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Sharks Beat Stars, Stay Alive

(Newser) - Back to the Shark Tank. Milan Michalek scored on a power play with 16:34 left and San Jose beat Dallas 2-1 on Wednesday night to avoid being swept in the Western Conference semifinals. The Sharks were 0-for-4 on power plays in Game 4 before getting another chance early in... More »

Four Goal Third Gives Stars 2-0 Series Lead

San Jose must make big comeback on the road after 5-2 loss

(Newser) - Mike Modano scored the tiebreaking goal early in the Stars' four-goal third period, and Marty Turco made 29 saves in a 5-2 victory over the Sharks in Game 2 on Sunday night, sending Dallas home with a commanding series lead. The Sharks might have a better chance to get competitive... More »

Morrow's OT Goal Lifts Stars Past Sharks

Dallas gets seventh win in eight trips to San Jose

(Newser) - Brenden Morrow scored his second goal of the night 4:39 into overtime, and the Dallas Stars opened their second-round series with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday. Mike Modano also scored, while Marty Turco made 25 saves in the Stars' seventh win in their last... More »

Stars Down Ducks, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Modano, Richards score in third period to spark victory

(Newser) - Mike Modano and Brad Richards scored 55 seconds apart in the third period to lift the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks last night and give them a 2-0 series lead over the defending Stanley Cup champions. Modano scored on a slap shot during a power... More »

Stars Beat Coyotes at Home, Clinch at Least 5th Place

Dallas scores three 2nd-period goals in win

(Newser) - Brenden Morrow scored and added an assist to lead the Dallas Stars past Phoenix 4-2 last night in the Coyotes' home finale. Matt Niskanen, Stephane Robidas, and Mike Modano also scored for the Stars, who won for just the third time in 12 games (3-7-2) and secured no worse than... More »

Turco Blanks Avs to Seal Stars' Revenge

Ducks waste chances but still best Habs, Hawks outlast Oilers

(Newser) - Mike Modano had two assists and Brad Richards paired one with a goal to help the Stars avenge a hard Saturday loss to the Avalanche with a 3-0 domination last night. Marty Turco made 19 saves to register his 33rd career shutout, the Dallas Morning News reports. On other NHL... More »

Stars Show They Still Own the Oilers

Dallas wins its 10th in 12 games against Edmonton

(Newser) - The Dallas Stars own the Edmonton Oilers, and they proved it again last night as Jere Lehtinen scored twice to lead a 5-2 win, reports the AP. Dallas is now 10-2 against Edmonton over the past three years and 22-4-2 at home against the Oilers since moving to Dallas in... More »

Modano's Tally Trips Coyotes

Bryzgalov is brilliant in losing effort

(Newser) - Mike Modano's late goal gave division-leading Dallas its seventh straight win tonight, 2-1 over Phoenix. For a majority of the game it looked like Dallas wouldn't get anything past Coyotes goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, as he stopped the first 40 shots he faced. But Dallas' Steve Ott broke the shutout inside... More »

These Stars Love New York

Dallas tops Isles; Sabres and Bruins get victories, too

(Newser) - Mike Modano scored his second goal of the game just seconds into overtime to lift the Dallas Stars to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the host New York Islanders. Marty Turco, fighting to win back his starting job in goal, earned the win with 23 saves. The Islanders, struggling... More »

Modano Breaks Scoring Record in Stars' Win

Elsewhere in the West, Coyotes take Ducks, Avalanche beats Oilers

(Newser) - Mike Modano's two goals last night helped his Dallas Stars lock in a 3-1 win against the San Jose Sharks, and gave Modano the title of top American-born scorer. Modano slipped his second goal of the game through the legs of Evgeny Nabakov to bring his career total to 511,... More »

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