Training Camp Blog: Day Eight

Inside the Dallas Stars 2008 Training Camp

Friday, 09.26.2008 / 4:47 PM CT / 2008 Training Camp Blog
By Dallas Stars Staff
X
Share with your Friends


Training Camp Blog: Day Eight

Throughout training camp, different members of the Dallas Stars will sit down and share their thoughts on the day’s events leading up until Opening Night.

Day 8: September 26, 2008
Center Mike Ribeiro

It feels good to be back, and it’s great seeing everyone every day. I love watching the young guys get better as camp progresses, as well as getting a feel for the new guys and seeing how they play. I’m anxious to play some more games and start winning a bit, and then I think everything will be OK.

Last night’s game wasn’t the outcome we wanted, but it was still good. For the first skate for some of us, I thought we created a lot of opportunities offensively – we had a lot of shots in the first period, I think. The power play is something that needs some work, but this was only the first home game, so we have some time to work on that and get it up to speed by the start of the regular season. It was great to watch the young guys last night, too. I thought they did well and, like I said, you want to win, too, so hopefully Saturday we can do that.

Even though we’ve lost the first two games, no one’s really concerned. You want to win, obviously, but it is the preseason and we’re still working with different lineups every day. I’m sure Saturday our team will look a bit closer to how it will look toward the beginning of the season, and it will be nice to see how we’re going to react to the game and hopefully we’ll pull out a win.

I played on a line with Fabian Brunnstrom yesterday, and it was good to see what he can do. He’s got some great skills and he holds on to the puck long enough to make some good plays. It was nice to play with him. Guys like Sean Avery, too. He’s not someone we’ve seen a lot, but you can see he’s got a lot of speed and a lot of talent. There are a lot of young guys here with skills, too, and hopefully they can get better and come help the team.

Last night, Morrow and I seemed to pick up a bit from where we left off last season. We kind of have to! We didn’t play together during the first training camp scrimmage, and yesterday was probably the first time we were on a line together again. We just know how to play together, and it was nice to have Brunnstrom with us, too, with his skills. I think Saturday will be me, Brenden and Lehts and it’s going to be nice to be together again and try and create offense and hopefully win the game with the team.


More Training Camp Blog Entries: Click Here >>

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 78 47 22 9 224 193 103
3 STL 76 46 23 7 229 190 99
4 CHI 76 46 24 6 217 176 98
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 77 45 27 5 224 208 95
7 CGY 77 42 28 7 229 204 91
8 WPG 77 39 26 12 217 204 90
9 LAK 76 37 25 14 201 192 88
10 DAL 77 37 30 10 239 248 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 76 35 29 12 206 213 82
13 EDM 76 23 40 13 185 255 59
14 ARI 77 23 46 8 161 256 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 77 28 46 -6 74
T. Seguin 67 35 35 -4 70
J. Spezza 77 17 42 -3 59
J. Klingberg 60 11 27 3 38
C. Eakin 73 17 19 -5 36
T. Daley 63 16 20 -10 36
A. Goligoski 77 4 31 -2 35
A. Hemsky 71 11 21 -5 32
S. Horcoff 73 11 17 7 28
V. Fiddler 75 12 15 -5 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 34 16 10 .906 2.88
J. Enroth 1 5 0 .877 3.16
 
#LONESTARSSTATE GAMEDAY FAN

DallasStars.com is the official Web site of DSE Hockey Club, L.P.  The Stars name and logos are registered trademarks of the NHL and the Stars. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 DSE Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

Corporate Partnerships | Contact UsPrivacy Policy | AdChoices | Job Opportunities | NHL.com Terms of Use | Site Map | Find us on Google+