Head Coach: Glen Gulutzan
Official Team Site: DallasStars.com
HF Board: HFBoard.com - Dallas Stars
Fan Site: TheStarsFans.com
Record: 31-26-4 with 66 Points
Standings: Pacific Division-3rd, Western Conference-8th, NHL-16th
Home Record: 16-12-2
Away Record: 15-14-2
Overtime Record: 3-1
Shootout Record: 4-3
Streak: 2 Game Winning Streak
Last Five Games:
02.23 - at Chicago - W 3-1 - Box Score
02.21 - at Montreal - W 3-0 - Box Score
02.19 - vs Nashville - L 3-2 - Box Score
02.18 - at Phoenix - L 2-1 (OT) - Box Score
02.16 - vs Calgary - W 3-2 (OT) - Box Score
Next Five Games:
02.26 - vs Vancouver - 2:00 PM
02.29 - vs Pittsburgh - 6:30 PM
03.02 - at Edmonton - 8:30 PM
03.04 - at Calgary - 5:00 PM
03.06 - at Vancouver - 9:00 PM
Goals: 154 (20th)•
Goals Per Game: 2.52 (19th)•
Goals Allowed: 165 (16th)
Goals Allowed Per Game: 2.70 (16th)
Shots Per Game: 82.2 (22nd)•
Missed Shots: 761 (10th)•
Shots Allowed Per Game: 30.8 (22nd)•
Blocked Shots: 934 (8th)
Powerplay: 14.6% (26th)
Penalty Kill: 81.7% (19th)
Hits: 1,669 (3rd)•
THE MINNESOTA WILD
Head Coach: Mike Yeo
Official Team Site: MinnesotaWild.com
HF Board: HFBoard.com - Minnesota Wild
Fan Site: HockeyWilderness.com
Record: 27-24-9 with 63 Points
Standings: Northwest Division-4th, Western Conference-12th, NHL-22ndth
Home Record: 14-10-4
Away Record: 13-14-5
Overtime Record: 1-2
Shootout Record: 6-7
Streak: 2 Game Winning Streak
Last Five Games:
02.23 - at Florida - W 3-2 (SO) - Box Score
02.19 - vs Boston - W 2-0 - Box Score
02.18 - at St. Louis - L 4-0 - Box Score
02.16 - vs Winnipeg - L 4-3 (SO) - Box Score
02.14 - vs Anaheim - L 2-1 - Box Score
Next Five Games:
02.26 - vs San Jose - 5:00 PM
02.28 - vs Los Angeles - 6:30 PM
03.01 - at Montreal - 6:00 PM
03.02 - at Detroit - 6:30 PM
02.04 - vs Colorado - 6:00 PM
Goals: 128 (29th)
Goals Per Game: 2.13 (29th)
Goals Allowed: 149 (9th)•
Goals Allowed Per Game: 2.48 (9th)•
Shots Per Game: 26.6 (30th)
Missed Shots: 614 (27th)
Shots Allowed Per Game: 32.0 (29th)
Blocked Shots: 1,005 (2nd)•
Powerplay: 15.8% (22nd)•
Penalty Kill: 82.9% (12th)•
Hits: 1,339 (17th)
JERE LEHTINEN INJURY REPORT DALLAS
Total Man Games Lost: 134
Current Players Injured (3):
Brenden Morrow - IR - Upper Body
Jake Dowell - IR - Hand
Jamie Benn - Day-To-Day - Lower Body
Total Man Games Lost: 245
Current Players Injured (8):
Guillaume Latendresse - IR - Concussion
Jarod Palmer - IR - Concussion
Pierre-Marc Bouchard - IR - Concussion
Clayton Stoner - IR - Lower Body
Carson McMillan - IR - Lower Body
Mike Lundin - IR - Lower Body
Mikko Koivu - Day-To-Day - Undisclosed
Josh Harding - Day-To-Day - Undisclosed
DALLAS TEAM LEADERS
Points: Loui Eriksson - 51
Goals: Michael Ryder - 24
Assists: Jamie Benn & Loui Eriksson - 32
Hits: Steve Ott - 203
Plus/Minus: Jamie Benn & Michael Ryder - +13
Penalty Minutes: Steve Ott - 115
Shots: Michael Ryder - 147
Blocked Shots: Trevor Daley - 93
Missed Shots: Alex Goligoski - 63
Powerplay Goals: Four Players - 4
Shorthanded Goals: 4 Players - 1
Game Winning Goals: Jamie Benn & Michael Ryder - 5
Kari Lehtonen | 22-15-3
Games Played: 41 (Started 41)
GAA: 2.37 (95 Goals Allowed)
Save %: .920% (1,096 of 1,191)
