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StarGazing - February 14th vs. Detroit Red Wings

Tuesday, 02.14.2012 / 10:39 AM / News
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StarGazing - February 14th vs. Detroit Red Wings

TUESDAY’S GAME:
Dallas Stars (28-24-3, 59 points – 4th, Pacific Division)
at Detroit Red Wings (38-17-2, 78 points – 1st, Central Division)
6:30 p.m. CT at Joe Louis Arena

BROADCAST INFO:
FOX Sports Southwest and Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket.

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS vs. DETROIT RED WINGS:
Overall: 101-102-36
Home: 58-42-20
Road: 43-60-16
This Season: 0-2-1
11/12/11 – @ Detroit, 2-5 L
01/03/12 – vs. Detroit, 4-5 L
01/17/12 – vs. Detroit, 2-3 L (SO)
02/14/12 – @ Detroit


FIVE THINGS TO WATCH:

1. The Dallas Stars and Detroit Red Wings conclude their season series on Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena. The Stars trail the series 0-2-1 and are looking to avoid being swept for the first time against the Wings since the 2003-04 season (0-3-1).
 
2.
Dallas has killed off each of Detroit’s eight power plays in the season series and are one of two Western Conference teams the Red Wings have not scored a power play goal against so far this season (other is Vancouver Canucks). The Stars franchise has never blanked Detroit on the power play in a season series.
 
3.
Tuesday’s game will be the 19th time in team history that the Stars will play on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) as well as the fifth time they faceoff against the Red Wings on this date (most against any team). The Stars have a 6-11-1 overall record on Valentine’s Day with a 1-2-1 record against Detroit. The club has not won on a Feb. 14 since 2001 (vs. LAK, 4-2 W) going 0-5-0 since then.
 
4.
Three of the top-four highest goal scoring, Swedish-born players since the start of the 2008-09 season are slated to faceoff Tuesday. Loui Eriksson (2nd, 110 goals), Johan Franzen (3rd, 94 goals), and Henrik Zetterberg (4th, 89 goals) are each on the list. Daniel Sedin is at the top with 125 goals since 2008-09.
 
5.
The Stars are looking for all-time win number 102 against the Wings. In fact, a victory will pull the Stars to an all-time .500 record against them and will move the Stars into a tie with the Los Angeles Kings for the most wins against any NHL opponent in club history (102).



WHO TO WATCH:

LOUI ERIKSSON
has recorded at least one point in nine consecutive games against the Detroit Red Wings (7-6-13). His three game-winning goals against them are the most he has against any NHL opponent. A goal on Tuesday night would move Eriksson ahead of Ulf Dahlen for most goals by a Swedish-born player in team history(both tied at 130 goals).
 
MIKE RIBEIRO
has notched 12 points in his last 14 games against Detroit (3-9-12).
 
ALEX GOLIGOSKI
is currently on his second three-game point streak (1-4-5) of theseason. Goligoski leads all Dallas defensemen with seven goals this season.
 




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 33 22 9 2 102 67 46
3 STL 32 21 9 2 98 78 44
4 NSH 30 20 8 2 81 59 42
5 SJS 33 18 11 4 94 85 40
6 WPG 33 17 10 6 80 76 40
7 LAK 34 17 11 6 94 84 40
8 VAN 31 18 11 2 89 88 38
9 CGY 34 17 15 2 98 92 36
10 MIN 30 16 12 2 86 78 34
11 DAL 31 13 13 5 89 104 31
12 COL 32 11 13 8 83 100 30
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 33 7 20 6 69 110 20

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Seguin 31 23 16 7 39
J. Benn 31 9 19 1 28
J. Spezza 31 6 18 -9 24
T. Daley 31 7 9 -13 16
A. Roussel 31 7 9 -3 16
C. Eakin 28 6 7 5 13
A. Goligoski 31 1 12 2 13
S. Horcoff 31 4 7 0 11
E. Cole 30 5 5 -5 10
R. Garbutt 23 5 5 -5 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 13 7 5 .907 2.89
A. Lindback 0 5 0 .861 4.63
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