Found February 22, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Kari Lehtonen
TEAMS: Dallas Stars
It is no secret that the Dallas Stars are not a team that is particularly adept at defending the rush or clearing traffic out from in front of the net. When Kari Lehtonen is in goal, the team can often survive these shortcomings. When he's not between the pipes or has an off night, the Stars struggle. In last night's 4-3 home loss to Vancouver, Cristopher Nilstorp was victimized repeatedly by p...

Dry spell of little concern to Stars' Eriksson

FRISCO, Texas -- Loui Eriksson definitely knows it goes with the territory. As a goal scorer, sometimes it seems as if the opposing net is so wide open one could drive a Mack truck through the crease while there are other times where nothing a goal scorer does seems to result in the biscuit hitting the back of the basket. Well, the veteran Stars forward is definitely experiencing...

NHL Fights: Zack Kassian vs Antoine Roussel Who Is Hiding Behind A Visor Helmet

Dallas Stars rookie Antoine Roussel can’t be serious rushing Vancouver’s Zack Kassian to instigate a brawl while wearing a visor. And you don’t even man up and throw off the helmet during the fight? So it’s fair for you to throw bombs at a guy whose face is exposed while your nose is hiding behind a wall? Give credit to mountain man Kassian for continuing to throw bombs...

Stars hope to salvage a win against Sharks

DALLAS-- A week ago Friday, all was well with the Dallas Stars. The club was fresh off a come-from-behind win at Vancouver where they trailed 3-1 midway through the second period before storming back for three unanswered to leave Rogers Center with a huge 4-3 win, their second in a three-game trip through Western Canada. Glen Gulutzan's club headed back to the Lone Star State...

Benn has goal, assist in Stars' win over Sharks

DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn was all over the score sheet for the Dallas Stars. Benn had a goal, and assist and a rare fight that sparked the Stars to a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Dallas even got a pair of goals from its struggling power play. Jaromir Jagr and Michael Ryder also scored for the Stars, and Cristopher Nilstorp was outstanding in making 31 saves...

NHL Fight of the Night: Zack Kassian vs Antoine Roussel (Video)

The Vancouver Canucks beat the Dallas Stars last night 4-3.  The fight of the night between Zack Kassian (Canucks) and Antoine Roussel (Stars) wasn't as evenly matched though.  Stars rookie Roussel didn't seem to land any punches, and had his jersey covering his face pretty much the whole time.  I guess you could say the Stars were 0-2 on the night.  Check out the brawl...

LINK CITY: Pens ratings, ESPN, Zubov, Hall

Awful Announcing took a look at the NHL/ESPN relationship, including some bizarre statements from some ESPN suit. The Pens have the best TV ratings of any NHL team in the States. Steve Lepore over at PTM takes a look at the big numbers from the Pens/Flyers game. Read More... Matt Niskanen recently compared Letang to Sergei Zubov. Zubov's stats in first...

Bill Meltzer: Stars Gameday: 2/21/13 vs. Canucks

PREVIEW 6:30 AM CST After having three nights to get over Sunday's disappointing home loss to Calgary, the Dallas Stars (8-7-1) return to American Airlines Center ice tonight to take on the revenge-minded Vancouver Canucks (8-3-4). Last week in Vancouver, the Stars staged a dramatic comeback and stormed back from a 3-1 deficit to skate off with a 4-3 win. Tonight's...

Bill Meltzer: Stars Gameday: 2/23/13 vs. Sharks

PREVIEW 7:30 AM CST Losing to snap a two-game losing streak and climb back over the .500 mark on the season, the Dallas Stars (8-8-1) host the San Jose Sharks (8-5-3) tonight at the American Airlines Center. The game starts at 7:00 p.m. CST and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest. This is the first of four meetings between the Pacific Division clubs. They won't see...

2013 Game 17 Preview: Vancouver Canucks @ Dallas Stars

Vancouver Canucks (8-3-4, 20 pts) @ Dallas Stars (8-7-1, 17 pts) 7:30 PM CT American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas The Canucks – 3rd in the West Rankings: Goals – 11th, Goals Against – 6th, Power Play – 10th, Penalty Kill – 21st Vancouver has been in a slight tailspin since that last Stars game in which Dallas shockingly came back to win. The Canucks...
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