Stars' preseason includes stop in San Antonio

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Stars will play eight preseason games in 2012, including three at the American Airlines Center.

The Stars, who announced their preseason schedule Friday, will begin training camp in Boise, Idaho, on Sept. 21. Their first exhibition takes place Sept. 25 against the Minnesota Wild at CenturyLink Arena, home of Dallas' ECHL affiliate in Idaho.

Dallas returns to Texas to play a pair of games against the Florida Panthers, the first coming Sept. 28 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, and the second the following night at the American Airlines Center.

The Stars’ regular-season schedule, along with the remainder of the league’s 2012-13 campaign, will be released early next week.