Stars-Panthers Notes

October, 21, 2010
10/21/10
9:29
PM CT
Game summary: Dallas Stars 4, Florida Panthers 1

The Dallas Stars beat the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Florida to improve to 5-1-0 on the season. Tom Wandell scored two goals and Jamie Benn had three assists to lead the Stars offense. Steve Ott and James Neal also scored. Kari Lehtonen made 27 saves. The Stars open a six-game homestand Saturday against Nashville.

Notes
  • The Stars outshot their opponent for the first time this season, registering 29 shots on goal to 28 for Florida.
  • The Stars penalty kill was 3-3, marking the first time they have not allowed a power play goal this season.
  • Tom Wandell had his first two-goal game.
  • Jamie Benn had his first three-assist game.
  • James Neal extended his goals scoring streak to four games.
  • Adam Burish picked up the Stars’ first fighting major of the season.
  • Brad Richards did not register a point, snapping his points streak at five games.
  • The Stars won 26 of 55 (47 percent) faceoffs.
  • The Stars power play was 0-2 and is now 2-22 on the season.
Stars lineup

Neal-Richards-Eriksson
Morrow-Ribeiro-Burish
Ott-Benn-Segal
Barch-Wandell-Petersen
Wandell-Benn-Ott
Barch-Petersen-Segal

Grossman-Robidas
Woywitka-Daley
Skrastins-Niskanen

Lehtonen
Raycroft (backup)

Scratches: Fistric, Sutherby

Power play units

Morrow-Ribeiro-Eriksson
Richards-Niskanen

Neal-Benn-Ott
Richards-Daley

Penalty kill units

Wandell-Eriksson-Skrastins-Robidas
Petersen-Burish-Daley-Niskanen
Benn-Ott-Skrastins-Robidas
Petersen-Eriksson-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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