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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Stars-Blackhawks Notes

By Mark Stepneski

Game summary: Dallas 4, Chicago 2

The Dallas Stars scored three power play goals, and Kari Lehtonen made 35 saves in a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. The victory was the sixth straight on the road for the Stars, who are 24-13-4 on the season.

Mike Ribeiro scored two power play goals, Brenden Morrow scored once with the man-advantage and Steve Ott scored an empty net shorthanded goal.  Kari Lehtonen made 35 saves.

Notes

*The Stars are 14-5-3 in their last 22 games.

*The Stars are 9-2-1 in their last 12 road games.

*The Stars have scored four goals in each of their last four road games.

*The Stars have allowed 12 goals (2.00/game) during their six-game road winning streak.

*The Stars are 19-21 (90.5%) on the penalty kill over their last six road games.

*The Stars have scored on the power play in six of their seven road games and are 8-31 (25.8%) on the PP during that stretch.

*The Stars have 38 third period goals this season. Of those 38 goals, 17 have either tied the game or given the Stars the lead.

*Stars captain Brenden Morrow has scored 8 goals in the last 11 games.

Stars lineup

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

Grossman-Robidas
Woywitka-Daley
Skrastins-Niskanen

Lehtonen
Raycroft (backup)

Scratches: Fistric
Injured:  Petersen (soreness)

Power play units

Morrow-Ribeiro-Eriksson-Richards-Niskanen/Robidas/Daley

Penalty kill units

Burish-Sutherby-Skrastins-Robidas
Ott-Benn-Grossman-Robidas
Ott-Burish-Skrastins-Robidas
Ott-Benn-Grossman-Daley
Morrow-Ribeiro-Woywitka-Daley
Burish-Sutherby-Grossman-Robidas
Ott-Eriksson-Woywitka-Daley