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Martin St. Louis
Tampa Bay Lightning
Without their top two centers until after the All-Star break, the Dallas Stars know they'll have to grind out victories.
The Tampa Bay Lightning would take a road win no matter how it looks.
Dallas will try to snap a three-game losing streak Friday night when the Lightning go for their first victory away from home in seven attempts.
With Mike Ribeiro already out for a few weeks following a knee injury suffered Jan. 7 against Edmonton, the Stars (24-19-2) received even more bad news Sunday when All-Star Jamie Benn had an appendectomy that could keep him sidelined for two weeks.
Dallas, which has three more games before the break, has scored twice in two contests with Ribeiro and Benn both out of the lineup. The pair has 23 goals and 50 assists.
"We've just got to keep sticking with it - kind of a depleted lineup with our two big centermen out, but this is the way we're going to have to play," said captain Brenden Morrow, who scored for the first time in 13 ...
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Evan Oberg from the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League today, Vice President and ...
Tampa Bay Lightning (18-23-4, 40 pts) @ Dallas Stars (24-19-2, 50 pts)
7:30 PM CT, January 20, 2012
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Struggle, struggle, struggle. That's the name of the game right now for Dallas. Down their top two centers and at the edge of the playoff picture, Dallas has struggled to get points in the past week. Since Jan. 20, Dallas has managed to...
The second comes 3:36 into the third to help end a six-game road losing streak.
The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a rare road victory, and they got it done without a goal from top scorer Steven Stamkos. Instead, it was Teddy Purcell who supplied the offense with two goals, and Mathieu Garon made 27 saves to help Tampa Bay beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night. With the game even at 1, Purcell carried the puck from the right circle into the slot and backhanded a shot past...
Kari Lehtonen makes 20 saves for Stars but gives up key late goal in loss to Lightning.
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DALLAS (AP) Teddy Purcell scored twice, and Mathieu Garon made 27 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars
2-1 on Friday night.
It just keeps getting better and better.
Both from the fan’s perspective and from the point of view of the Dallas Stars Foundation, the 14th Annual Park Place Dealerships Casino Night event was the best one yet.
With all proceeds ben...
Teddy Purcell scored twice, and Mathieu Garon made 27 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night.
Teddy Purcell scored twice, and Mathieu Garon made 27 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday.
He didn't scream, pout, or even add some "character marks" to the decorum of the Tampa Bay Lightning locker room by shattering a stick in a heave born of frustration.
Rather, Bolts head coach Guy Boucher, seemingly unparalleled in the...