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Stars-Blackhawks Notes

Wednesday, 12.04.2013 / 12:55 AM / Inside Edge
By Mark Stepneski
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Stars-Blackhawks Notes
Stars forward Ryan Garbutt did not play in the third period of Tuesday\u2019s 4-3 win in Chicago with what could be classified as a lower body injury.

Stars forward Ryan Garbutt did not play in the third period of Tuesday’s 4-3 win in Chicago with what could be classified as a lower body injury.

Garbutt was hit in the foot/lower leg area by a shot off the stick of Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the first period, missed a few shifts, came back and played and then sat out the third period.

"He's going to get re-evaluated,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. “First indication is he should be OK. I'm hoping that first indication is right."

Eventful night for Roussel

Stars forward Antoine Roussel had an eventful game. He dropped the gloves with Chicago’s Andrew Shaw for a spirited fight in the first period.

“I wish that fight could have gone for a minute and we would have known who was the toughest,” said Roussel. “Maybe next game.”

He took an elbowing penalty that led to Chicago’s first goal and jump started the Blackhawks comeback in the game. He got decked on a big hit by Chicago defenseman Michal Rozsival at one point in the game and then returned the favor, nailing Rozsival later. And, of course, he had the play of the night, scoring on a penalty shot.

“It was an emotional game,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. “For him, he got in a fight, he took a penalty you don’t want him to take and then he came back and scored on the penalty shot to give us the win.”

Notes

*The 50 shots against were a season-high for the Stars.

*Lehtonen’s 47 saves were two shy of his career-high of 49, which he set while with Atlanta (vs. Washington, March 2009).

*The 18 shots on goal were a season-low for the Stars.

*Antoine Roussel’s penalty shot was the Stars’ fourth this season. The Stars are 2-4 on penalty shots. Roussel scored on Tuesday. Vernon Fiddler scored against Boston Nov. 5. Valeri Nichushkin missed against Edmonton on Nov. 13. Alex Chiasson hit the post on his attempt against Chicago November 29.

*The Stars were 1-2 on the power play and 4-5 on the penalty kill.

*Dallas won 35 of 72 (49 percent) of faceoffs in the game. Rich Peverley won 9 of 11. Shawn Horcoff won 6 of 11. Cody Eakin won 11 of 22. Vernon Fiddler won 6 of 15.

*Erik Cole led the Stars with 3 shots on goal.

*Lehtonen played in his 400th NHL game.

Stars lineup

Jamie BennCody EakinAlex Chiasson
Antoine Roussel
Vernon Fiddler- Ryan Garbutt
Ray Whitney
Dustin JeffreyRich Peverley
Erik Cole
Shawn HorcoffValeri Nichushkin

Alex GoligoskiTrevor Daley
Brenden Dillon
Jordie Benn
Kevin Connauton
Sergei Gonchar

Kari Lehtonen (starter)
Dan Ellis

Injured: Tyler Seguin (concussion-like symptoms), Stephane Robidas (leg), Aaron Rome (muscle issue)

Scratched: Jamie Oleksiak, Travis Morin

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Hockey League or Dallas Stars Hockey Club. Mark Stepneski is an independent writer whose posts on DallasStars.com reflect his own opinions and do not represent official statements from the Dallas Stars. You can follow Mark on Twitter @StarsInsideEdge.

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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