Found November 04, 2011 on
Dallas' recently-completed October was one of the best in franchise history since moving to Texas. The way goaltender Kari Lehtonen has opened the season, November could be a very good month as well.
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There was a time when depending on Kari Lehtonen to be in your lineup on a regular basis was about as reliable as Patrick Kaleta not head-butting a guy.
That changed when Lehtonen was dealt to the Dallas Stars in the middle of the 2009-10 season. The move was looked at as a big risk by GM Joe Nieuwendyk, especially since a 4th-round pick and touted prospect Ivan Vishnevskiy went...
Well, the first month of the 2011-12 NHL season is in the books and through their first 11 games, the Dallas Stars have an 8-3-0 record and sport an impressive point total of 16. So, it's safe to say the Glen Gulutzan era is off to a roaring start here in Big D. But the hiring of Gulutzan wasn't the only change for the local club this season.
Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk, who...
Former Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock is fond of referring to wide-open games as "track meets," because the two teams race up and down the ice all night long, trading off scoring chances and goals. The defensive-minded coach hated such games, even when his team won, although he confesses they are entertaining for fans.
It was almost predictable that the Stars would...
DALLAS (AP) Loui Eriksson wasn't quite sure how he scored his second goal of the night. The only certainty for Eriksson was
that the puck went into the net and gave Dallas a win.
Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene completely danced through the Dallas Stars defense on Friday night, completing a hat trick with this beautiful goal. You have to wonder what the three pylons in Dallas uniforms were doing when they just let Duchene skate right between them and towards the net. Duchene had to avoid no checks, [...]
Dallas Stars' Steve Ott out for Friday's game, could miss more time with hip injury
The Colorado Avalanche lost 6-7 in OT against the Dallas Stars in what Steve Martin would’ve referred to as a wild and crazy game. I still believe that the Avs have reason to feel cautiously optimistic after their loss, even though the team saw several defensive breakdowns and didn’t get the usual quality of goaltending from Semyon Varlamov. The reason for the optimism can be...
Before the games, the Avs and Stars watch game film of the Philiadelphia Flyers-Winnipeg Jets game and decided "I want to try that."
Matt Duchene had a four point night including his first career hat trick but the Avs still fell 7-6 in OT on night where the bounces were crazier than a Tim Burton Pinball Machine.
Despite coming out to a 2-0 lead in the first period...
Loui Eriksson scored his second goal of the night at 3:55 of overtime as the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-6 Friday night.
Following are some odds and ends on the Stars' final off night in a stretch of six nights without a game. The club returns to the ice tomorrow night, taking on the Colorado Avalanche at the American Airlines Center.
* Jamie Benn has practiced the last few days after receiving a cortisone injection to alleviate pain in his wrist. However, Steve Ott (hip) has not practiced and...
It's safe to say things are going the Dallas Stars' way.
Coming off a wild victory, the first-place Stars look to extend their best start in five years as they begin a four-game road trip against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.
After Dallas missed the playoffs the last three years, most wouldn't have expected to find the team atop the Pacific Division a month into...
Oft-injured Avalanche winger Peter Mueller, who has played in just 18 games over three seasons in Colorado, participated in a full practice with the team today and is again shooting toward a
Loui Eriksson scored his second goal of the night at 3:55 of overtime as the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-6 Friday.
Avalanche coach Joe Sacco wanted more offense and he got it in the form of six goals. Unfortunately, the Avs gave up seven, falling in overtime 7-6 to the Dallas Stars on Friday night.