- Saturday, September 17, 2011
North Stars suffer first loss
Aberdeen rallied from a 3-0 deficit late in the second period to beat the Traverse City North StarsContinued ...
- Friday, September 16, 2011
North Stars win in shootout
Kyle Laslo stopped 26 shots Thursday afternoon as the Traverse City North Stars edged Odessa 3-2 in a shootout in the NAHL Showcase Tournament.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 15, 2011
North Stars win season opener
BLAINE, Minn. — The Traverse City North Stars gave Chad Fournier a win in his head coaching debut Wednesday night with a 4-1 triumph over Texas in the opening round of the NAHL Showcase Tournament.Continued ...
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Stars hit the road for NAHL Showcase
After a quartet of exhibition games, the Traverse City North Stars start the season in earnest Wednesday at the North American Hockey League's Showcase Tournament.Continued ...
- Wednesday, August 3, 2011
North Stars to have local flavor
Fans going to Traverse City North Stars games this season are likely to see a lot of familiar faces.Continued ...
- Friday, July 29, 2011
Roster spots on line for Stars
After losing 14 players off their 23-man roster, the Traverse City North Stars begin the reloading process today at Centre ICE. Some 50 players have been invited to this weekend’s main camp, which starts today and runs through Sunday.Continued ...
- Friday, May 20, 2011
Two North Stars drafted in USHL
Two Traverse City North Stars have been drafted by the United States Hockey League.Continued ...
Traverse City native Chris Dienes was a second-round pick (17th overall) by the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders.
Fellow defenseman Zach Dorer was a third-round pick by the Des Moines Buccaneers (34th overall) in the 19-round, 285-pick draft.
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
North Stars make coaching changes
A "different voice with the same message" will be on the Traverse City bench next season.Continued ...
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
North Stars reloading for 2011-12
The future sure looks bright for the Traverse City North Stars.Continued ...
- Sunday, April 10, 2011
Season ends for North Stars
Traverse City saw its season come to an end on Saturday with a 5-0 loss to the Michigan Warriors in Game 4 of their NAHL North Division Conference series.Continued ...
- Saturday, April 9, 2011
North Stars face elimination
The Traverse City North Stars have their backs against the wall. The defending North Division Champions will need a win in today's Game 4 of the first round series with Michigan to avoid elimination from the NAHL playoffs. The host Warriors took a 2-1 series lead on Friday with an overtime win over Traverse City. A.J. White netted the winner for Michigan off a rebound 16 minutes into the extra session.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 7, 2011
Stars head to Flint for Games 3-4
If the Traverse City North Stars win this series, it may be by a hair. And with most of the Stars' players going with mohawks for the playoffs, maybe they have the follicular fortitude to go into Flint's Perani Arena and take at least one of two games from the Michigan Warriors this weekend.Continued ...
- Monday, April 4, 2011
North Stars to stay in Traverse City
The North Stars are staying in Traverse City. Team majority owner Raj Wiener said the team will be remain here for the 2011-12 season. After that, the franchise's future in Traverse City will be re-evaluated.Continued ...
- Sunday, April 3, 2011
Stars even series with OT win
Michael Szmatula scored 47 seconds into overtime to cap off a wild comeback 5-4 win for Traverse City and even the first-round playoff series with Michigan at a game each.Continued ...
- Saturday, April 2, 2011
Warriors take Game 1
The third period's the charm for Michigan. The Warriors — outplayed for the first two period and outshot 21-8 in the process — kicked it up a notch in the third period and Traverse City didn't respond. That extra notch by Michigan gave it a 3-1 victory and a 1-0 lead in the North Division semifinal series that continues tonight at Centre ICE.Continued ...
- Friday, April 1, 2011
Playoffs begin today for Stars
The Traverse City North Stars host the Michigan Warriors in today's first-round playoff opener.Continued ...
- Monday, March 28, 2011
Stars to host Warriors in first round
The Traverse City North Stars will host the Michigan Warriors in a first-round North American Hockey League playoff series.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 26, 2011
Stars rout Port Huron
Traverse City cruised to a 7-1 lead and ended up with a lopsided victory over Port Huron in the North Stars' regular-season home finale, clinching second place in the North American Hockey League's North Division and home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.Continued ...
- Friday, March 25, 2011
North Stars' goal: Clinch home ice
While a lot of people are taking off for spring break, the Traverse City North Stars are hoping to punch their ticket to stay right here.Continued ...
With a win in tonight's regular-season home finale, the Stars would clinch home-ice advantage for the first round of the North American Hockey League playoffs.
Traverse City's magic number is down to one, meaning the team only needs to get one of four points in this weekend's home-and-home series with Port Huron. Janesville and Michigan — currently tied for third in the North Division, one spot behind Traverse City — need to win their last three contests to have a chance to pass the North Stars for second.
- Monday, March 21, 2011
Stars eye home ice in playoff 1st round
The North Stars put a virtual chokehold on second place in the North Division with a 4-2 victory over Motor City.Continued ...
- Sunday, March 20, 2011
Metal Jackets bury Stars
With a playoff spot secure, the Traverse City North Stars may have let up a bit on Saturday, getting routed by Motor City 6-1.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 19, 2011
Stars clinch playoff spot
Tim Opie scored 2:26 into overtime on Friday, capping a comeback and 5-4 victory that clinched a playoff berth for the Traverse City North Stars.Continued ...
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Photo Gallery: Stars beat Motor City
The North Stars scored their first goal with the man advantage since Feb. 23 — a span of 42 straight power plays — on what would be the game-winner in Tuesday's 2-1 home win over Motor City.Continued ...
Stars' future in TC is in question
The future of the North Stars in Traverse City is up in the air. Team majority owner Raj Weiner said Tuesday that the franchise is being assessed — as it was last year — to see if it will remain in Traverse City. Asked what the odds were that the North Stars would be back in Traverse City for a seventh year in 2011-12, Weiner responded, "If you ask me that in May, I'll know."Continued ...
- Monday, March 14, 2011
North Stars get big road win
Two for the road. Traverse City traveled to North Division leading St. Louis for the weekend and came away with a pair of wins, including Sunday's 2-1 victory over the Bandits. The North Stars tied Janesville for second place in the division standings with 71 points. St. Louis leads with 78 points.Continued ...