Veteran winger Jamie Langenbrunner is returning to Dallas after the last-place New Jersey Devils traded their captain to the Pacific Division-leading Stars.
No one is overlooking FC Dallas anymore.
FC Dallas coach Schellas Hyndman has been picked as the Major League Soccer coach of the year.
The NHL All-Star game will have a brand new look next year.
The Detroit Red Wings like their chances to chase the Stanley Cup, keeping the players they wanted from the team that ended last season strong and adding a few veterans they needed.
Forget about celebration hangovers and short summers, the biggest threat to the Chicago Blackhawks' hopes to repeat as Stanley Cup champion might be the salary cap.
The Phoenix Suns have extended coach Alvin Gentry's contract through the 2012-13 season.
The Columbus Blue Jackets made almost no changes to their roster after missing the NHL playoffs last season.
Seattle Storm forward Lauren Jackson was selected the WNBA's most valuable player for the third time in her career on Thursday night.