Game 65: @ Anaheim, 3/06
Your Dallas Stars (30-26-8, 68 pts) At The Anaheim Ducks (31-28-6, 68 pts)
Regular Season Game 65, Overall Game 72, National Hockey League Game 968
Where: Honda Center | Anaheim, California
Date: Friday, March 6th
Time: 9:00 PM Central Time
Stars TV/Radio: Fox Sports Southwest | 820 AM WBAP
Ducks TV/Radio: PrimeTicket | AM 830 KLAA
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...nhl/dallas.jpg: 3/5 - L 5-4 [OT] - At http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...losangeles.jpg - Recap - Scoresheet
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...hl/anaheim.jpg: 3/3 - L 3-2 [OT] - At http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...hl/chicago.jpg - Recap - Scoresheet
Official Team Site: DallasStars.com
HF Board: HFBoard.com - Dallas Stars
Fan Site #1: TheStarsFans.com
Fan Site #2: Unofficial Boards
Record: 30-26-8 with 68 Points
Standings: Pacific Division-2nd, Western Conference-9th, NHL-19th
Home Record: 17-12-4
Away Record: 13-14-4
Last 10 Games: 3-6-1 [1 Game Losing Streak]
Overtime Record: 8-8 [5-4 Shoot Out]
Official Team Site: AnaheimDucks.com
HF Board: HFBoard.com - Anaheim Ducks
Record: 31-28-6 with 68 Points
Standings: Pacific Division-3rd, Western Conference-10th, NHL-20th
Home Record: 15-13-3
Away Record: 16-15-3
Last 10 Games: 5-4-1 [1 Game Losing Streak]
Overtime Record: 6-6 [3-2 Shoot Out]
The Walzy Injury Report
Dallas - 6 Players Injured
Landon Wilson - Upper Body - Day-To-Day
Brenden Morrow - Torn ACL - Long Term IR
Sergei Zubov - Hip - Long Term IR
Brad Richards - Broken Wrist - IR
Toby Petersen - Broken Foot - IR
Jere Lehtinen - Lower Body - Day-To-Day
Total Man Games Lost: 260
Anaheim - 3 Players Injured
Brad Larsen - Sports Hernia - IR
Francois Beauchemin - Torn ACL - IR
Bret Hedican - Back Spasms - Day-To-Day
Total Man Games Lost: 203
Last Game Recap
Opponent: Dallas At San Jose
Result: Win 4-1
Article #1 - Dallas Morning News - "Kings of pain: Stars stumble in OT, 5-4."
Article #2 - Dallas Morning News - "Stars welcome Morrison and sit Lehtinen."
Article #3 - Dallas Morning News - "Stars' Brunnstrom earns positive marks"
Article #4 - Los Angeles Times - "Kings put on a show for new teammate."
Article #5 - Los Angeles Times - "Kings win on Michael Handzus hat trick."
2nd - Dallas (0-1) - 5:49 - Eriksson (Modano | Sutherby)
2nd - Dallas (0-2) - 10:38 - Ribeiro (Ott | Parrish)
2nd - Dallas (0-3) - 12:03 - Neal (Brunnstrom | Fistric)
2nd - Los Angeles (1-3) - 15:41 - Handzus (Quincey | Frolov) [PP]
2nd - Los Angeles (2-3) - 16:14 - Frolov (Brown | Kopitar)
2nd - Dallas (2-4) - 19:48 - Ott (Ribeiro | Eriksson)
3rd - Los Angeles (3-4) - 16:42 - Handzus (Kopitar | Doughty) [PP]
3rd - Los Angeles (4-4) - 19:46 - Kopitar (Purcell | Doughty)
OT - Los Angeles (5-4) - 1:31 - Handzus (Johnson | Frolov)
Dallas: 1st - 6 | 2nd - 13 | 3rd - 3 | OT - 1 | Total - 23
Los Angeles: 1st - 10 | 2nd - 8 | 3rd - 21 | OT - 1 | Total - 40
Powerplays: Dallas - 0 For 3 | Los Angeles - 2 For 10
Faceoffs: Dallas - 24 For 66 | Los Angeles - 42 For 66
Hits: Dallas - 35 | Los Angeles - 28
Takeaways: Dallas - 1 | Los Angeles - 3
Giveaways: Dallas - 12 | Los Angeles - 13
Blocked Shots: Dallas - 14 | Los Angeles - 9
Time on Ice: Dallas - Daley [26:19] | Los Angeles - Doughty [26:50]
Dallas: Turco - 61:31 - 35 Saves - 40 Shots [L]
Los Angeles: Ersberg - 40:00 - 15 Saves - 19 Shots
Los Angeles: Quick - 20:23 - 4 Saves - 4 Shots [W]
Three Stars Of The Game
