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Jamie Benn scored his first two goals of the season, and the Dallas Stars beat Colorado 3-2 on Monday, spoiling the night for Milan Hejduk as the Avalanche forward was honored for playing in his 1,000th NHL game.
Brenden Morrow also scored, and Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for Dallas.
Hejduk had a goal, as he did in his first career game, and P.A. Parenteau added another in the Avalanche's first home loss of the season.
There was a scary moment early in the game when referee Chris Rooney was hit by a puck after a shot by Dallas defenseman Jamie Oleksiak deflected off the skate of Colorado's Paul Stastny.
The puck appeared to carom off the head of Rooney, who stayed down behind the Avalanche net. Rooney eventually skated off the ice.
No update was given on his condition.
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Dallas Stars 3 - Colorado Avalanche 2
It wasn't the prettiest or most convincing of wins, but the Stars were able to get it done last night. Jamie Benn carried the team with his two goals and Kari Lehtonen was just good enough as Dallas put Friday's ugly effort behind them.
The obvious one here would be Jamie Benn. His first goal was...
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Stars have activated center Derek Roy and goalie Cris Nilstorp from the injured list.
Roy, who missed five games with a groin injury, will be available Monday night at Colorado. Nilstorp and defenseman Jordie Benn have been sent to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.
Nilstorp's assignment means Richard Bachman will remain the backup to Kari...
No one would call it a masterpiece, but the Dallas Stars rode a breakout game from Jamie Benn and a strong goaltending performance from Kari Lehtonen to a 3-2 win over the Avalanche last night in Denver. Dallas built and relinquished a 2-0 lead before Benn's second goal of the game restored the lead for good.
Stars coach Glen Gulutzan engineered wholesale lineup changes...
DENVER -- Jamie Benn had two goals and an assist, Brenden Morrow also scored, and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Monday night. Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for the Stars (4-5-1), who won for just the second time in their past seven games. The majority of game was played with one referee after official Chris Rooney was hurt 3:12 into the first period. A shot by...
Dallas Stars center Derek Roy, who has missed the last five games with a groin injury, is expected to return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, the Dallas Morning News reported Sunday. Roy, 29, participated in drills during the team's skate on Sunday. He has hasn't played since Jan. 24, the same day the signing of Jamie Benn was announced...
In an effort to make sure you are reading enough about the Dallas Stars and the NHL, I plan on henceforth to offer my "bag of pucks" to you on a weekly basis throughout the season. This will be a series of thoughts and opinions and stuff off youtube that might enhance your hockey experience. Enjoy.
IMPERFECT ATTENDANCE FROM TOP 6
Certainly, the start of the Stars season...
PREVIEW 9:30 AM CST
In the middle game of a three-game road trip and a three-game-in-four night gauntlet, the Dallas Stars (3-5-1) head to the Mile High City tonight to take on the Colorado Avalance (4-4-0). The game starts at 8 PM CST and will be broadcast nationally on NBC Sports Network.
This is the first of three meetings between the teams this season. Last year, the teams...
The Stars are playing tonight's NBCSN game against the Colorado Avalanche. We have been busting their chops pretty regularly since the season started. Mostly, the jokes have revolved around their usage of imaginary players and fans. Let's take a look at some real live facts about Texas' favorite hockey team (for Texans aware that there is a hockey team).
- The leading...
Dallas Stars 0 - Phoenix Coyotes 2
The Stars had another ugly game on the second night of a back-to-back and found themselves on the wrong side of a 2-0 scoreline last night. The game overall was just flat out bad and the Stars continue to be bamboozled by the back-to-backs.
There were very few positives to take away from this game. The penalty...
Dallas Stars (3-5-1, 7 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (4-4-0, 8 pts)
8:00 PM CT
Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Goals – 20th, Goals Against – 11th, Power Play – 30th, Penalty Kill – 22nd
For Dallas, there might not be a better time to play the Colorado Avalanche. The Avs have been riddled with injuries lately as captain Gabriel Landeskog...
Dallas Stars (4-5-1, 9 pts) @ Edmonton Oilers (4-3-2, 10 pts)
9:00 PM CT
Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Goals – 22nd, Goals Against – 11th, Power Play – 3rd, Penalty Kill – 6th
Edmonton comes into this game on a three game losing streak (though two have been in OT/SO) and riding an offense that hasn’t been as prolific...
PREVIEW 10:00 AM CST
Concluding a three-game road trip before a brief return to the American Airlines Center, the Dallas Stars (4-5-1) head north of the border to take on an Edmonton Oilers (4-3-2) team loaded with prime young talent. The game starts at 8 PM CST and will be televised locally on Fox Sports Southwest Plus and nationally in Canada on TSN.
This is the first of...