It will not be long before the NHL buzz picks up with Dallas Stars training camp around the corner. The anticipation has Blackout Dallas in a nostalgic mood. There is no better time for fans to talk about the top players in team history.
Blackout Dallas drops the puck on our 2021 “All-Time Stars” series by revisiting the top forwards in Dallas Stars history.
5. Tyler Seguin (2010-Present)
Seguin only saw 3 games of action last season, but his absence due to injury, surgery, and recovery was a rarity. The Stars’ stud centerman has been unbelievably durable throughout his career. Seguin played in all 82 Dallas Stars games during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 regular seasons.
Seguin deserves tremendous credit from fans for evolving into a top two-way player.
Tyler Seguin’s durability is one example of how he matured his game to meet the team’s defense-first philosophy. Additionally, the Brampton, Ontario native’s stats show his increased emphasis on face-off win percentage and blocked shots. Seguin deserves tremendous credit from fans for evolving into a top two-way player.
Seguin has sacrificed offense for defense, but remains the Stars’ most productive forward threat. Now 29, Seguin has averaged more than 77 points per season in Dallas, excluding the COVID-disrupted 2019-20 season. However, Seguin’s 50 regular season and 13 playoff points were instrumental in Dallas’s run to the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals.
Seguin’s tenure with the Dallas Stars includes 3 All Star selections. Additionally, Seguin ranks 10th all-time in assists and points in team history.