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StarGazing - February 24th vs. Minnesota Wild

Friday, 02.24.2012 / 12:21 PM / News
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StarGazing - February 24th vs. Minnesota Wild

FRIDAY’S GAME:
Dallas Stars (31-26-4, 66 points – T-3rd, Pacific Division) – Tonight: 3-1 W @ Chicago
vs. Minnesota Wild (27-24-9, 63 points – 4th, Northwest Division) – Tonight: 3-2 SO W @ Florida
7:30 p.m. CT at American Airlines Center

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

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS vs. MINNESOTA WILD:
Overall: 27-12-3
Home: 17-2-2
Road: 10-10-1
This Season: 1-1-0
01/21/12 – @ Minnesota, 2-5 L
02/04/12 – vs. Minnesota, 2-1 W (SO)
02/24/12 – vs. Minnesota
03/13/12 – @ Minnesota

FIVE THINGS TO WATCH:

1. The Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild meet for their third of four contests on Friday night. The Stars have a 1-1-0 record against them in the season series and have won seven of the last nine games against them overall.
 
2.
The Dallas Stars have not lost a home game to the Minnesota Wild since March 21, 2003. Since that contest, the Stars have won 15 consecutive games (15-0-0) They have not lost in regulation at home since March 8, 2002 (span of 9 years, 10 months).
 
3.
Friday’s game between the Stars and Wild features two of the top-three winningest Finnish-born goaltenders in NHL history. Nicklas Backstrom (MIN) and Kari Lehtonen (DAL) are tied for second with 156 victories while Mikka Kiprusoff (CGY) is first with 303 victories.
 
4.
The Stars will play their 12th back-to-back set on Thursday (Chicago) and Friday(Minnesota). They have an overall record of 5-13-4 with a 5-4-2 record on the first day and a 0-9-2 record on the second day of a back-to-back.
 
5.
The Stars are now just two victories shy of earning the franchise’s 1,500thall-time victory.  They will be the tenth team in NHL history to reach 1,500 as well as the only club to do so in two separate NHL cities.




WHO TO WATCH:

LOUI ERIKSSON
has earned a point in four of his last five games against the Wild (0-6-6). He is one of 14 active NHL players who has 50 points for four consecutive seasons.
 
MIKE RIBEIRO
has earned a point in five of his last seven games against the Wild (2-4-6).
 
KARI LEHTONEN
earned a shutout in his previous game vs. the Canadiens becoming the only goaltender in Stars history to earn a shutout in Montreal.



 








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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 34 23 9 2 106 67 48
3 STL 33 21 9 3 100 81 45
4 NSH 31 21 8 2 87 64 44
5 SJS 34 19 11 4 97 87 42
6 WPG 34 17 10 7 83 80 41
7 VAN 32 19 11 2 92 90 40
8 LAK 34 17 11 6 94 84 40
9 CGY 35 17 15 3 100 95 37
10 MIN 31 16 12 3 91 84 35
11 DAL 32 14 13 5 95 109 33
12 COL 33 12 13 8 85 101 32
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 34 7 20 7 74 116 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Seguin 32 25 17 8 42
J. Benn 32 10 20 1 30
J. Spezza 32 6 19 -10 25
T. Daley 32 7 9 -12 16
A. Roussel 32 7 9 -3 16
A. Goligoski 32 1 14 2 15
C. Eakin 29 6 7 2 13
S. Horcoff 32 5 7 1 12
E. Cole 31 6 5 -5 11
R. Garbutt 24 5 5 -6 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 13 7 5 .904 2.99
A. Lindback 1 5 0 .864 4.29
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