris Trophy, awarded to the league’s... More »

Believe It or Not, There's an Art to This

NHL pugilists follow strict etiquette before the gloves come off

(Newser) - Fisticuffs may be frowned upon in most pro sports, the Boston Globe reports, but the NHL has a definite, if brutal, code to fighting on the ice that goes back to hockey’s rural Canadian origins. Most fights are mutually agreed upon between players, and brawlers know who not to... More »

Stars Dump Avery, But Can't Touch $15.5M Contract

'It was a bad marriage and it was time to separate,' coach says

(Newser) - Sean Avery won’t return to the Dallas Stars after his suspension, the Morning News reports. The team said it can’t continue with the volatile player, who had barely begun a 4-year contract that guarantees him $15.5 million. “It was a bad marriage and it was time... More »

Avery's Crude Comment Nets 6-Game Suspension

(Newser) - The NHL is taking Sean Avery out of commission for six games without pay following his lewd comments in Calgary this week, the New York Post reports. The ruling is retroactive and covers two games the Dallas Stars forward has already missed, but is also means he won’t play... More »

Avery Apologizes for Joke, but Dallas May Cut Him

(Newser) - Sean Avery apologized today for his tasteless joke about "sloppy seconds," but his Dallas Stars coach doesn't think he'll ever be back on the team, the Dallas Morning News reports. Avery will meet tomorrow with NHL chief Gary Bettman to learn how long he will be suspended for... More »

NHL Suspends Avery Over Crude Joke

He makes 'sloppy seconds' remark about famous ex-girlfriends

(Newser) - The NHL's Sean Avery is in hot water with the league for making crude comments regarding his famous ex-girlfriends, the New York Post reports. Avery, who plays for Dallas, summoned reporters before a game against Calgary and jokingly complained about other players going after his "sloppy seconds." He... More »

Retailers Also Have Stock in Playoffs

Having the right merchandise on hand can be a gamble

(Newser) - Fans aren't the only ones rooting for particular teams in the NHL and NBA playoffs: Retailers are hedging their bets as well, getting ready to print different shirts and hats depending on games' outcomes. If Pittsburgh clinches the NHL Eastern Conference today, thousands of commemorative garments will hit the stores... More »

Stars Avoid Sweep, Send West Finals Back to Detroit

Turco stops 34 shots as Dallas wins 3-1

(Newser) - Detroit's goal with a guy barely in the crease, if at all, didn't count. Dallas' goal with a guy clearly in the crease did count. Apparently, that's what it takes to slow the mighty Red Wings. Loui Ericksson's goal about 12 minutes after Detroit's was waved off, then third-period goals... More »

Red Wings Push Stars to the Brink

Detroit wins ninth straight postseason game for 3-0 series lead

(Newser) - Pavel Datsyuk and the Detroit Red Wings got the best retaliation against Mike Ribeiro and the Dallas Stars—a record-setting victory. Datsyuk scored twice in the first period then again with 2:41 left, and the Red Wings beat the Stars 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-0 lead in... More »

Red Wings Hold Back Stars, Take 2-0 Lead

Helm, Zetterberg score first-period goals and Osgood stops Dallas

(Newser) - Darren Helm and Henrik Zetterberg scored first-period goals to help make up for the loss of Johan Franzen and the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 2-1 win tonight over the Dallas Stars and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Stephane Robidas tied it at 1 midway... More »

Red Wings Win Opener

Detroit opens Western final with 4-1 drubbing of Dallas

(Newser) - Johan Franzen, Brian Rafalski and Tomas Holmstrom scored power-play goals for the Detroit Red Wings, who built a big lead in the second period and coasted to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. More »

Sharks Avoid Elimination Again

Pavelski goal in OT extends series to sixth game

(Newser) - The Sharks just won't go away _ and now they're going back to Dallas. Joe Pavelski scored 65 seconds into overtime and San Jose evaded playoff elimination for the second straight game Friday, improbably rallying from a late two-goal deficit to beat Dallas 3-2 in Game 5. Brian Campbell scored... More »

Sharks Beat Stars, Stay Alive

(Newser) - Back to the Shark Tank. Milan Michalek scored on a power play with 16:34 left and San Jose beat Dallas 2-1 on Wednesday night to avoid being swept in the Western Conference semifinals. The Sharks were 0-for-4 on power plays in Game 4 before getting another chance early in... More »

Four Goal Third Gives Stars 2-0 Series Lead

San Jose must make big comeback on the road after 5-2 loss

(Newser) - Mike Modano scored the tiebreaking goal early in the Stars' four-goal third period, and Marty Turco made 29 saves in a 5-2 victory over the Sharks in Game 2 on Sunday night, sending Dallas home with a commanding series lead. The Sharks might have a better chance to get competitive... More »

Morrow's OT Goal Lifts Stars Past Sharks

Dallas gets seventh win in eight trips to San Jose

(Newser) - Brenden Morrow scored his second goal of the night 4:39 into overtime, and the Dallas Stars opened their second-round series with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday. Mike Modano also scored, while Marty Turco made 25 saves in the Stars' seventh win in their last... More »

Robidas Sends Stars Past Ducks

Stanley Cup champs eliminated in first round

(Newser) - The Dallas Stars are taking their chase of the Stanley Cup into the second round of the playoffs - and the reigning champs aren't. Stephane Robidas, scored the tying goal on the power play early in the third period then set up Stu Barnes for the go-ahead goal 52 seconds... More »

Ducks Stay Alive With 5-2 Victory

Dallas can't close out defending champs

(Newser) - Teemu Selanne and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 victory over Dallas on Friday and trim the Stars' lead in the first-round series to 3-2. Game 6 is Sunday in Dallas. A seventh game would be in Anaheim on... More »

Barnes, Ott Lead Dallas Past Anaheim

Defending champ Ducks on the verge of elimination

(Newser) - Stu Barnes and Steve Ott scored third-period goals and Marty Turco came within 7.6 seconds of a shutout, sending the Dallas Stars past the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 tonight.  The loss puts the reigning Stanley Cup champions on the brink of elimination. Dallas leads the first-round series 3-1 going... More »

Ducks Avoid 3-0 Deficit with 4-2 Win Over Stars in Game 3

Pronger scores 2 goals in victory

(Newser) - Anaheim finally played like the defending Stanley Cup champion—at least long enough to avoid a nearly insurmountable deficit. Chris Pronger scored two power-play goals after assisting on the Ducks' first goal and they held on for a 4-2 victory Tuesday night over the Dallas Stars, who lost for the... More »

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