#1. Michael Handzus | Los Angeles - Hat Trick
#2. Anze Kopitar | Los Angeles - Goal, Assist
#3. Steve Ott | Dallas - Goal, Assist
Referees: Dennis LaRue | Justin StPierre
Linesmen: Mark Wheler | Mike Cvik
Goals: Dallas-182 Anaheim-179
Goals Per Game: Dallas- 2.8 Anaheim-2.8
Goals Allowed: Dallas-193 Anaheim-189
Goals Allowed Per Game: Dallas-3.0 Anaheim-2.9
Shots Per Game: Dallas-28.8 Anaheim-29.7
Shots Allowed Per Game: Dallas-27.8 Anaheim-30.8
Powerplay: Dallas-16.2% Anaheim-21.6%
Penalty Kill: Dallas-79.5% Anaheim-79.9%
All Time Series: Dallas 56-29-8
Regular Season: 50-23-8 | Home: 30-9-3 | Away: 20-14-5
Playoffs: 6-6 | Home: 3-3 | Away: 3-3
In Dallas: 56-29-8 | Home: 33-12-3 | Away: 23-17-5
Shoot Out: 3-3 | Home: 2-1 | Away: 1-2
Last Game In Series: 2/28/09 | vs Anaheim | L 4-3 - Highlights - Game Thread
11/07 - Dallas 5 at Anaheim 2
11/22 - Dallas 1 vs Anaheim 2 [Shoot Out]
12/27 - Dallas 4 vs Anaheim 3 [Overtime]
02/28 - Dallas 3 vs Anaheim 4
03/06 - Dallas at Anaheim
04/10 - Dallas at Anaheim
This Season vs the Ducks
Powerplay: 4 For 21
Penalty Kill: 10 For 14
Goals: Dallas 13-10
Goalies - Dallas: 2-1-1 Anaheim: 2-1-1
[DAL] - Turco (1st|2nd|3rd|4th) - 247:05 - 84 of 94 Saves - 10 Goals Against
[ANA] - Giguere (1stP|3rd|4th) - 149:16 - 73 of 84 Saves - 11 Goals Against
[ANA] - Hiller (1st|2nd) - 99:08 - 43 of 45 Saves - 2 Goals Against
Dallas Stars At Anaheim
Anaheim Ducks Vs Dallas
Los Angeles Kings Vs OFF
Phoenix Coyotes At Buffalo
San Jose Sharks Vs OFF
Friday 6th - at Anaheim* - 9:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Sunday 8th - vs Montreal - 5:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Tuesday 10th - at St.Louis - 7:30 PM - FSN Southwest
Thursday 12th - vs Carolina - 7:30 PM - My27
Saturday 14th - vs Minnesota - 7:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Tuesday 17th - at Vancouver - 9:00 PM - My27
Wednesday 18th - at Calgary - 8:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Saturday 21st - at San Jose* - 3:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Tuesday 24th - vs Vancouver - 7:30 PM - FSN Southwest
Thursday 26th - vs Los Angeles* - 7:30 PM - FSN Southwest
Saturday 28th - vs Florida - 7:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Monday 30th - at Phoenix* - 9:00 PM - FSN Southwest
Tuesday 31st - at Los Angeles* - 9:30 PM - FSN Southwest
Sunday 1st - vs Pittsburgh - Loss 4-1 - Recap - Scoresheet - Game Stats
Tuesday 3rd - at San Jose* - Win 4-1 - Recap - Scoresheet - Game Stats
Thursday 5th - at Los Angeles* - Loss 5-4 [OT] - Recap - Scoresheet - Game Stats
Points: Mike Ribeiro - 59
Goals: Loui Eriksson - 29
Assists: Mike Ribeiro - 43
+/-: Stephane Robidas - +13
Penalty Minutes: Krys Barch - 118
Shots: Brad Richards - 179 (Modano with 163)
Marty Turco | 29-23-7
Save %: .897%
Shut Outs: 2
Tobias Stephan | 1-3-0
Save %: .878%
Shut Outs: 0
Brent Krahn | 0-0-0
Save %: .667%
Shut Outs: 0
Shoot Out Look
Fabian Brunnstrom: 0 For 2
Loui Eriksson: 1 For 4
Jere Lehtinen: 1 For 2
Mike Modano: 2 For 4
James Neal: 3 For 4
Mark Parrish: 0 For 1
Mike Ribeiro: 5 For 9
Brad Richards: 2 For 7
Sergei Zubov: 0 For 2
Team: 14 For 35 | 14 Goals
Turco: 5-4 | 24 Saves - 36 Shots | 12 Goals Against
Stephan: 0-0 | 0 Saves - 0 Shots | 0 Goals Against
Krahn: 0-0 | 0 Saves - 0 Shots | 0 Goals Against
Team: 5-4 | 24 Saves - 36 Shots | 12 Goals Against
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Everything updated. Go Stars Go.
