Stars-Jets Notes

Saturday, 10.12.2013 / 12:52 AM
Mark Stepneski

Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen is listed as day to day after leaving Friday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets with a lower body injury.

Stars coach Lindy Ruff didn’t have much of an update on Lehtonen after the game.

“He is day to day,” Ruff said when asked about Lehtonen.

It’s unclear when Lehtonen was hurt. He left during the TV timeout at 14:43 of the second period and was replaced by Dan Ellis. Lehtonen’s last save of the game was a pad stop on a close range shot by Evander Kane.

Lehtonen’s next scheduled start is Tuesday in Colorado. Ellis, who stopped 22 of 23 in 25:17 of playing time, will be in the net for Saturday’s tilt at Minnesota, a game he was already scheduled to start.


*Tyler Seguin registered his first four-point regular season NHL game.

*Alex Chiasson now has nine goals in his first ten NHL games.

*The Stars were 2-5 on the power play Friday. They are now 2-10 (20.0 percent) on the season.

*The Stars were 5-6 on the penalty kill. They are now 11-13 (84.6%) on the season.

*The Jets outshot the Stars 44-31, but the Stars had a 15-11 shots advantage and 2-0 lead after the first period.

*Seguin led the Stars with five shots on goal. Alex Chiasson and Brenden Dillon both had four shots on goal.

*The Stars won 24 of 64 (38 percent) of faceoffs in the game.

*Vernon Fiddler won 7 of 14 (50 percent). Seguin won 5 of 14 (36 percent). Horcoff won 4 of 15 (27 percent).

*Trevor Daley led the Stars with four blocked shots.

Stars lineup

Jamie Benn-Tyler Seguin-Rich Peverley

Ray Whitney-Cody Eakin-Alex Chiasson

Antoine Roussel-Shawn Horcoff-Erik Cole

Ryan Garbutt-Vernon-Fiddler-Valeri Nichushkin

Alex Goligoski-Sergei Gonchar

Brenden Dillon-Stephane Robidas

Trevor Daley-Jordie Benn

Kari Lehtonen (starter)

Dan Ellis

Scratched: Chris Mueller, Lane MacDermid, Kevin Connauton

Injured: Aaron Rome (hip)

Back to top ↑