Found March 30, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
TEAMS: Dallas Stars
PREVIEW 9:00 AM CDT With five games left in the 2011-12 regular season, there is good news and bad news for the Dallas Stars (42-30-5). The good news is that the first-place team completely controls its own fate in the simultaneous battles for the Pacific Division championship (and guaranteed third seed in the Western Conference Playoffs) and, failing that, for either the seventh or eighth play...

Kari Lehtonen Hits Fan in Face With Puck, Has Hilarious Mix-Up Trying to Provide Help (Video)

Kari Lehtonen tried to do the right thing during warmups of Friday night's Canucks-Stars game. The problem was, one fan wouldn't let him. Lehtonen tried to toss a towel to a fan whose nose was bleeding after apparently getting hit in the face by a puck. However, another fan, carrying a "Kari for Vezina" sign, thought the gift was meant for her and grabbed it from...

Stars Goalie Kari Lehtonen Drills His Fan With Puck During Warmups

The Dallas Stars were in Vancouver last night and for some reason there seemed to be an inordinate amount of Stars’ jersey chasers hanging on the glass during warmups. And one backwards hat bro. Of course some Stars fatty was holding a sign for goalie Kari Lehtonen. One thing led to another and Kari launched a puck in the fatty’s direction. The bad part? Kari drilled the dude...

Kari Lehtonen involved in bizarre flying puck incident

The Stars played the Canucks in Vancouver on Friday, and during pre-game warmups a Stars’ fan suffered a stitches-worthy injury at the hands of Kari Lehtonen. Lehtonen haphazardly hit the puck towards a fan wearing a Steve Ott jersey and ended up hitting him in the nose. Lehtonen noticed, took a towel and tossed it over the boards. He also gave the man a stick for his troubles...

Kari Lehtonen accidentally hits Stars fan in face with puck during pregame warmups (Video)

During pregame warmups before Friday night's NHL game in Vancouver, Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen accidentally hit a Stars fan in the face with a flying puck, setting off a hilarious chain of events to follow. The video of the incident starts off by showing a male and female Stars fan in the front row. Note the female fan is obviously a big Lehtonen fan as she holds...

Ryder's 3 points lead Stars to win over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Michael Ryder scored two goals and added an assist to lift the Dallas Stars over the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Mike Ribeiro also scored and had two assists for the Stars (42-30-5), who are locked in the tight Pacific Division race. Ales Hemsky had the lone goal for the Oilers (31-37-9), who were 5-0-2 in their previous seven games. Edmonton...

Bill Meltzer: Star Gazing: 3/29/12

The Stars took care of business last night in Edmonton, skating off with a 3-1 victory and retaking possession of first place in the Pacific Division. It was a huge night for Michael Ryder (two goals), Mike Ribeiro (one goal, two assists), Loui Eriksson (two assists) and goalie Kari Lehtonen (31 saves). Ryder's first goal, which gave the Stars a 1-0 lead midway through the...

Stars 3, Oilers 1

Michael Ryder scored two goals and added an assist to lift the Dallas Stars over the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Mike Ribeiro also scored and had two assists for the Stars (42-30-5), who moved back atop the tight Pacific Division. Dallas has a one-point lead over Los Angeles and San Jose, and a two-point edge over Phoenix. Each team has five games remaining. Ales Hemsky...

Ian Esplen: Drive for 5

Follow me on Twitter for random hockey talk, question and answer sessions, and the odd witty tweet Twitter Buttons Vancouver goes looking for win number 48, as they entertain the Dallas Stars at Rogers Arena. The Stars come in with their sights set firmly on tops in the Pacific Division and will surely bring a physical, playoff style of game tonight. Vancouver looks primed...

Kari Lehtonen accidently hits Stars fan with puck, fan winds up with blood, stitches, and a stick

Last night in Vancouver, two Dallas Stars fans were watching warmups. One of the fans (a woman) was holding a sign that read 'Kari 4 Vezina.' The other fan (a man) was taking an accidental puck to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Game 78 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Vancouver Canucks

Dallas Stars (42-30-5, 89 pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (47-21-9, 103 pts) 9:00 PM CT, March 30, 2012 Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Stars: Here we are, one week left in the season and the most critical stretch of games still to come. The Stars are still clinging to their Pacific Division lead (and playoff spot) only due to tiebreakers now. Only one point separates...

Dallas Stars vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Friday Night Full of Stars The Vancouver Canucks recent schedule has allowed them to play kingmaker in the race for the final playoff spots in the Western Conference. A run of games against Dallas, Colorado, and Los Angeles has helped the Canucks not only effectively eliminate the Avalanche from the race but also helped give the team a week long litmus test to see how they measure...

Stars-Sharks Preview

With another disheartening loss, the Dallas Stars dropped out of the Pacific Division lead and toward the bottom of the Western Conference playoff picture. The San Jose Sharks experienced a similar feeling earlier in the week. The wild race for the Pacific title gets more interesting as the slumping teams begin a crucial home-and-home series Saturday night at HP Pavilion. Dallas...

Seeing Stars

Oilers lose 3-1 to Stars Some things never change. For the Oilers it seems the Dallas Stars will always be a tough to beat, or even play team. Missing Taylor Hall from the line-up, the Oilers played a snoozer of a game in Rexall Place Wednesday night. But with results like this do you cheer or dread the upcoming end of the season? Continue reading "Seeing Stars"

Bill Meltzer: Stars Gameday: 3/31/12 @ Sharks

PREVIEW 7:30 AM CDT Having fallen out of first place in the Pacific Division for the third time in nine days, the Dallas Stars (42-31-8) face a critical home-and-home series with the San Jose Sharks (39-29-10). Tonight's game in San Jose is the Stars' final game of a four-game road trip. The puck drops at 9:30 p.m. CDT and the game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest...
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