Found February 20, 2013 on
As important as top line center Jamie Benn and two-way forward Loui Eriksson are to the Dallas Stars' lineup, it is tough to dispute that goaltender Kari Lehtonen is the team's most important player. The team plays more confidently when the big Finn is between the pipes.
With Lehtonen in goal, the Stars know there is a very good chance they'll be kept competitive in the game, even if they are...
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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...
Another week of hockey, another bag of pucks...
Since last we visited, the Stars played four games with two wonderful victories and two difficult-to-swallow defeats. Such is life when the grind of the season leaves very little time for regrouping or even the occasional practice. It is a dogfight of the highest order and the Stars find themselves sitting in the familiar position...
The Dallas Stars social media team made a name for itself when they retorted to a Dallas Cowboys tweet that stated no one cared about hockey with the line “At least our number 9 got the job done.”
They also interact with Stars players on twitter, and when rookie Reilly Smith tweeted a reference to the movie Beerfest, the Stars’ social media team responded with a quote of their...
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.
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
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...