Dallas Stars Game 81 Scoring Chances: Plug Pulled
The Stars may match a decades-low mark in power play goals scored and other news and notes from around the NHL.
Despite momentum being on the Stars' side for much of the game, they couldn't hang on to it, allowing the Sharks to win and keep the eighth seed.
The Stars fell almost out of the playoff race with their loss to the San Jose Sharks and other news and notes from around the NHL.
It's been a long road to get here, and it's been a bumpy road at times. But tonight, in a game that the Sharks almost had to have, they turned in one of their most complete games of the season,...
|- 1, San Jose Goal - Daniel Winnik (8), from Andrew Desjardins and Brent Burns at 12:09. 2, Dallas Goal - Brenden Morrow (11), from Mike Ribeiro and Mark Fistric at 17:47. Penalties - Colin White, San Jose (Interference), 18:38; Brent Burns, San Jose (Hooking), 19:40.|
|- 3, Dallas Goal - Alex Goligoski (9), from Jamie Benn and Philip Larsen at 11:10. 4, San Jose Goal - T.J. Galiardi (9), from Dominic Moore and Marc-Edouard Vlasic at 11:42. 5, San Jose Power-Play Goal - Logan Couture (31), from Martin Havlat and Dan Boyle at 17:24. Penalties - Eric Nystrom, Dallas (Hooking), 2:10; Michael Ryder, Dallas (Tripping), 16:57.|
|- 6, San Jose Goal - Joe Thornton (17), from Joe Pavelski and Patrick Marleau at 15:10. 7, San Jose Empty Net Goal - Ryane Clowe (16), from Logan Couture at 18:56. Penalties - Mark Fistric, Dallas (Hi stick - double minor), 3:27; Mike Ribeiro, Dallas (Misconduct (10 min)), 18:56.|