(But Fading Quickly)
Still Hating Sydor!
Go Stars Go!
A loss tonight would basically end the Stars' season. Their odds would drop down to around 30% of making the playoffs. A win however would keep them around a 50/50 chance. Huge potential swing.
**** you Robidas....Just getting it out of the way now!
Just win...and don't blow it!!!
go Stars and don't **** it up with a few minutes to go again
That's all that matters.
Well this is encouraging..
2006, 3-2 L in OT after leading 2-0: Stars win next 6 in a row.
2006, 6-5 L after leading 5-2: Stars go 11-3-0 in next 14.
2007, 6-5 L in OT after leading 4-0: Stars go 6-0-1 in their next 7.
Morrison with the hatty, you heard it here first.
I know Les Jackson said they want to use Morrison as a center, but I'd rather Sutherby continue in the role, and let Morrison see if he would work on Modano's wing.
More than anything though, Parrish needs to be back on the 4th line, but I'd prefer the press box.
The box score from last night is an embarrassment. Go look at ice time for players, especially on the powerplay and explain to me Tippet's thinking. Parrish needs to be cut again and if Tippet persists in playing him he needs to go ASAP too.
Ugh, just awful. Oh and those who defend Turco explain to me what 55 minutes of effort is sufficient for a guy making his salary with an NTC. By the day his contract is looking more and more like one of the worst in this league. He hasn't gotten to the level of the NY troika but he's creeping up my personal list.
If the Stars ever tried to move Turco's contract I think we'd find out just how bad it really is...
Yeah, here's Brunnstrom floating around the perimeter like usual.
Makes it easier to get back to the bench.
Turco makes way too much money for the quality of play he has given the Stars this season. He makes 5.7 million dollars. His 2.80 GAA and .898 save percentage rank 27th and 36th respectively out of 43 goalies with at least 20 games played.
Between the contract and the NTC his debt to value ration is atrocious. Can he steal games? Yes, but for every game he steals it seems that he gives ones away too. What's that other lovely statistic? 10 goals on the first shot this season. That's 17% of the time this season the other team has scored on their first shot. None of these numbers scream winner, good value, or leader.
But heck they're just numbers right. Stats don't matter, Turco's subpar play this season was because of Avery, then injuries and now well he's tired. Everything will be magically better next season when it matters. His contract year. He's not worth the money now and certainly won't be worth the money he demands then.
This is the first bad season of his career, stop freaking out and acting like we should dump him at the drop of a dime. You wanna talk about numbers, try looking at Turco's goaltending stats over the last 5 years. But what does that prove, they're just numbers; consistency doesn't mean anything.
Seems to be a popular thought when dealing with Turco.
Turco's entering the age of goalies who's numbers don't get better. His best years are behind him. His athletic form won't improve with age. He's not 25, 28 or even 31 anymore. What upside is there for a guy who's going to turn 34 before the start of next season? He relies on his athletic skills to make plays because he's not a very technical goal keeper. Age catches up to all of us. Maybe he's still got three to five years. I don't know, but my best guess is probably not. I don't believe there's a way in the world he gets moved this off season. I do question as should everyone whether he should be retained beyond the length of his current contract.
What baring do stats three years ago have on him now? If he were 28 going into his prime they'd be relevant. 33 soon to be 34, questions about the quality of his play lately seem a little more important.
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