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StarGazing - February 21st vs. Montreal Canadiens

Tuesday, 02.21.2012 / 10:26 AM / News
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StarGazing - February 21st vs. Montreal Canadiens

TUESDAY’S GAME:
Dallas Stars (29-26-4, 62 points – 10th, Western Conference)
at Montreal Canadiens (24-26-10, 58 points – 13th, Eastern Conference)
7:30 p.m. CT at Bell Centre

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

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS:
Overall: 31-70-21
Home: 19-31-12
Road: 12-39-9
This Season: 0-0-0
2/21/2012 – at Montreal


FIVE THINGS TO WATCH:

1. The Dallas Stars and Montreal Canadiens meet for their lone matchup of the season on Tuesday night. Dallas is looking for their first win in Montreal since Nov. 12, 2002 (4-2 W). Since then, they have earned a 0-2-0 record at Bell Centre. 
 
2.
The meeting between the Stars and Canadiens on Tuesday night will be Dallas’ fifth trip to Montreal since the year 2000. By comparison, the Stars have been to San Jose a total of 35 times in that same span of time, including their two meetings in the Golden State earlier this season.
 
3.
Dallas has won four of their last five games against Canadian-based teams this season (4-0-1 record). Their wins came against the Edmonton Oilers (twice, 4-1 and 4-1), Ottawa Senators (3-2), and Calgary Flames (3-2). Dallas’ lone loss was against the Toronto Maple Leafs in late November when they dropped a 3-4 decision in the shootout.
 
4.
The Stars are one victory shy of earning their 15th consecutive 30-win season. It is the fifth longest current streak in the NHL with Detroit (21), Colorado (18), New Jersey (16) and Toronto (15) all having longer 30-win streaks than Dallas.
 
5.
Dallas has earned points in 23 of 28 games when they score over two goals in a game (22-5-1 record). They have a 4-22-1 record when allowing three-or-more goals in a game.



WHO TO WATCH:

MIKE RIBEIRO
is playing in his first regular season game in Montreal since he was traded to Dallas in exchange for Janne Niinimaa and a 2007 fifth-round draft pick in Sept. 2006. RIbeiro is currently riding a three-game point streak with one goal and three assists in that span of games.
 
ALEX GOLIGOSKI
has earned a point in three consecutive games against the Montreal Canadiens (2-3-5). In fact, the last time Goligoski played against the Canadiens he scored what still stands as a career-high for him, earning twogoals and one assist in the game. It is also the only multi-goal contest of his career.
 
ERIC NYSTROM
is looking for his first goal since Feb. 1. All three of Nystrom’s multi-goal games occurred against Canadian-based teams (including Montreal).















SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 62 41 14 7 188 147 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 61 39 18 4 190 152 82
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 61 32 22 7 173 160 71
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 62 30 24 8 173 177 68
11 COL 62 27 24 11 166 179 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 62 20 35 7 137 210 47
14 EDM 62 18 34 10 142 206 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 62 23 37 -1 60
T. Seguin 55 29 30 0 59
J. Spezza 62 15 37 -3 52
E. Cole 57 18 15 4 33
T. Daley 59 16 16 -9 32
J. Klingberg 48 10 22 2 32
C. Eakin 59 14 14 -2 28
A. Hemsky 56 9 17 -7 26
A. Goligoski 62 2 24 2 26
A. Roussel 60 12 11 -11 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 25 13 10 .905 2.97
J. Enroth 13 24 2 .900 3.31
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