Game 47 Scoring Chances: No Koivu, No Problem
Matt Fraser was likely brought up to have a shot at a top 6 role while several of the Stars top goal scorers are down with injuries and other news and notes from around the NHL.
The Minnesota Wild picked up their game emotionally after a second period skirmish while the Stars did not and other news and notes from around the NHL.
Minnesota Wild 5-2 Dallas Stars: Dany Heatley's 1st 3-point game since 11/27/2010 propel Wild to win.
The Stars gave up three goals in a 59-second span in the second period to drop their fifth consecutive game.
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Stars head coach Glen Gulutzan says his teams effort was not good enough for the first 30 minutes in the loss to Tampa and other news and notes from around the NHL.
|- 1, Dallas Goal - Eric Nystrom (14), from Stephane Robidas and Vernon Fiddler at 18:38. Penalties - Justin Falk, Minnesota (Tripping), 3:14.|
|- 2, Minnesota Power-Play Goal - Devin Setoguchi (10), from Dany Heatley and Nate Prosser at 9:06. 3, Dallas Goal - Philip Larsen, from Alex Goligoski and Loui Eriksson at 11:03. 4, Minnesota Goal - Cal Clutterbuck (12), from Matt Cullen and Devin Setoguchi at 13:37. 5, Minnesota Goal - Chad Rau, from Carson McMillan and Jed Ortmeyer at 13:51. 6, Minnesota Goal - Kyle Brodziak (13), from Dany Heatley and Jared Spurgeon at 14:36. Penalties - Radek Dvorak, Dallas (Holding), 8:08; Steve Ott, Dallas (Roughing), 9:07; Darroll Powe, Minnesota (Roughing), 9:07; Steve Ott, Dallas (Fighting (maj)), 11:19; Darroll Powe, Minnesota (Fighting (maj)), 11:19.|
|- 7, Minnesota Goal - Dany Heatley (14), from Warren Peters and Greg Zanon at 1:29. Penalties - Michael Ryder, Dallas (Too many men/ice - bench), 6:20; Steve Ott, Dallas (Roughing), 12:08.|