2012 Playoffs: The Tough Road Ahead For The Dallas Stars
This has been a very challenging and rough season for the Dallas Stars and their fans. At the same time, this has been an extremely rewarding season as well. For the first time in years we sense a...
The Stars president talks about how the push for the playoffs may help reintegrate the team into the market and other news and notes from around the NHL.
The race for the playoffs will be decided in the final three games of the regular season and other news and notes from around the NHL.
Despite a bad loss on Saturday, the Stars could move right back into the playoff picture if they bounce back quickly and other news and notes from around the NHL.
|- 1, San Jose Goal - Joe Pavelski (30), from Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau at :58. 2, San Jose Power-Play Goal - Jason Demers (3), from Martin Havlat and Ryane Clowe at 18:38. Penalties - Ryan Garbutt, Dallas (Cross checking), 4:35; T.J. Galiardi, San Jose (Hooking), 7:29; Sheldon Souray, Dallas (Hi-sticking), 10:12; Steve Ott, Dallas (Interference), 16:50.|
|- 3, San Jose Goal - Joe Pavelski (31), from Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Joe Thornton at 9:39. Penalties - Torrey Mitchell, San Jose (Hooking), 6:11; Vernon Fiddler, Dallas (Boarding), 8:56; Logan Couture, San Jose (Interference on goalkeeper), 9:05; Andrew Desjardins, San Jose (Fighting (maj)), 12:42; Jake Dowell, Dallas (Fighting (maj)), 12:42.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Ryan Garbutt, Dallas (Roughing), 9:07; Ryan Garbutt, Dallas (Fighting (maj)), 9:07; Torrey Mitchell, San Jose (Fighting (maj)), 9:07; Adam Burish, Dallas (Slashing), 9:55; Steve Ott, Dallas (Misconduct (10 min)), 9:55.|