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StarGazing - March 10th vs. Anaheim Ducks

Friday, 03.9.2012 / 5:07 PM CT / News
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StarGazing - March 10th vs. Anaheim Ducks

SATURDAY’S GAME:
Dallas Stars (37-26-5, 79 points – 3rd, Western Conference)
vs. Anaheim Ducks (29-29-10, 68 points – 12th, Western Conference)
7 p.m. CT at American Airlines Center

BROADCAST INFO:
TXA 21 and Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS VS. ANAHEIM DUCKS:
10/21/11 – @ Anaheim, 3-1 W
12/19/11 – vs. Anaheim, 5-3 W
1/10/12 – @ Anaheim, 2-5 L
1/24/12 – vs. Anaheim, 1-0 W
2/1/12 – @ Anaheim, 6-2 W
3/10/12 – vs. Anaheim

FIVE THINGS TO WATCH:

1. The Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks conclude the season series on Saturday night. Dallas has a 4-1-0 record against the Ducks and have won five of the last six against them overall.

2.
The Dallas Stars are currently on a four-game winning streak and have earned points in nine consecutive games (8-0-1 record). It’s the first time since the 2005-06 season that they have accomplished that feat. A win tomorrow or loss in overtime/shootout will improve that streak to 10 games. The Stars have earned points in 10-or-more games on eight previous occasions during their franchise history.

3.
The Stars (35) and Sharks (48) combined for 83 shots Thursday night. That’s the most combined shots in a Stars game since April 10, 2009 at the Ducks, when Dallas (45 shots) and Anaheim (39) combined for 84 shots on goal (also an OT game). Including Thursday’s game, the Stars and the opposition have combined for 80+ combined shots just four times since October of 2001 (a stretch of 795 regular season games).

4.
With 79 points in the standings, the Dallas Stars are on the cusp of reaching the 80-point plateau for the 16th consecutive season. Only the Detroit Red Wings and New Jersey Devils are on longer active streaks (both at 19 consecutive) than the Stars. The last time Dallas failed to earn 80 points was the 1995-96 campaign when they finished with 66 points.

5.
No team in the NHL has earned a better record over the last 10 games than the Dallas Stars (8-1-1). In fact, Dallas is the only Pacific Division club that has earned over five wins over their last 10 games.

 


WHO TO WATCH:

MICHAEL RYDER is currently on a career-best eight game point streak (6-4-10). It is his third point streak of six or more games this season. Only Teddy Purcell from Tampa Bay has a longer active streak than Ryder right now (11 games)

MIKE RIBEIRO
has earned points in seven consecutive games against the Anaheim Ducks (4-6-10). He also has a +20 rating against the Ducks over his career.

BRENDEN MORROW
was activated from injured reserve today after missing the previous 18 games with an upper-body injury. He will likely be a game time decision to play in tomorrow’s contest.
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 56 36 16 4 158 128 76
2 DAL 53 33 15 5 170 142 71
3 STL 55 30 17 8 132 129 68
4 LAK 51 31 17 3 135 117 65
5 SJS 51 27 20 4 147 138 58
6 NSH 53 25 20 8 136 139 58
7 COL 55 27 24 4 148 152 58
8 ANA 50 25 18 7 111 115 57
9 MIN 52 23 20 9 127 126 55
10 ARI 52 24 22 6 138 161 54
11 VAN 52 20 20 12 120 142 52
12 CGY 51 23 25 3 134 148 49
13 WPG 52 23 26 3 136 150 49
14 EDM 53 21 27 5 131 156 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 53 28 31 15 59
T. Seguin 53 28 28 10 56
J. Klingberg 53 8 35 14 43
J. Spezza 52 18 22 5 40
P. Sharp 53 16 24 -1 40
C. Eakin 53 10 13 1 23
A. Goligoski 53 3 20 17 23
M. Janmark 53 10 9 13 19
A. Roussel 51 8 10 5 18
V. Nichushkin 50 6 12 7 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 20 10 5 .908 2.52
K. Lehtonen 13 5 0 .907 2.82
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