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How the 2014-15 Dallas Stars Were Built

by Mark Stepneski / Dallas Stars

Here’s a look at how the 2014-15 Dallas Stars were built. The list includes the 22 players on the Stars active roster along with one player on injured reserve (Sergei Gonchar) and one player who has been declared injured non-roster (Rich Peverley).

Of those 24 players, six were drafted by the Stars, ten were acquired via trade and eight were signed via free agency.

Draft (6)

Jamie Benn, LW: 5th round (129th overall) 2007

Trevor Daley, D: 2nd round (43rd overall) 2002

Patrik Nemeth, D: 2nd round (41st overall) 2010

Valeri Nichushkin, RW: 1st round (10th overall) 2013

Jamie Oleksiak, D: 1st round (14th overall) 2011

Colton Sceviour, RW: 4th round (112th overall) 2007

Trade (10)

Erik Cole, LW: Acquired from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Michael Ryder and a third-round pick in the 2013. (2/26/13)

Kevin Connauton, D: Acquired from the Vancouver Canucks along with a second-round pick in 2013 for center Derek Roy. (4/2/13)

Cody Eakin, C: Acquired from the Washington Capitals along with a second-round pick in 2012 in exchange for center Mike Ribeiro. (6/22/12)

Alex Goligoski, D: Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for left wing James Neal and defenseman Matt Niskanen. (2/21/11)

Sergei Gonchar, D: Rights acquired from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a sixth-round pick in 2013. (6/7/13).

Shawn Horcoff, C: Acquired from Edmonton in exchange for defenseman Philip Larsen and a seventh-round pick in 2016. (7/5/13)

Kari Lehtonen, G: Acquired from Atlanta in exchange for defenseman Ivan Vishnevskiy and a fourth-round pick in 2010. (2/9/10)

Rich Peverley, C: Acquired from Boston along with center Tyler Seguin and defenseman Ryan Button in exchange for forwards Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith, Matt Fraser and defenseman Joe Morrow. (7/4/13)

Tyler Seguin, C: Acquired from Boston along with center Rich Peverley and defenseman Ryan Button in exchange for forwards Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith, Matt Fraser and defenseman Joe Morrow. (7/4/13)

Jason Spezza, C: Acquired from Ottawa along with left wing Ludwig Karlsson in exchange for forwards Alex Chiasson, Alex Guptill, Nick Paul and a second-round draft pick in 2015. (7/1/14)

Free Agency (8)

Jordie Benn, D: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2011

Brenden Dillon, D: Signed as a free agent on March 1, 2011

Patrick Eaves, RW: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2014

Vernon Fiddler, C: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2011

Ryan Garbutt, LW: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2011

Ales Hemsky, RW: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2014

Anders Lindback, G: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2014

Antoine Roussel, LW: Signed as a free agent on July 2, 2012

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