Derek Neumeier

  • joined Oct 23, 2012
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
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A lifelong Dallas Stars fan and aspiring hockey journalist, my work can be found here on Defending Big D, as well as on The Hockey Writers at

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What Might Dallas' Roster Look Like In Five Years?


The Stars currently have a plethora of young talent, both in the NHL already and coming up the prospect ranks. Let's take a look at how their future lineup could potentially shake out

Will The New Backups Help Ease Kari's Workload?


Dallas' signings of goaltenders Anders Lindback and Jussi Rynnas make sense, but will they help to fix one of the position's biggest concerns?

Ales Hemsky Gets A Fresh Start In Dallas


Despite diminishing returns in his final days with the Edmonton Oilers, Hemsky still has a lot to offer the Stars.

Thoughts On The Stars' Picks In Rounds 2-7


Eight more young prospects joined the Stars' organization on day two of the draft. Who are they, and what can we expect from them?

2013-2014 Season Grades: Kari Lehtonen


The Big Finn was an instrumental piece in the Stars' success this season, but could he have done more?

Dallas Stars 2013-2014 Season Grades: Ryan Garbutt


The speedy winger made a huge splash in Dallas this season, but not always for the right reasons

Grinding Line Frustrates, Denies Getzlaf And Perry


The scrappy trio poked, prodded, and yes, even scored on the Ducks, playing a key role in Dallas' win

Stars Give Up Two Points In 3-2 Panthers Comeback


Nothing comes easy for the Stars, as their missed chance to pad their hold onto the 8th playoff spot in the West puts them right back into the thick of the dogfight.

Philippe Desrosiers Continues Surge In Playoffs


The 2013 Stars 2nd round pick has been playing lights out for the past two months, and is carrying that momentum into the playoffs

DBD's Stars Prospect Rankings: Bonus Edition!


The Stars' prospect pool continues to look better and better. Who are the top players?

Prospect Update: Projecting John Klingberg


Taking a look at top Dallas Stars prospect John Klingberg, and how his play in Sweden might translate to the NHL

There's Something Special About The Dallas Stars


This year's Stars are a very different team than in years past, and it's truly becoming a sight to behold

2014 NHL Draft: Will Stars Go For Another Russian?


Taking a look at three top Russian forward prospects and what each brings to the table

Team Canada Men's Hockey Team Preview


The Canadians won gold in 2002 and then again in 2010. Can they do the same in 2014?

Stars Earn Valuable Point, But Fall To Sharks 2-1


A playoff spot still sits just barely out of reach, but Dallas certainly came close tonight

Gameday Thread: Stars Enter The Shark Tank


With a regulation win, the Stars would (at least for now) enter the 8th and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Ryan Garbutt Finding His Place On The Dallas Stars


The speedy winger Ryan Garbutt has been a pleasant surprise for the team this season. Will his hard work be enough to earn a new contract from the Dallas Stars?

Stars Blow Another 2-0 Lead To Isles, Lose 4-2


Losing streak extends to six games in heartbreaking fashion

2014 WJC: How Did The Stars Prospects Fare?


There were opposite results for Radek Faksa and Esa Lindell in the tournament

WJC: Finland Wins Gold With OT Upset Over Sweden


Finland completes the underdog story and wins their first Gold at the WJC since 1998. Meanwhile, Russia tops Canada to win the bronze

WJC: Canada Downs USA In Final Day Of Round Robins


The much-hyped match between rivals Canada and the United States lived up to the billing, while the other matches were also full of exciting surprises

WJC: US, Sweden Dominate With Victories On Day 4


Two of the strongest teams in the tournament keep their perfect records going

WJC: Slovakia, Finland Debut With Wins On Day Two


A quick look at today's World Junior Championship action

WJC: Top 2014 Draft-Eligible Prospects To Watch


Some of the best prospects in the upcoming 2014 NHL Entry Draft will be hoping to boost their draft statuses at this year's World Juniors

DBD '14 World Junior Hockey Championships Preview


The world's best under-20 hockey players take to the ice to battle for international gold

WJC: Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell and Finland


The World Junior Championships start on December 26. What can Esa Lindell and his Finnish team do?

Relationship Between Dallas & Texas Stars Thriving


The two teams continue to work together for the benefit of both

Alex Goligoski Continues To Improve


The mobile defenceman has rebounded from a poor start, right when his team needs him the most

Will Sergei Gonchar Make The Russian Olympic Team?


The veteran defender has struggled this season, but could be called upon for one last shot at gold

Is Kari Lehtonen One Of The NHL's Best Goalies?


Comparing the Dallas Stars netminder with the other top stoppers in the league

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