Game summary: Dallas 2, Washington 1
The Dallas Stars ran their winning streak to five games and their home points streak to eight games (7-0-1) with a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals Thursday night. Andrew Raycroft stopped 37 shots and Mike Ribeiro and Brandon Segal scored the goals. Segal’s goals, which snapped a 1-1 tie with 9:22 remaining in the game, was the game-winner. The Stars are now 15-8-1 on the season.
The Stars are 7-1-1 in their last nine games overall.
The Stars are 7-0-1 in their eight home games.
The Stars have allowed 6 goals over their last five games.
The Stars were 2-3 on the penalty kill in the game and are 12-13 on the PK over their last six games.
Andrew Raycroft, who stopped 37 of 38 shots Thursday, has stopped 55 of 57 shots in his last two starts. Raycroft is 3-1-0 on the season with a 1.65 goals against average and a .951 save percentage.
The Stars were 1-6 on the power play.
The Stars won 28 of 30 faceoffs.
Mike Ribeiro scored a goal Thursday, running his points streak to five games (2 goals, 3 assists).
Brandon Segal’s goal was his third of the season and his first game-winner.
Jeff Woywitka picked up his third assist in the last five games.
The Stars improved to 8-2-0 against Eastern Conference teams this season.
The Capitals have not won a regulation game in Dallas since October 17, 1995. The Stars are 9-0-2 at home against Washington since then.
Injured: Fistric (groin/hip flexor)
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