Dallas block 7 games

Dallas….At the 60 game mark the Stars held down 3rd place & a possible Home Ice for the upcoming Swain Cup Playoffs, but a Quarter of the season remained, & the Stars Offense went to sleep this home block scoring a PALTRY 7 Goals & losing 4 of 5 games! Here’s the Good News for 4 of the 5 Visitors!

TORONTO- The Leafs win for the 3rd straight time in Dallas with one meeting left next block, pounding the Stars 6-1 !  Toronto smoked Cory Schneider for 4 Goals on just 6 Shots in the Opening period, as the veteran Goaltender was critical of his teammates parade to the penalty box!  The Leafs scored 3 times on the Power-Play in 5 chances against what was the 2nd best PK units in the League!

LOS ANGELES-  Last season the Stars stopped a streak of losing 7 straight to the Kings on Home Ice over 3 seasons, this time the Streak stops at two, as Los Angeles had won the two previous visits this year!  Cory Schneider, who was run from the game vs Toronto, blanked the Kings 3-0 to earn his 6th Shutout of the season!  Nick Backstrom scored twice & had an assist to lead the Offense!

PHILADELPHIA-  For the 4th time this season, the Stars shoot blanks at home, as Corey Crawford has somewhat of a yawner in the nets with the 3-0 Shutout(3/3 gr’s, 1-12,1-13),  Meanwhile, Stars Goalie Petr Mrazek kept it from being 7 or 8 to nothing, as he stopped 43 shots & 14/16 Goalie Ratings-Sheeez !   David Backes scored the Winner one minute into the contest, while 2nd Star Victor Hedman iced game with an empty-netter!

ST LOUIS-  A playoff-type contest with the score tied at one into the 3rd period when Dmitry Kulikov(who) took over, the light-scoring & lesser known on this blueline got his 2nd Goal of the season & added two assists for a 3-Goal explosion that carried the Blues to a 4-1 Win!  Charlie Coyle had the Game-Winner in dropping Dallas to .500 on home ice!   Rob- Great job on the new website & hoping your retirement is going well!

CHICAGO-  The GHC’s almost unstoppable #1 PP units goes 3/4 in a 4-2 win in Texas!  The Blackhawks got PPG’s from Max Pacioretty, Wayne Simmonds, & John Tavares! T. J. Oshie on the 4th line scored the even-strength Goal & took 1st Star honors, while Braden Holtby got 2nd Star stopping 37 shots & ALL 9 ratings thrown his way!

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