Stars have held their own vs. Ducks this season

When the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks drop the puck on their 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round series on Wednesday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, it's a matchup replete with storylines.
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Kari Lehtonen Can Once Again Prove Doubters Wrong

from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, Lehtonen last was in the postseason in 2007 as a member of the Atlanta Thrashers. Just 23 at the time, he had helped the Thrashers make the playoffs for the first time by forging a 34-24-9 record. In the opening game against the New York Rangers, he lost a 4-2 contest and was replaced by Johan Hedberg in Game 2. In Game 3, he returned...
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Why the Dallas Stars Made the Playoffs

Six years. It’s been six years since the Dallas Stars made the Stanley Cup playoffs, but finally the streak is over. The streak that has seen three coaching changes ended April 11, 2014 when the Dallas Stars defeated the St. Louis Blues 3-0. There have been many tough seasons since the Stars have made the postseason but there have been several aspects that have led them back into...
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Stars beat Blues, clinch first NHL playoff berth in six years

For the first time in six years, the Stanley Cup Playoffs will return to Dallas. With a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday at the American Airlines Center, the Stars clinched the final playoff spot, the second wild-card berth, over Phoenix. As the Stars celebrated in the locker room after breaking their franchise-record playoff drought, no one could have appreciated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Dallas Stars: Playoffs in their Future?

Tonight, the Dallas Stars were in a game against the St. Louis Blues that could potentially be a playoff berth for the Stars. For quite some time, they have been in a race for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference, with the Phoenix Coyotes who have been hot on Dallas’ tail all season.The reason I feel they are in this position lies in the roster.  Last year when the...
Via Route4Sports
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Dallas Stars make the playoffs for first time in six years, are ecstatic about it

The Dallas Stars made the playoffs for the first time since 2008 by defeating the St. Louis Blues 3-0, bumping the Phoenix Coyotes out of the playoff mix and setting the set of 16 teams that will battle for the Stanley Cup starting next Wednesday, and after the game,'s Mark Stepneski reports that the Stars were nothing less than ecstatic about their achievement...
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Blues blanked by Stars 3-0

DALLAS -- Trevor Daley had a goal and an assist, Kari Lehtonen recorded his fifth shutout of the season, and the Dallas Stars clinched their first playoff berth since 2008 with a 3-0 victory against the St. Louis Blues on Friday night. The Stars missed the postseason a franchise-record five straight seasons after never going more than one without a playoff trip since moving to Dallas...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Jackets clinch playoff berth in 3-1 victory over Stars

DALLAS (AP) -- Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu added goals to the one Columbus already had when the makeup game started, and the Blue Jackets clinched the second playoff berth in franchise history with a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets had a 1-0 lead when the puck dropped because that was the score March 10, the night the original game was postponed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Before the CBJ puck drops: Dallas Stars (again)

GAME 80: Dallas Stars 39-29-11 -- 5th place in the Central Division, 1 point out of the final Western Conference wild card seed 7-3-0 in last 10 games SCORING RANKINGS Dallas Goals for: 2.86 goals/game - 8th in the NHL Goals against: 2.76 goals/game - 19th Columbus Goals for: 2.76 goals/game - 12th in the NHL Goals against: 2.63 goals/game - 15th SINCE WE LAST MET (on March 10th...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Predators Slim Playoff Hopes Officially Ended by the Stars

I hate the shootout in the NHL. I hate that two teams can go toe-to-toe for 65 minutes, and at the end have the winner determined by the hockey equivalent of a coin flip. I hate that an individual skills competition bearing zero relation to the hockey game that preceded it is the decider of said hockey game. And I hate that the Dallas Stars have lost more shootouts than they'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Stars inch closer to playoffs with SO win vs. Preds

  The Dallas Stars coughed up the lead not once but twice, but in the end it was Tyler Seguin who bailed them out of what was a pretty sloppy performance in a 3-2 shootout win against the Nashville Predators at American Airlines Center on Tuesday night. With that victory, the Stars' 39th of the season, Dallas now moves two points ahead of the Phoenix Coyotes, who lost 3-2 in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Gassed Stars blow 2-0 lead, fall in Florida

The Dallas Stars blew a 2-0 lead early in the second period and ended their five-game road trip with a disappointing 3-2 loss at the Florida Panthers on Sunday afternoon. Dallas, who was playing the tail end of a back-to-back after getting a big win over the playoff bound-Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night, struck early when captain Jamie Benn made it 1-0 just 45 seconds into...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Rich Peverley aims at returning to NHL following heart procedure

   Center Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars says he eventually wants to return to the NHL when his heart condition has cleared up. Peverley collapsed on the players’ bench in the first period during a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 10 and the contest was called off while medical staff rushed to his aid. The player was then rushed to hospital and later underwent...
Via Hockey Fan Land
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Blues fall one point behind first in NHL with 4-2 loss to Stars

ST. LOUIS -- The Dallas Stars are trying to make a late playoff push. Against a team battling for first place overall in the league, the Stars stepped up their game. Colton Sceviour got the first two goals and Antoine Roussel scored on a breakaway in the third period to give the Stars a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. "This was a huge test for us,"...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Predators stopped by Stars

DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars' top goal scorers got major help on Friday night. Seven different Stars scored in a 7-3 victory over the Nashville Predators. Tyler Seguin or Jamie Benn was not among them. Each player had an assist. Colton Sceviour, Trevor Daley and Ryan Garbutt each had a goal and an assist. Alex Goligoski had three assists, tying his career high. Going into the game...
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