Luther Xue may have been born across the pond (the Pacific pond that is), but 20+ years of being beaten down by the Texas sun has made him as Texan as they come. He's a Longhorn grad (Hook 'Em) and a fan of all four Dallas teams, especially that team playing on the sheet of ice. Hey Buffalo, that goal counted and it always will.
A missed season would complicate the Dallas Stars decision-making process as they try to move towards a new era of players.
A missed year would be a serious set-back in the development of Jamie Benn, the future franchise player of the Dallas Stars.
The NHLPA is set to make their first counter-proposal to the owners on Tuesday. The odds of the 2012-2013 season starting on time are dropping by the day.
In their first off-season with a new owner willing to spend money, the Stars front-office did a good job of adding young talent for the future while also giving themselves a chance to compete for the playoffs in 2012.
The Dallas Stars made a smart move in signing Jaromir Jagr to a one-year deal.
A look at why the Steve Ott/Derek Roy deal made so much sense in Dallas.
A look at the top forwards that will be available in NHL free agency.
A look at the top free agents in the 2012 NHL free agency.