Shut Outs: 2
Richard Bachman | 7-3-1
Games Played: 14 (Started 12)
GAA: 2.58 (32 Goals Allowed)
Save %: .916% (347 of 379)
Shut Outs: 1
Andrew Raycroft | 2-8-0
Games Played: 10 (Started 8)
GAA: 3.52 (31 Goals Allowed)
Save %: .898% (272 of 303)
Shut Outs: 0
MINNESOTA TEAM LEADERS
Points: Dany Heatley - 44
Goals: Dany Heatley - 19
Assists: Mikko Koivu - 27
Hits: Cal Clutterbuck - 209
Plus/Minus: Dany Heatley & Mikko Koivu - +10
Penalty Minutes: Cal Clutterbuck - 89
Shots: Dany Heatley - 185
Blocked Shots: Nick Schultz - 117
Missed Shots: Dany Heatley - 71
Powerplay Goals: Dany Heatley - 6
Shorthanded Goals: Cal Clutterbuck - 4
Game Winning Goals: Dany Heatley & Pierre-Marc Bouchard - 3
Niklas Backstrom | 16-15-6
Games Played: 38 (Started 37)
GAA: 2.30 (84 Goals Allowed)
Save %: .926% (1,044 of 1,128)
Shut Outs: 4
Josh Harding | 9-9-3
Games Played: 24 (Started 22)
GAA: 2.59 (57 Goals Allowed)
Save %: .919% (643 of 700)
Shut Outs: 1
Matt Hackett | 2-0-0
Games Played: 3 (Started 1)
GAA: 0.85 (2 Goals Allowed)
Save %: .977 (84 of 86)
Shut Outs: 0
SEASON SERIES: Minnesota 1-0-1 ALL TIME SERIES: 27-12-1-2 | Home: 17-2-1-1 | Away: 10-10-0-1
Dallas Goals: 127 ---- Minnesota Goals: 102
Regular Season: 27-12-1-2 | Home: 17-2-1-1 | Away: 10-10-0-1
Shoot Out: 4-1 | Home: 2-0 | Away: 2-1
Playoffs: 0-0 | Home: 0-0 | Away: 0-0
Record In Dallas: 27-12-1-2 | Home: 17-2-1-1 | Away: 10-10-0-1
Last Game In Series: 2.04.12 | vs Minnesota | Win 2-1 [Shootout] | GAME RECAP | GAME THREAD | GAME HIGHLIGHTS
THIS SEASON vs the Wild: Meetings:
12.08 - Dallas 2 at •Minnesota 5
02.04 - Dallas 2• vs Minnesota 1 (Shootout)
02.24 - Dallas vs Minnesota
03.13 - Dallas at Minnesota Goal Scorers:
DAL (3) - Nystrom, Larsen, Ribeiro (Shootout 2 - Eriksson, Benn)
MIN (6) - Setoguchi, Clutterbuck, Rau, Brodziak, Heatley, Brodziak (Shootout 1 - Cullen) Goaltenders:
DAL - Lehtonen (1stP|2nd) - 104:30 - 53 Shots - 48 Saves - 5 Goals Against - 1-1-0 Record
DAL - Bachman (1st) - 20:00 - 7 Shots - 6 Saves - 1 Goal Against - 0-0-0 Record
MIN - Harding (1st) - 60:00 - 25 Shots - 23 Saves - 2 Goals Against - 1-0-0 Record
MIN - Backstrom (2nd) - 65:00 - 26 Shots - 25 Saves - 1 Goal Against - 0-0-1 Record Special Teams:
DAL - 1 For 3 on Powerplay | 7 For 8 on Penalty Kill | 0 Shorthanded Goals
MIN - 1 For 8 on Powerplay | 2 For 3 on Penalty Kill | 0 Shorthanded Goals
PACIFIC DIVISION GAMES Dallas Stars Vs Minnesota (7:30 PM CT) Anaheim Ducks Vs OFF Los Angeles Kings Vs OFF Phoenix Coyotes Vs OFF San Jose Sharks Vs OFF
Tiebreakers - From NHL.com
1. The fewer number of games played (i.e., superior points percentage).
2. The greater number of games won, excluding games won in the shootout.
3. The greater number of points earned in games between the tied clubs. If two clubs are tied, and have not played an equal number of home games against each other, points earned in the first game played in the city that had the extra game shall not be included. If more than two clubs are tied, the higher percentage of available points earned in games among those clubs, and not including any "odd" games, shall be used to determine the standing.
