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Dallas Stars fire General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk

FRISCO, Texas, April 28 (UPI) -- Dallas Stars General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk was fired Sunday after the team missed the playoffs for the fifth straight season.

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Stars trade Jaromir Jagr to Bruins

DALLAS, April 2 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars said Tuesday they have traded veteran right wing Jaromir Jagr to the Boston Bruins for a draft pick and a pair of prospects.

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Stars deal captain Morrow to Penguins

Stars deal captain Morrow to Penguins

DALLAS, March 24 (UPI) -- Longtime Dallas Stars team captain Brenden Morrow has been dealt to Pittsburgh, Dallas General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk announced Sunday.
Lehtonen has new deal with Dallas Stars

Lehtonen has new deal with Dallas Stars

DALLAS, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars and goaltender Kari Lehtonen have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $29.5 million, the team announced Friday.
Stars sign Jagr to one-year contract

Stars sign Jagr to one-year contract

DALLAS, July 3 (UPI) -- Veteran free agent forward Jaromir Jagr has signed a one-year, $4.55 million contract with the Dallas Stars, the team said Tuesday.
Stars give Goligoski 4-year deal

Stars give Goligoski 4-year deal

DALLAS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Defenseman Alex Goligoski signed a four-year contract extension with the Dallas Stars Monday worth $18.4 million.

Nieuwendyk, 3 others enter Hall of Fame

TORONTO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk, Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday in a Toronto ceremony.
Hockey Hall of Fame names 2011 class

Hockey Hall of Fame names 2011 class

TORONTO, June 28 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk and Ed Belfour, who won a Stanley Cup together with Dallas, head the 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame class announced Tuesday.
Dallas Stars fire coach Marc Crawford

Dallas Stars fire coach Marc Crawford

DALLAS, April 12 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars fired Coach Marc Crawford Tuesday after the team missed the playoffs for a third straight year.
Stars acquire Langenbrunner from Devils

Stars acquire Langenbrunner from Devils

DALLAS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars sent a conditional 2011 third-round draft pick to New Jersey Friday for veteran forward Jamie Langenbrunner.
Stars say they won't re-sign Modano

Stars say they won't re-sign Modano

DALLAS, June 29 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars said they wouldn't offer forward Mike Modano, who has been with the NHL team for 20 seasons, a contract for next season.

Dallas Stars name Marc Crawford head coach

DALLAS, June 11 (UPI) -- Marc Crawford, Vancouver's all-time winningest coach, was hired Thursday to a similar post with the NHL's Dallas Stars.

Report: Stars fire Coach Dave Tippett

DALLAS, June 10 (UPI) -- The NHL's Dallas Stars fired Coach Dave Tippett Wednesday after failing to make the post-season for the first time since 2002, ESPN reported.
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Joseph Nieuwendyk (born September 10, 1966) is the general manager of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL) and a retired Canadian ice hockey player. He won the Stanley Cup three times, in three different decades, (1980s, 1990s, and 2000s) on three different teams, (Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, and New Jersey Devils), one of only four players in Stanley Cup history to win the Cup with three different teams. He is considered to be one of the best face-off men in NHL history. He announced his retirement from professional hockey due to chronic back problems on December 6, 2006, effective immediately. He was hired by the Florida Panthers as a special consultant to the general manager and later became special assistant to the general manager for the Toronto Maple Leafs. His sweater (#25) was retired in Lynah Rink at Cornell University on February 26, 2010), the first sweater to be retired at Cornell (along with Ken Dryden's sweater #1). Nieuwendyk was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the class of 2011, along with former teammates Ed Belfour and Doug Gilmour, and Mark Howe.

Nieuwendyk is a nephew of former NHL player Ed Kea and a cousin of former NHL player Jeff Beukeboom.

Niewendyk grew up in his hometown of Whitby, Ontario playing his minor hockey for the Brooklin-Whitby program of the OMHA's Eastern Ontario League. In 1983-84, Niewendyk was signed by the Pickering Panthers of the OHA Metro Jr.B. League before accpeting an NCAA scholarship to play for Cornell University in 1984-85.

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