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Brandon Bibb

  • joined Mar 25, 2008
  • last login Jul 02, 2014
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In the blogging world, I write for the Dallas Stars blog, Defending Big D, on the SBN network of blogs.

In the real world, I'm a corporate tech support drone.

In the hockey world, I fell in love with this great game back in 1986 as a Blackhawks and Islanders fan. Slowly but surely began transitioning over to the Stars as my favorite when they moved to Dallas in 1993 (took a few years because the North Stars beat the Hawks in the first round in 1991).

But I still love that the Hawks have returned to the NHL's elite from Hockey Siberia and yearn for the day when John Tavares can lead the Isles all the way back.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Boston Red Sox
  • NBA Dallas Mavericks
  • NFL Dallas Cowboys
  • NCAAF Oklahoma Sooners
  • NCAAB Oklahoma Sooners
  • NHL Dallas Stars
  • NASCAR Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Mark Martin, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton
  • Soccer Liverpool FC
  • General Chicago Blackhawks, New York Islanders, Texas Rangers
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Dallas Stars Offseason: Where to find the #1 D-Man

58

The hunt for the elusive #1 defenseman may not be as elusive as you think according to DBD reader, Chris Lewis.

Could Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins make a deal?

Over the last two seasons, the Dallas Stars, under two different general managers, have made two significant deals with Peter Chiarelli. Might a third be in the offing this summer?

Breaking Down the Ducks' Regular Season Schedule

2

Anaheim piled up 116 points this season, but how much was due to feasting on Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver?

Daily Links: Stars Hand Coyotes Lifeline

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Dallas could've put the screws to Phoenix with a win Sunday. Instead, they handed them a lifeline.

Dallas Stars Push for Playoffs 2014

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The Stars 5-0 win combined with Phoenix' back to back losses to Winnipeg and Los Angeles gives Dallas a deathgrip on the tiebreaker.

Daily Links: A Terrible Night of Hockey

60

In which the Stars close out the Canadian portion of their road schedule in forgettable January-like fashion.

Daily Links: Stars Haven't Let Blown Leads Linger

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The bad news is the Stars dropped a valuable point. The good news is they haven't let these kinds of blown leads affect them long term.

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Chasing the Avs

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Chasing the game against the Avs hasn't paid off for the Stars.

Visualizing the Stars CorsiVis Ratings

8

Today, we see who has the highest CorsiVis ratings amongst the Stars forwards and defensemen.

An Indepth Look at the Stars Woes at Home on PP

The Dallas Stars own the league's worst power play unit at home. I look at why this is the case.

Alex Goligoski Thrives Since Breakup With Gonchar

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Together with Sergei Gonchar, Goligoski wasn't good. Apart, he's partially refound his game.

Stars Sign Mueller to One Year Contract

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GM Jim adds another center to the mix.

Stars Drop Finale ; "Culture Change" on the Way?

A "culture change" could be coming to the Dallas Stars soon.

Breaking Down The Tiebreakers

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This might give us all an ice cream headache. But today, I'll tackle the Western Conference playoff possibilities including all tiebreakers.

Stars Fall 4-3 in OT to Kings But Pick Up Valuable

A night of frustrating officiating ended with a befuddled Stars' team just trying to figure out how Jeff Carter could propel the puck into the net with his glove and the war room in Toronto not...

Dallas Stars Path to Playoffs: Tough Road Ahead

Dallas has the toughest schedule remaining per opponent point and winning percentage. But they still control their own fate.

Dallas Stars Path to Playoffs: Tough Road Ahead

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However, the Stars still control their own destiny. Even with a loss to Chicago tonight.

Can The Stars Actually Make The Playoffs? Maybe...

An impressive three game winning streak has playoff hopes back on the rise. But should Stars fans temper their enthusiasm for hockey in May this season?

Stars Playing WIth More Leads, But...

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The Dallas Stars have scored first more often this year than they have last year. Yet, they're still in a dogfight for one of the last playoff spots in the West. I'll look at why their ability to score first more often isn't doing more to secure the

Dallas Stars Analysis: Comparing Halfway Points

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From and advanced statistics standpoint, how do the Stars compare at the halfway point this season versus the halfway point last season? We'll take a look.

Stars getting bump from secondary scoring

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Dallas Stars Analysis: Glen Gulutzan's Line Shuffling Last Week Has Paid Off

Gulutzan benches Goligoski tonight in Edmonton

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Mike Heika and Andrew Stepneski both confirm curious benching from Glen Gulutzan

Daily Links: Stars fall in OT But Benn's Re-Signed

The euphoria of Jamie Benn re-signing with the Stars couldn't quite carry the Stars over the hump Thursday night at home against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Why Were The Stars So Bad In Back-To-Backs?

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One of the biggest reasons the Dallas Stars missed the playoffs for a fourth consecutive season was their play in the 2nd half of back to backs. I take a deeper look at the numbers that did not paint a pretty picture last season.

A Look At Possible Shortened Season For The Stars

What would a 48-game schedule look like for the Dallas Stars?

Top 20 Dallas Stars Players of All Time, #10: Darryl Sydor

We continue celebrating Dallas Stars history this summer as we move closer and closer to their 20th year in DFW with a look at Darryl Sydor.

Hockeymetrics: By The Numbers

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In spite of the Stars recent 10-0-1 run, I'm leading off this edition of By The Numbers with a pair of negative stats that I believe explain why the Stars were able to go on the run that they did...

2012 NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks Season Is Over...Almost

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Or maybe the Ducks' hamster is dead. Whatever. Razor's classic Razorism from way back when was the first thing to pop into my head on this glorious day where we return to daylight savings time...

2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: It's Never Too Early to Project

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In the strange world of the NHL, it's worth pointing out that this year's version of the Stars is overall actually performing worse than last year's version did through this point in the season. B...

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