During his 17 years managing the Capitals George McPhee often pointed out that the right way to build a hockey team is through the draft, not free agency.
DALLAS (AP) Jaromir Jagr and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout to lift the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night.
DETROIT (AP) When Michael Ryder scored in the third period to give Dallas a two-goal lead, Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen relaxed a bit.
DALLAS (AP) Jaromir Jagr scored two goals and assisted on the game-winner in his Dallas debut, and the Stars opened the shortened season with a 4-3 victory against the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday
For the next two weeks CSNWashington.com will continue our team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.