Dallas Stars Logo – Dallas Stars is a professional team of ice hockey in the United States located in Dallas (Texas). Although the city is settled in Texas in 1993, was created in 1967 as an expansion franchise under the name Minnesota North Stars. They have a Stanley Cup, obtained in 1999. The team plays in the National Hockey League framed in the Pacific Division.
The transfer of franchise to Dallas was pretty controversial, so much promise that the NHL to Minnesota fans a new franchise in the future. Such equipment would be Minnesota Wild who began competing in the year 2000. The franchise slashed its name to Dallas Stars after his move to the southern city, and kept the original set block. Norman Green, who promoted the move to Dallas, he stayed only a year at the helm, selling its shares in 1994 to businessman Tom Hicks.
Over time, Dallas began to be one of the strongest teams in the championship. With a roster that featured players from Mike Modano, in 1999 the Stars won their first Stanley Cup, winning in six games to Buffalo Sabres. A year later tried to regain the championship, but lost in the final against New Jersey Devils. In addition to these finals, won seven division titles and two conference championships from 1999 to 2009. In 2008 they nearly reach the final of the championship, but lost to Detroit Red Wings. After several years qualifying for the playoffs, Dallas failed that purpose in the 2008-09 season.