Art Middleton

  • joined Jun 05, 2009
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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I am a 35 year old male living in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and I just so happen to like sports...

I was a writer for DefendingBigD.com until Fall of 2011, but I still frequent that site among other SBN blogs. You can also find me on my personal blog (please be one of the handful of people that visit) as well as on Twitter under the username @GameTimeArt.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Houston Astros
  • NBA San Antonio Spurs
  • NHL Dallas Stars
  • NCAAF Oregon Ducks
  • NCAAB Oregon Ducks
  • NFL Houston Texans
  • Soccer Vancouver Whitecaps
  • General Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
  • MMA Mark Hominick, Georges St. Pierre, Brock Lesnar,
  • MLS Vancouver Whitecaps
  • FIFA Canada
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Stars Fall To Coyotes 2-1 In A Shootout


Ok, so I am gonna let my cooler head prevail on this one tonight. The Stars needed to get two points tonight.  Chicago lost, Nashville lost and both did so in regulation so getting two points felt...

Dallas Drops Another Loss In Nashville 4-2


The Dallas Stars drop a 4-2 loss in Nashville to the Predators to start their critical road trip and with that the road to any kind of playoff spot gets much tougher for Dallas.  It's still not...

Stars @ Preds GDT Part 2


Stars @ Preds GDT Part 2

Royce: How do we kill them? Noland: However you can. Isabelle: They must have a weakness. Noland: Not many.

Gameday Thread: Dallas Stars Visit Nashville Predators

Game 74: Dallas Stars @ Nashville Predators Saturday, March 26th, 2010 · 7:00 p.m. CSTBridgestone Arena, Nashville, TNTV: TXA 21 || Radio: Listen Online Them:  You're bleeding, man....

Report: Stars To Return To Charlottetown


Wondering where you should plan your next vacation and when it should be?  Well if you want the focus of that vacation to be on hockey, then might we suggest Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island...

Stars Drop Tough Loss To Ducks In Overtime 4-3


Definition of the word Irony: That the Dallas Stars starting goalie is from Finland yet they rarely show any kind of finish. Again the Stars busted their tail after a slow first period to play a...

Dallas Stars Fall To Flyers In Shootout 3-2


The Stars TV ad's have it right: March IS the playoffs and it sure felt like it tonight between two teams from different conferences.  The Dallas Stars and Philadelphia Flyers played a heck of a...

Saturday Morning Caption Contest: Using His Head


We're going to try something new and admittedly light to start the weekend off with because lets be honest, living and dying with every out-of-town score from western conference rivals as well as...

A little girl during a Stars 'Stick With Reading' event asks Steve Ott why he fights during a...


A little girl during a Stars 'Stick With Reading' event asks Steve Ott why he fights during a game...

Stars Win Huge Against Hawks 5-0


So this is what a full sixty minute effort from the Dallas Stars looks like huh? From opening puck drop to the final horn, the Stars looked like a team that was not going to be denied a full two...

Douglas Murray and Dany Heatley's Busy Night in Dallas


Screen Grabs: Douglas Murray and Dany Heatley's Busy Night in Dallas

Sharks Elbow Past Stars 6-3


Tough loss for the Dallas Stars as they drop a 6-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks.  The score maybe not being a true indication of ultimately how close this game really was as the Sharks piled on a...

The Dallas Stars Social Network: Finding Ways To Connect With The Fans


The Dallas Stars Social Network: Finding Ways To Connect With The Fans

Stars Lose Heartbreaker To Kings 3-2


If it's Stars v Kings, then it must mean we're in for a crazy finish right? Today was no exception as the Dallas Stars were able to tie the game with 43 seconds left off a goal mouth scramble that...

Dallas Stars Defeat Minnesota Wild 4-0


Kari finally got it.  It was long overdue and at times it felt like he'd never get one.  He maybe wasn't worked as hard compared to other attempts where he had done a lot more work in goal without...

Wild @ Stars - GDT Part 2


Wild @ Stars - GDT Part 2

Dear Razor: Shhhhhhhhhhhhh..

The Dallas Stars Social Network: Who Would You Like To Follow?


The second and final part of our look at the Dallas Stars work on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook will come at you on Monday as we take a look at the growing popularity of the...

The Dallas Stars Social Network


The Dallas Stars Social Network: A 2 part look at how the franchise has embraced social media.

Flames v Stars - GDT Pt. 2


Flames v Stars - GDT Pt. 2

Down by one... Headed for the third period... The Stars have 9 wins when in this very situation.... We got them right where we want them... Amiright?

Gameday Thread: Calgary Flames @ Dallas Stars

Game 67: Calgary Flames @ Dallas StarsMarch 9th, 2011 · 8:00 p.m. CSTAmerican Airlines Center, Dallas, Tx. Home Sweet Home, Be it ever so humble LOUD! (we hope)

Dallas Stars Ups & Downs: Week 21


Two wins and an overtime loss makes for a decent week when you consider all three games were on the road for the Dallas Stars.  As such, Stars fans are again back to feeling good about the team,...

Pacific Division Watch: March 8, 2011


The race for the playoffs is on and no other division is more hotly contested right now than the Pacific division with all five teams within seven points of each other - by far the narrowest of...

Stars With Another Comeback Win In Los Angeles


So many numbers to throw out at you all tonight as we look back on a great ending to a pretty solid road trip for the Dallas Stars.  An ending that saw the Stars win 4-3 in overtime against the Los...

Stars With Huge 3-2 Win In San Jose


To a man, the chorus coming out of Dallas Stars locker room last night and today after that miserable finish in Anaheim was that the players couldn't wait to get back on the ice tonight a little...

Stars Cough Up Lead; Lose 4-3 In OT


EJ Hradek of ESPN summed it up on Twitter about as perfectly as anyone could shortly after the Dallas Stars left Honda Center on the wrong end of a 4-3 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks...  With...

Hypocrisy By The NHL And Media In Full Effect


New York Islanders forward Trevor Gillies has just now been suspended 10 games for his latest vicious and reckless hit on the Wild's Cal Clutterbuck Wednesday night.  This of course comes on the...

Dallas Stars Ups & Downs: Week 20


You may be saying to yourself: "Self, I don't recall seeing an 'Ups And Downs" on Defending Big D last week" and I'd say to you in response that you are correct.  The past week or so, we've been...

2011 NHL Trade Deadline: Dallas Stars Trade Deadline Open thread


Updates: 1:34 p.m. CST: Los Angeles Kings Trade For Dustin Penner 12:00 p.m. CST: Phoenix Coyotes Acquire Rostislav Klesla 11:50 a.m. CST: Brad Richards Says Ownership Must Be Resolved For New...

2011 NHL Trade Deadline: Los Angeles Kings Trade For Dustin Penner


Finally a big deal...  The Los Angeles Kings - maybe resigned to the fact they weren't going to get Brad Richards - went with the second best option available on the day by picking up Dustin Penner...

2011 NHL Trade Deadline: Phoenix Coyotes Acquire Klesla From Columbus


As per Bob McKenzie on his Twitter, it's now official: Can confirm that CBJ has traded Klesla to PHX for Lepisto and Upshall. Rostislav Klesla is a big, strong d-man and really helps fill a need...

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