Stars-Lightning Notes

October, 18, 2010
10/18/10
9:45
PM CT
Game summary: Tampa Bay 5, Dallas 4

The Dallas Stars lost 5-4 at Tampa Bay Monday night, snapping their four-game winning streak. The Stars were outshot 44-19 and gave up four power play goals on five shorthanded opportunities. Kari Lehtonen made 39 saves for the Stars. Toby Petersen, Adam Burish, Brenden Morrow and James Neal scored goals for the Stars.

Notes
  • The Stars were outshot 44-19 Monday night and have been outshot 190-109 in their first five games.
  • The Stars have given up 40 shots or more in three of their first five games.
  • The Stars 109 shots in five games works out to an average of 21.8 per game, the lowest in the league.
  • The Stars were 1-5 on the penalty kill Monday night and are 6-14 (42.9%) in penalty killing on the road so far this season.
  • The Stars are 15-25 (60.0%) overall on the penalty so far this season.
  • The Stars were 0-5 on the power play in the game and are 2-20 on the season.
  • Brad Richards ran his points streak to six games (2 goals, 8 assists) by assisting on a goal by James Neal.
  • Stephane Robidas was a plus-three in a game.
  • Brian Sutherby was on the only Dallas play with a minus rating. He was a minus-one.
  • The Stars won 29 of 66 (44%) faceoffs in the game.
Stars lineup

Neal-Richards-Eriksson
Morrow-Ribeiro-Burish
Sutherby-Ott-Segal
Petersen-Wandell-Gagnon
Morrow-Ribeiro-Segal
Wandell-Ott-Burish
Sutherby-Petersen-Gagnon

Grossman-Robidas
Skrastins-Niskanen
Fistric-Daley
Niskanen-Robidas

Lehtonen
Raycroft (backup)

Scratches: Barch, Woywitka

Injured: Benn (concussion-like symptoms)

Power play units

Morrow-Ribeiro-Eriksson
Richards-Niskanen

Neal-Ott-Wandell/Segal
Richards-Daley/Robidas

Penalty kill units

Petersen-Burish-Skrastins-Robidas
Ott-Sutherby-Grossman-Daley
Wandell-Eriksson-Skrastins-Robidas
Ribeiro-Morrow-Grossman-Daley

Mark Stepneski

ESPNDallas.com
Mark Stepneski joined ESPNDallas.com in July 2010. A former news/special projects producer for KXAS-TV, he has run the Andrew's Dallas Stars Page website since 1997.

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