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StarGazing - February 24th vs. Minnesota Wild

Friday, 02.24.2012 / 11:21 AM CT / 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 76 47 22 7 222 213 101
2 NSH 75 46 21 8 214 180 100
3 STL 74 46 21 7 226 182 99
4 CHI 74 44 24 6 209 172 94
5 MIN 75 43 25 7 215 185 93
6 VAN 74 43 27 4 212 199 90
7 WPG 75 39 24 12 212 197 90
8 LAK 74 37 23 14 199 184 88
9 CGY 75 40 28 7 219 199 87
10 DAL 75 36 29 10 232 240 82
11 SJS 74 36 30 8 207 210 80
12 COL 74 34 28 12 200 206 80
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 75 23 44 8 158 249 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 75 27 44 -6 71
T. Seguin 65 33 34 -3 67
J. Spezza 75 16 40 -4 56
J. Klingberg 58 10 27 5 37
C. Eakin 71 17 17 -4 34
A. Goligoski 75 4 30 -1 34
T. Daley 61 16 17 -10 33
A. Hemsky 69 11 21 -7 32
S. Horcoff 71 11 17 7 28
V. Fiddler 73 12 14 -5 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 33 15 10 .907 2.84
J. Enroth 14 26 2 .900 3.28
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