The Dallas Stars unveiled their full 20th Anniversary Team today. These choices were voted on by fans at the Stars’ website. I know I’d love to see this team suit up and play a game – how about you?
Read the full press release below to find out who is on the team and some plans to honor some of the players.
FRISCO, Texas – The Dallas Stars announced today the remainder of the 20th Anniversary Team, presented by Dr Pepper. Over the course of the last month, fans have had an opportunity to vote on DallasStars.com for who they would want to play on their all-time Dallas Stars team.
Marty Turco was the first member of the team to be honored on Thursday night against Vancouver; Brenden Morrow will be recognized Saturday night against San Jose, while next week’s honorees include Jere Lehtinen (Thursday, Feb. 28 vs. Edmonton) and Jamie Langenbrunner (Sunday, March 3 vs. St. Louis).
Listed below is the full 20th Anniversary Team roster:
Stu Barnes: 2002-2008
Jamie Benn: 2009-present
Guy Carbonneau: 1995-2000
Loui Eriksson: 2006-present
Bill Guerin: 2002-2006
Brett Hull: 1998-2001
Jere Lehtinen: 1995-2010
Jamie Langenbrunner: 1994-2002; 2010-2011
Mike Modano: 1988-2010
Brenden Morrow: 1999-present
Joe Nieuwendyk: 1995-2002
Steve Ott: 2002-2012
Derian Hatcher: 1991-2003
Craig Ludwig: 1991-1999
Stephane Robidas: 2002-2004; 2005-present
Darryl Sydor: 1995-2003; 2006-2007; 2008-2009
Sergei Zubov: 1996-2009
Ed Belfour: 1997-2002
Marty Turco: 2000-2010
Members of the 20th Anniversary Team will be honored at home games with special appearances, promotions and interactive content on DallasStars.com. Commemorative photos of that night’s honoree will be given to the first 10,000 entering the building.
The number of votes garnered for each player determined what position in the depth chart they have (i.e. first line center). Twelve forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders were selected by the fans for the team out of more than 200 players that have skated for the Dallas Stars. In total, over half-a-million online votes were cast. The remaining honorees will be announced on a weekly basis for the remainder of the season.
Fans are encouraged to visit DallasStars.com/myalltimeteam to view highlight videos of each player as they are honored.