Game 78 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Vancouver Canucks

Dallas Stars (42-30-5, 89 pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (47-21-9, 103 pts) 9:00 PM CT, March 30, 2012 Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Stars: Here we are, one week left in the season and the most critical stretch of games still to come. The Stars are still clinging to their Pacific Division lead (and playoff […]

Game 77 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Edmonton Oilers

Dallas Stars (41-30-5, 87 pts) @ Edmonton Oilers (31-36-9, 71 pts) 8:30 PM CT, March 28, 2012 Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Tonight’s game provides one thing for the Stars, a chance to get back on track. The loss to the Flames on Monday night was a big setback for the Stars in their playoff hopes. […]

Stars Doomed By Mistakes In 5-3 Loss To Flames

Final Dallas 3 – Calgary 5 Ugly. That’s really all you can say about this game. It was flat out ugly. Numerous stupid penalties, egregious turnovers and all-around foolish play doomed the Stars in their 5-3 loss to the Calgary Flames. It really was a game that the Stars should have handily won but they […]

The Week Ahead: The Penultimate Week

It’s the penultimate week of the season and the Stars are still, somehow still, in a prime position to finally break their playoff drought. Dallas enters this week tied with the Phoenix Coyotes for the division lead and just one point ahead of the ninth and tenth place teams so any lapse in play can […]

Game 76 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Calgary Flames

Dallas Stars (41-29-5, 87 pts) @ Calgary Flames (34-27-15, 83 pts) 8:00 PM CT, March 26, 2012 Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada The game tonight means one thing for the Stars, opportunity. It’s an opportunity to put themselves further ahead of the Phoenix Coyotes (a team that they have two games in hand on), a team […]

Stars Get Stymied By Schneider, Lose 2-1

Final Dallas 1 – Vancouver 2 Damn that Cory Schneider. At the end of the game, that’s all I could think. The Canucks nominal backup goalie played an incredible game last night as the Stars lost to the Vancouver Canucks. The loss, combined with wins by the LA Kings and Phoenix Coyotes, dropped the Stars […]

Game 74 Preview: Vancouver Canucks @ Dallas Stars

Vancouver Canucks (43-21-09, 95 pts) @ Dallas Stars (40-28-5, 85 pts) 7:30 PM CT, March 22, 2012 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Spirits are high in Stars camp. Dallas is coming off a critical 4-3 overtime over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday. The win kept the Stars atop the division and third place in the […]

Game 73 Preview: Phoenix Coyotes @ Dallas Stars

Phoenix Coyotes (36-26-11, 83 pts) @ Dallas Stars (39-28-5, 83 pts) 7:00 PM CT, March 20, 2012 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas It’s all in the Stars hands now. Game 73 of the season and the Stars hold the division lead and the third spot in the Western Conference by the slimmest of margins. The […]

The Week Ahead: It’s Crunch Time

Three weeks left to go in the season and the difference is now one point. One point is all that separates the Stars and their perilous position in the third spot in the West from a slip all the way down to 11th in the West and out of the playoffs. Things are getting tighter […]

Stars Wet The Bed, Lose 4-1 To The Chicago Blackhawks

Final Dallas 1 – Chicago 4 10 seconds. That’s all the Chicago Blackhawks needed to put Stars in a bind. 1 minute 42 seconds. That’s all the Blackhawks needed to put the Stars away. A ridiculously quick start from Chicago in this game just killed Dallas and they could never recover from it. The Stars […]

Game 72 Preview: Chicago Blackhawks @ Dallas Stars

Chicago Blackhawks (38-25-8, 84 pts) @ Dallas Stars (39-27-5, 83 pts) 8:30 PM ET, March 16, 2012 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas There’s been tougher matchups and more grueling games, but tonight is the true indicator of what this Stars team is made of. Tonight is the bounce back game, the game where the Stars […]

Game 71 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Winnipeg Jets

Dallas Stars (39-26-5, 83 pts) @ Winnipeg Jets (32-29-8, 72 pts) 7:30 PM CT, March 14, 2012 MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada The Stars just keep on rolling through their March schedule. They beat the Minnesota Wild last night to get to a season high six game winning streak and have now gotten 21 of […]

Stars ride Lehtonen to a six game winning streak

Final Dallas 1 – Minnesota 0 It certainly wasn’t very pretty, but the Dallas Stars have now won a season high six straight games. The difference in this game once again was the stellar performance of Kari Lehtonen, who stopped 25 of 25 shots en route to his second straight shutout and fourth of the […]

Game 70 Preview: Dallas Stars @ Minnesota Wild

Dallas Stars (38-26-5, 81 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (29-30-10, 68 pts) 7:00 PM CT, March 13, 2012 Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota The red hot Dallas Stars look to continue their point streak tonight in a game against their northern rivals, the Minnesota Wild. After grueling games against some of the NHL’s best, today’s […]