4. The greater differential between goals for and against for the entire regular season.
Friday 24th - vs Minnesota - 7:30 PM - Fox Sports Southwest
Sunday 26th - vs Vancouver - 2:00 PM - Fox Sports Southwest
Wednesday 29th - vs Pittsburgh - 6:30 PM - NBC Sports Network
Tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild marks the 1,420 regular season game for the Stars since moving to the Lone Star State. Dallas is 740-477-125-78 (Wins-Losses-Ties-OT/SO Losses) in the previous 1,420 games.
Brenden Morrow is one power play goal away from moving into sole possession of 6th all-time in power play goals
Kari Lehtonen is one shutout away from moving into 8th all-time in shutouts.
Brenden Morrow is two shorthanded goals away from moving into 4th all-time in shorthanded goals.
Brenden Morrow is two points away from moving into 8th all-time in points.
Kari Lehtonen is two overtime/shootout losses away from moving into 9th all-time in overtime/shootout losses.
Steve Ott is nine penalty minutes away from moving into 5th all-time in penalty minutes.
Brenden Morrow is nine even strength goals away from moving into 6th all-time in even strength goals.
Brenden Morrow is nine assists away from moving into 9th all-time in assists.
Mike Ribeiro is nine assists away from moving into 10th all-time in assists.
Brenden Morrow is ten goals away from moving into 7th all-time in goals.
Kari Lehtonen is ten games played away from moving into 10th all-time in goaltender games played.
Kari Lehtonen is 14 wins away from moving into 7th all-time in goaltender wins.
Glen Gulutzan is 18 wins away from moving into 9th all-time in coaching wins.
Kari Lehtonen is 22 losses away from moving into 9th all-time in goaltender losses.
Loui Eriksson is 32 power play goals from moving into 10th all-time in power play goals.
Loui Eriksson is 35 goals away from moving into 10th all-time in goals.
Loui Eriksson is 35 even strength goals from moving into 10th all-time in even strength goals.
Brenden Morrow is 36 games away from moving into 5th all-time in games played.
Kari Lehtonen is 134 goals against from moving into 10th all-time in goals against.
Kari Lehtonen is 244 saves from moving into 6th all-time in saves.
Kari Lehtonen is 928 minutes played away from moving into 9th all-time in goaltender minutes played.
Trevor Daley is one point away from 150 career points.
Stephane Robidas is two assists away from 150 assists as a Dallas Star.
Steve Ott is three games away from 550 career games played.
Jamie Benn is four points away from 150 career points.
Tom Wandell is five games away from 200 career games played.
Jamie Benn is six penalty minutes away from 150 career penalty minutes.
Adam Burish is seven penalty minutes away from 150 penalty minutes as a Dallas Star.
Brenden Morrow is eight games away from 800 career games played.
Mark Fistric is eight games away from 250 career games played.
Mike Ribeiro is nine games away from 450 games played as a Dallas Star.
Toby Petersen is ten games away from 250 games played as a Dallas Star.
Mike Ribeiro is 12 points away from 400 points as a Dallas Star.
Stephane Robidas is 12 points away from 200 points as a Dallas Star.
Jamie Benn is 15 assists away from 100 career assists.
Brenden Morrow is 16 goals away from 250 career goals.
Steve Ott is 16 goals away from 100 career goals.
Loui Eriksson is 18 games away from 450 career games played.
Loui Eriksson is 19 goals away from 150 career goals.
Brenden Morrow is 21 assists away from 300 career assists.
Loui Eriksson is 22 assists away from 200 career assists.
Stephane Robidas is 26 penalty minutes away from 550 penalty minutes as a Dallas Star.
Alex Goligoski is 27 games away from 100 games played as a Dallas Star.
Kari Lehtonen is 28 games away from 150 games played as a Dallas Star.
Kari Lehtonen is 4-4-0 all-time against the Wild in 8 games with a 3.07 goals against average and a .885 save percentage. He has one shut out.
Richard Bachman is 0-0-0 all-time against the Wild in 1 game with a 3.00 goals against average and a .857 save percentage.
The Stars have won seven of their previous nine match ups against the Wild.
Dallas is just 17 wins away from equaling their win total as the North Stars.
Dallas is 9-9-1 against the Pacific Division this season.
Dallas is 16-4-0 this season when a defenseman scores a goal.
Dallas is 59-0-6 over the past three seasons when holding a lead after two periods. Their last loss in regulation was on October 31st, 2009 against Nashville. Dallas is 18-0-1 this season.
Dallas is 13-2-0 when scoring at least four goals, and 12-2-0 when allowing one goal.
Dallas is 27-4-1, this season, when allowing two-or-fewer goals in a game.
The Stars will play a total of 14 back-to-back series in 2011-12. The Stars are 6-13-4 in games included in back-to-backs, going 6-4-2 in the first game while 0-9-2 in the second.
