Social Networks
  • RSS

StarGazing - December 8th vs San Jose

Thursday, 12.8.2011 / 9:18 AM CT / News
Dallas Stars
Share with your Friends

StarGazing - December 8th vs San Jose

Dallas Stars (15-10-1, 31 points – 2nd, Pacific Division)
at San Jose Sharks (14-9-1, 29 points – 4th, Pacific Division)
9:30 p.m. CT at HP Pavilion

Overall: 54-37-11
Home: 23-20-8
Away: 31-17-3
This Season: 0-0-0
11/19/11 – vs. San Jose, L 4-1
12/8/11 – @ San Jose (9:30 p.m. CT)
2/2/12 – @ San Jose (9:30 p.m. CT)
3/8/12 – vs. San Jose (7:30 p.m. CT)
3/31/12 – @ San Jose (9:30 p.m. CT)
4/3/12 – vs. San Jose (7:30 p.m. CT)

BROADCAST INFO: Fox Sports Southwest and Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket


1. The Dallas Stars and San Jose Sharks will meet for the second of six meetings this season on Thursday night, with the Stars holding a record of 0-1-0. Dallas is 10-5-1 in the last 16 contests in San Jose, and has had a losing record in one season in the Bay Area just once since the 1999-00 season.

2.  The Stars are just one of two NHL teams that have not allowed a shorthanded goal through the first 26 games of the season. Through 26 contests of the 2010-11 season, Dallas had allowed three goals while down a man. The last time the Stars allowed a shorthanded goal was April 8, 2011 at Colorado (Yip).

3. Thursday’s game against the Sharks marks the beginning of the Stars’ longest road trip of the season, which also includes stops at Staples Center (Kings), Madison Square Garden (Rangers), Nassau Coliseum (Islanders), and Prudential Center (Devils). Dallas had a record of 1-3-1 in the only road swing that spanned at least five games last season.

4. Three Stars players had a higher point total against the Sharks more than any other NHL team last season. Jamie Benn had seven points (3 goals, 4 assists), Stephane Robidas had five points (5 assists), and Steve Ott had four points (4 assists) in six games against the Sharks last season.

5. The Stars have allowed the most shots per game (32.7) in the NHL, while the Sharks are tied for the league-lead in shots per game (Detroit), averaging 34.5 shots on net per game.


LOUI ERIKSSON has more assists (15) in his career against the Sharks than any other Pacific Division opponent.

MICHAEL RYDER has never scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks – one of three NHL teams he has yet to have scored against in his career (CGY, DET others).

, who scored the lone goal in the loss to the Sharks on Nov. 19, has scored more goals (15) in his career against San Jose than any other NHL opponent.

 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 © 1999-2016 DSE Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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