Dallas Stars in History

Events in Sport

  • 1995-12-11 Thomas O Hicks buys NHL Dallas Stars for $84 million
  • 1998-02-07 NHL's Dallas Stars retire Neal Broten's #7
  • 1998-06-05 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Dallas Stars, 4 games to 2
  • 1999-06-04 NHL Western Conference Final: Dallas Stars beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3

Stanley Cup

1999-06-19 Stanley Cup, Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo, NY: Dallas Stars edge Buffalo Sabres, 2-1 in triple overtime for 4-2 series win; Brett Hull clinches series with infamous "No Goal" ruling

  • 2000-05-27 NHL Western Conference Final: Dallas Stars beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3
  • 2000-06-10 Stanley Cup Final, Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX: New Jersey Devils defeat Dallas Stars, 2-1 in double OT for a 4-2 series victory
  • 2008-05-19 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Dallas Stars, 4 games to 2
  • 2017-10-06 Vegas Golden Knights make their NHL debut in Dallas, winning 2-1 over the Stars
  • 2020-09-28 Stanley Cup Final, Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta: Tampa Bay Lightning claim second championship in franchise history with a 2-0 Game 6 win over Dallas Stars; win series 4-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1959-11-29 Neal Broten, American NHL center, 1980-97 (US Olympic gold, 1980; Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars, and 3 other teams), born in Roseau, Minnesota
  • 1960-03-18 Guy Carbonneau, Sept-iles, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
  • 1961-03-15 Craig Ludwig, Rhinelander, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • 1961-11-19 Grant Ledyard, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1984-2002 (Dallas Stars, Buffalo Sabres, and 7 other teams), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1963-03-08 Mike Lalor, American NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1963-08-15 Greg Adams, Nelson, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
  • 1963-10-10 Mike Donnelly, American NHL left wing, 1986-98 (Los Angeles Kings, and 4 other teams), born in Detroit, Michigan

Brett HullBrett Hull (58 years old)

1964-08-09 Canadian-American NHL right wing (8-time All Star, 2-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Belleville, Ontario

  • 1965-05-06 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1966-03-14 Darcy Wakaluk, Canadian NHL goalie (Dallas Stars), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta
  • 1966-09-10 Joe Nieuwendyk, Canadian NHL center (Stanley Cup 1989 Calgary, 1999 Dallas, 2003 New Jersey; Olympic gold 2002), born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • 1966-10-28 Benoit Hogue, Canadian NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Repentigny, Quebec
  • 1967-03-08 Brent Fedyk, Yorkton, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
  • 1967-06-24 Bill Huard, Welland, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
  • 1970-06-07 Mike Modano, Hockey Hall of Fame center (Dallas Stars; 8-time NHL All Star), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1970-11-09 Bill Guerin, American NHL right wing, 1991-2010 (NJ Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars, and 5 other teams), and general manager (Minnesota Wild, 2019-), born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts
  • 1972-01-27 Mark Lawrence, Canadian NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, NY Islanders), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • 1972-04-13 Mike Kennedy, Canadian NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1972-05-13 Darryl Sydor, Canadian NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Edmonton
  • 1972-06-04 Derian Hatcher, American hockey defenseman (NHL All Star 1997, Dallas Stars), born in Sterling Heights, Michigan
  • 1973-02-05 Richard Matvichuk, Canadian NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1973-06-09 Grant Marshall, Canadian NHL right wing (Dallas Stars), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1973-06-24 Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • 1975-02-17 Todd Harvey, Canadian NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1975-07-31 Sergei Gusev, Russian NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Nizhny Tagil, USSR
  • 1979-06-01 Ladislav Nagy, Slovak ice hockey left wing (World C'ship gold 2002; NHL: SL Blues, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars, LA Kings), born in Šaca, Slovakia

Weddings in Sport

  • 2007-08-25 Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Modano (37) weds "Dancing with the Stars" season 3 alumna Willa Ford (26) in Athens, Texas