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Stars Avoid Sweep, Send West Finals Back to Detroit

Turco stops 34 shots as Dallas wins 3-1

(Newser) - Detroit's goal with a guy barely in the crease, if at all, didn't count. Dallas' goal with a guy clearly in the crease did count. Apparently, that's what it takes to slow the mighty Red Wings. Loui Ericksson's goal about 12 minutes after Detroit's was waved off, then third-period goals... More »

Red Wings Hold Back Stars, Take 2-0 Lead

Helm, Zetterberg score first-period goals and Osgood stops Dallas

(Newser) - Darren Helm and Henrik Zetterberg scored first-period goals to help make up for the loss of Johan Franzen and the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 2-1 win tonight over the Dallas Stars and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Stephane Robidas tied it at 1 midway... More »

Red Wings Win Opener

Detroit opens Western final with 4-1 drubbing of Dallas

(Newser) - Johan Franzen, Brian Rafalski and Tomas Holmstrom scored power-play goals for the Detroit Red Wings, who built a big lead in the second period and coasted to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. More »

Stars Win Game 6 - and Series - in 4 OTs

(Newser) - The Dallas Stars have finally made it back to the Western Conference finals. It took the eighth longest game in NHL history to do it. Brenden Morrow scored a power play goal 9:03 into the fourth overtime as the Stars eliminated the pesky San Jose Sharks 2-1 in a... More »

Sharks Avoid Elimination Again

Pavelski goal in OT extends series to sixth game

(Newser) - The Sharks just won't go away _ and now they're going back to Dallas. Joe Pavelski scored 65 seconds into overtime and San Jose evaded playoff elimination for the second straight game Friday, improbably rallying from a late two-goal deficit to beat Dallas 3-2 in Game 5. Brian Campbell scored... 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 »

Barnes, Ott Lead Dallas Past Anaheim

Defending champ Ducks on the verge of elimination

(Newser) - Stu Barnes and Steve Ott scored third-period goals and Marty Turco came within 7.6 seconds of a shutout, sending the Dallas Stars past the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 tonight.  The loss puts the reigning Stanley Cup champions on the brink of elimination. Dallas leads the first-round series 3-1 going... 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 »

Turco, Stars Blank Ducks 4-0

Visitors grab early lead in first-round playoff series

(Newser) - Marty Turco put on an acrobatic show in goal and the Dallas Stars' power play provided more than enough offense to put the defending Stanley Cup champions in an early playoff hole. Turco earned his fourth career postseason shutout and Dallas defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-0 in Game 1 of... 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 »

Red Wings See Stars in Dallas

Detroit loses sixth straight in 1-0 shutout

(Newser) - Detroit continued a season-long streak of failure as they lost a defensive battle to Dallas, 1-0. The Red Wings have now lost six straight ,while the Stars improve to 9-2 in their last 10 games, reports the Associated Press. Marty Turco blocked two shots in the final minute of the... More »

Ducks' Defeat Is Turco's 200th Win

Robidas gets first double goals of career in Dallas' 4-2 vicory

(Newser) - Dallas made good use of power plays last night, going 3-for-5 to fuel a 4-2 win over Anaheim. Defenseman Stephane Robidas scored both second-period goals after assisting on another, and Mike Ribeiro added a goal of his own to two assists, reports the Dallas Morning News. The win is Stars... More »

Stars' Smith Shuts Out Wild

As Dallas holds on for 1-0 win

(Newser) - With starting goalie Marty Turco out after suffering a head injury Tuesday, backup Mike Smith was given an opportunity to prove his worth, and did so in fine fashion, leading the Stars to a 1-0 shutout of Minnesota last night. He saved 25 attempts, including one tremendous effort which culminated... More »

Turco Saves Dallas From Oilers Blitz

Blues shoot down Ducks, Panthers top Canucks in shootouts

(Newser) - With the Stars playing a young set of defensemen, Marty Turco's solid performance in goal has been crucial to Dallas's recent wins. Yesterday, when they found themselves outshot by Edmonton 17-5 in the first period, Turco became more critical than ever, grabbing 32 saves in the 4-1 victory, reports the... More »

Stars Down Canucks 4-3 to Keep Top Slot

Nabakov helps Sharks stay even with Stars by freezing out Oilers 3-0

(Newser) - Stars coach Dave Tippett insists "it's not about how many saves, it's about winning," but goalie Marty Turco's 29 saves last night certainly helped Dallas stay ahead of the Canucks. The 4-3 victory, which broke the Stars' two-game losing streak, came on sharp and sometimes shorthanded shooting, reports... More »

Stars Snap Back With Win Over Minnesota

Edmonton finally wins in regulation, shuts out punchless Islanders

(Newser) - Mike Ribeiro celebrated his new $25 million contract with two assists, and teammate Antti Miettinen scored twice as Dallas defeated Minnesota 3-1, ending a four-game losing streak. The Stars went scoreless for more than 100 minutes last night, reports AP. Minnesota, playing Dallas for the third time in 13 days,... More »

Detroit Continues To Own Dallas

Thrashers, Devils edge Hurricanes, Panthers in Eastern action

(Newser) - Chris Osgood and the Red Wings bolstered their mastery of the Stars, winning 3-0 to notch their thirtieth win—the first time they've done so by the season's midpoint, reports the National Post. Osgood has now won 26 of 39 games against Dallas. Stars goalie Marty Turco, conversely, has won... More »

Stars Top Jackets in Shootout

Hagman's backhander helps Dallas end road trip on high note

(Newser) - Columbus goalie Pascal Leclaire stopped 33 shots through regulation and overtime but it wasn’t enough, as Niklas Hagman’s backhander in the fifth round of the shootout beat him to give the Dallas Stars a 2-1 victory. It was Hagman’s fifth game-winning goal on the season. The loss... More »

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