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Rare No TV for Sunday’s Game

Streak of over 1,100 Games Televised to Come to an End

Wednesday, 03.10.2010 / 6:02 PM / News
By Dallas Stars Staff
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Rare No TV for Sunday\u2019s Game


Sunday’s Dallas Stars home game vs. Colorado was not picked up by NBC and unfortunately will not be televised in the local DFW area. The Stars tried to get it picked up by a local carrier, but the team was not successful in finding a broadcast home. The Dallas Stars’ philosophy is to attempt in getting every game televised and that philosophy continues moving forward.

Here are some notes around the unfortunate end to a fairly impressive television streak. To give fans an idea – roughly half of the 30 teams in the league televise every game this season; it was at about 10 teams back in 2000-2001 (DAL, NYR, DET, COL, BUF, PHI, BOS, MTL, OTT, and maybe one or two others). Notables that do not televise every game this year: MIN, LA, ANA, CGY, VAN, EDM, among others.

The Stars will snap a string of 1,101 consecutive games (including playoff games) televised in DFW this Sunday vs. Colorado (2 pm). Among them, 974 came in the regular season, while 127 were in the playoffs. This streak began with the final five games of the 1996-97 season and will end in the Stars’ 67th game of the 2009-10 season vs. LA this Friday. The Stars televised every game for 11 consecutive seasons (1997-98  --  2008-09). Most of these contests were televised on FOX Sports Southwest or My27, with others coming on VERSUS, NBC, KDFW-TV, ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, or FOX.

The last Stars regular season game not televised in Dallas-Ft. Worth: April 4, 1997 at Anaheim.

NHL Center Ice customers in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex will be able to access Sunday’s game via the Colorado feed. The NHL has lifted the blackout for this contest since there is no local broadcast.

Come See the Game Live!
Fans who would like to see Sunday’s game vs. Colorado can take advantage of the latest Stars special offer to attend the game live at American Airlines Center – “The Arby’s Real Deal” features $18 upper level seats that include a free James Neal T-shirt and a voucher for a free Arby’s combo meal with every ticket. Click here to take advantage of The Real Deal or call 214 GO STARS for more information.

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 49 32 11 6 146 130 70
2 NSH 48 31 11 6 145 115 68
3 STL 48 31 13 4 156 117 66
4 CHI 48 30 16 2 151 112 62
5 WPG 50 26 16 8 140 127 60
6 SJS 49 26 17 6 137 135 58
7 VAN 46 26 17 3 124 118 55
8 CGY 49 26 20 3 140 127 55
9 LAK 48 21 15 12 133 129 54
10 COL 50 21 18 11 131 141 53
11 DAL 48 22 19 7 152 157 51
12 MIN 48 22 20 6 131 138 50
13 ARI 48 17 25 6 111 161 40
14 EDM 49 13 27 9 113 162 35

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Seguin 48 28 25 1 53
J. Benn 48 16 28 -2 44
J. Spezza 48 8 27 -4 35
T. Daley 45 12 12 -7 24
E. Cole 44 12 11 3 23
A. Goligoski 48 1 22 8 23
A. Roussel 48 11 11 -1 22
C. Eakin 45 9 13 8 22
J. Klingberg 34 7 13 8 20
A. Hemsky 45 8 11 -6 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 20 11 7 .903 2.99
A. Lindback 2 7 0 .875 3.79
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