SAN JOSE- Alexander Barkov had 6 shots in regulation as the Stars kept him off the Scoreboard, but “Sasha” scored the lone Shootout Goal in a 3-2 Sharks Win! For Dallas, it was their 3rd straight loss on home ice, two by the Shootout!
NEW YORK I- Woo Hoo! Stars end 3-game losing streak with a 5-3 Win over the Isle! Coach Dale Hunter was not happy with his Penalty-Killing teams, as New York scored all 3 Goals on the Power-Play!
TAMPA BAY- Philipp Grubauer was just 3 minutes away from his 1st Career Shutout when ex-Islander Kyle Okposo banged in a rebound to tie score at one apiece! The game went to OT & to the Shootout, where the Stars (3-3 in Shootouts)have lost all 3 games at home in the Shootout! Not Tonight! Mike Hoffman gets the Shootout Winner beating Marc-Andre Fleury,who had a great game(9/10 gr’s)but was snubbed in the Star of Game parade!
COLORADO- Dallas couldnt keep up with the young guns from Colorado, as the Avalanche take out the Stars by a 4-2 Score! Coach Hunter fumed “We must have stayed out too late following our 1st Shootout Win the night before, as we gave up way too many Breakaway’s for Petr(Mrazek) to stop” Vincent Trocheck scored twice for #1 Star & linemate Max Domi had 2 assists for 2nd Star!
WINNIPEG- In perhaps their best defensive effort of the season on home ice, the Stars Cory Schneider stops 30 shots(4/4 gr’s) in a 3-0 Win! It was Schneider’s 1st shutout on home ice(2nd overall) with the “Little Ball Of Hate” Brad Marchand getting the Game-Winner & stalking the “Big Pavelski” all night!