Gameday Preview: Dallas Stars @ Vancouver Canucks (9:00pm CST)
The Stars prospect is one of three college players in the nation to be a finalist for the most valuable player award and other news and notes from around the NHL.
The recent signee played only four minutes in his NHL debut and other news and notes from around the NHL.
For the first time since I launched Defending Big D in 2009, a player that the Stars have drafted and DBD has closely followed from that moment forward will be making his NHL debut. Reilly Smith,...
|- 1, Dallas Goal - Michael Ryder (34), from Mike Ribeiro and Stephane Robidas at 11:53. Penalties - Andy Sutton, Edmonton (Slashing), 6:37; Shawn Horcoff, Edmonton (Boarding), 13:11.|
|- 2, Dallas Goal - Mike Ribeiro (18), from Loui Eriksson and Michael Ryder at 5:05. Penalties - Michael Ryder, Dallas (Tripping), 8:25; Loui Eriksson, Dallas (Hooking), 14:49; Shawn Horcoff, Edmonton (Hooking), 19:52.|
|- 3, Dallas Goal - Michael Ryder (35), from Mike Ribeiro and Loui Eriksson at 4:11. 4, Edmonton Goal - Ales Hemsky (10), from Ryan Smyth and Corey Potter at 8:21. Penalties - Alex Goligoski, Dallas (Hooking), 4:51; Ryan Whitney, Edmonton (Tripping), 12:50; Ryan Garbutt, Dallas (Hooking), 15:00; Ryan Jones, Edmonton (Holding), 16:25.|