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Stars’ Ken Hitchcock Retires

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Dallas Stars’ head coach Ken Hitchcock is officially retiring from coaching after 22 years, this past season spent as coach of the Stars, and will now move to a consultant role with the team.

Hitchcock, 67,  ranks third in NHL history with 823 coaching victories and ranks fourth with 1,536 games coached, further demonstrating his impressive career.

“Ken Hitchcock is an icon when it comes to head coaches, not only in hockey, but across all of sports,” Stars general manager Jim Nill said in an official statement on Friday. “He poured his whole life into better understanding in-game concepts and strategy, inspiring players and enhancing teams.

“He leaves an indelible mark on the game and his influence will be felt across the sport for years to come. We want to thank Ken for all that he has given throughout his coaching career.”

Hitchcock guided Dallas to a Stanley Cup in 1999 and has 86 playoff victories, which is ranked 9th in league history, and won the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year in 2011-12.

 

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Dallas Expected to Host 2020 Winter Classic

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The city of Dallas is expected to be announced as the host of the 2020 Winter Classic outdoor game, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon.

While the Dallas Stars will be one of the teams playing in the annual game, the report indicates that the team they will be facing is not known at this time.

An announcement is expected tomorrow.

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Stars Acquire Connor Carrick from Maple Leafs

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The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Connor Carrick from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in the 2019 NHL draft, both teams announced on Monday.

The draft pick can become a sixth-rounder should Carrick play in more than 50 games for the Stars this season.

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Stars, Tyler Seguin Agree to Contract Extension

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The Dallas Stars and center Tyler Seguin have agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension worth $78.8 million, according to a team announcement on Thursday.

Seguin’s new deal carries an average annual value of $9.85 million and kicks in for the 2019-2020 season, he currently has one more year on his current contract at $5.75 million, and his new deal will make him the highest player on the team.

“I’m thrilled to have this signed going into the season,” Seguin said, according to the Stars’ website. “Dallas has become home to me and I love this organization. In my time over the last five years with Tom Gaglardi and Jim Nill, it is clear how bad they want to win and have a model franchise. To be a part of that leadership group for the next nine seasons is an honor, and I can’t wait to get this season started with my teammates.”

 

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