Prospects must be signed within two years of being drafted by an NHL club. If a prospect remains unsigned past the deadline, he may re-enter the NHL Draft or become an Unrestricted Free Agent, depending on eligibility.
The 2019 NHL Awards will be held on Wednesday, June 19 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Stars goaltender Ben Bishop is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, awarded "to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position," along with Tampa Bay's Andrei Vasilevskiy and Robin Lehner of the New York Islanders.
The 2019 NHL Entry Draft will be held at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Stars tentatively hold four picks in this year's draft, including the 18th overall selection in the first round.
First Round: No. 18
Second Round: None; pick traded to N.Y. Rangers in package for F Mats Zuccarello
Third Round: None; pick traded to New Jersey in package for D Ben Lovejoy
Fourth Round: No. 111
Fifth Round: No. 142
Sixth Round: No. 173
Seventh Round: None; pick traded to Toronto in exchange for D Connor Carrick
Draft picks subject to change based on trades, etc.
Salary arbitration hearings between clubs and restricted free agents will be held from July 20 to Aug. 4. During this period, players can sign a contract with their current team any time before the arbitrator's ruling, which will be made no later than Aug. 6.
Of the Stars' 10 remaining RFAs, eight are eligible for arbitration.
The annual NHL Prospect Tournament returns to Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, Mich. for its 21st season from Sept. 6 through 10.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have been added to the eight-team pool for this season, joining the Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and Detroit Red Wings.