The Dallas Stars are 4-3 in shootouts this season. The Stars beat Phoenix (2-1 on 10.10) in Dallas, Phoenix (2-1 on 10.25) in Phoenix, Los Angeles (2-1 on 1.12) in Los Angeles, and Minnesota (2-1 on 2.04) in Dallas. The Stars lost to Toronto (1-0 on 11.25) in Dallas, Detroit (1-0 on 1.17) in Dallas, and Buffalo (2-1 on 2.10) in Buffalo. To see full stats of the shoot out, CLICK HERE
OPPONENT LOOK: THE MINNESOTA WILD
Niklas Backstrom is 4-6-5 all-time against the Stars in 15 games with a 2.61 goals against average and a .902 save percentage.
Matt Hackett is 0-0-0 all-time against the Stars in 0 games with a 0.00 goals against average and a .000 save percentage.
Niklas Backstrom is 2-0-0 in his last two games, stopping 89 of the 91 shots fired his way.
Dany Heatley has 14 points in his previous 13 games (6 goals, 8 assists).
Devin Setoguchi has seven points in his last 7 games (4 goals, 3 assists).
Minnesota has not won in Dallas since a 3-2 overtime win on March 31st, 2003.
In those 15 games since the Wild won in Dallas, the Stars have outscored Minnesota 58-29.
Minnesota is on their first two-game winning streak since January 21st through 24th.
Minnesota has not had a three-game winning streak since November 28th through December 10th of 2011.
Minnesota is 5-7-3 in back-to-back games this season, with a 1-6-1 record in the first game and a 4-1-2 record in the second.
Minnesota has 9-0-1 this season, on the road, when scoring more than two goals. They're 4-14-4 when scoring two or fewer.
Minnesota is 16-15-4 this season when allowing the first goal.
DALLAS RECORDS & STATISTICS
Day games (before 5 pm): 2-1-0
Night games: 29-25-4
When leading after 1st Period: 16-3-1
When trailing after 1st Period: 2-18-2
When tied after 1st Period: 12-5-0
When leading after 2nd Period: 18-0-1
When trailing after 2nd Period: 3-22-0
When tied after 2nd Period: 10-4-3
When scoring first: 22-7-2
When trailing first: 9-19-2
When scoring a powerplay goal: 15-5-3
When not scoring a powerplay goal: 16-21-1
When allowing a powerplay goal: 12-14-2
When not allowing a powerplay goal: 19-12-2
1-goal games: 15-7-4
2-goal games: 8-5
3-goal games: 8-14
THE ZUBIE SHOOTOUT REPORT
Goals: 8-7 Games
76th All-Time - 10.10.11 - vs Phoenix - Win 2-1 - Lehtonen 2 Saves on 3 Shooters - Goals: Eriksson, Ribeiro - Win 2-1
77th All-Time - 10.25.11 - at Phoenix - Win 3-2 - Lehtonen 7 Saves on 8 Shooters - Goals: Ryder, Daley - Win 2-1
78th All-Time - 11.25.11 - vs Toronto - Loss 4-3 - Lehtonen 2 Saves on 3 Shooters - Goals: None - Loss 1-0
79th All-Time - 01.12.12 - at Los Angeles - Win 5-4 - Lehtonen 3 Saves on 3 Shooters - Goals: Eriksson - Win 1-0
80th All-Time - 01.17.12 - vs Detroit - Loss 3-2 - Bachman 2 Saves on 3 Shooters - Goals: None - Loss 1-0
81st All-Time - 02.04.12 - vs Minnesota - Win 2-1 - Lehtonen 2 Saves on 3 Shooters - Goals: Eriksson, Benn - Win 2-1
82nd All-Time - 02.10.12 - at Buffalo - Loss 3-2 - Lehtonen 3 Saves on 5 Shooters - Goals: Benn - Loss 2-1 Totals For Season - Shooters
Loui Eriksson - 3 For 7 (1 Game Winner)
Mike Ribeiro - 1 For 4 (1 Game Winner)
Michael Ryder - 1 For 5
Jamie Benn - 2 For 4 (1 Game Winner)
Sheldon Souray - 0 For 1
Brenden Morrow - 0 For 1
Steve Ott - 0 For 1
Trevor Daley - 1 For 2 (1 Game Winner)
Tomas Vincour - 0 For 1
Team: 8 For 25 | 7 Goals Totals For Season - Goaltenders
Lehtonen: 4-2 | 19 Saves - 25 Shots | 6 Goals Against
Bachman: 0-1 | 2 Saves - 3 Shots | 1 Goal Against
Team: 4-3 | 21 Saves - 28 Shots | 7 Goals Against
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