Stars-Avalanche Game Notes

November, 20, 2010
11/20/10
10:25
PM CT
Game summary: Colorado 4, Dallas 3 (SO)
The Dallas Stars rallied from a 3-0 deficit to tie the Colorado Avalanche 3-3 and force overtime, but fell 4-3 in a shootout Saturday at American Airlines Center. Adam Burish, Brenden Morrow and James Neal scored goals for the Stars, who had a five-game home winning streak snapped. Kari Lehtonen stopped 23 shots in regulation and overtime and three of five in the shootout. The Stars are now 10-7-1 on the season. The Stars play four of their next five games on the road, starting Monday with a game at Toronto.

Notes
  • The Stars are now 2-1 in shootouts this season and 4-1 in games that have gone beyond regulation. They are 2-0 in games decided in overtime.
  • Kari Lehtonen is now 23-9 in shootouts in his career.
  • James Neal has points in four straight games (3 goals, 4 assists).
  • Loui Eriksson has points in four straight games (0 goals, 5 assists).
  • The Stars outshot Colorado 29-26.
  • The Stars won 30 of 58 faceoffs in the game.
  • Tom Wandell won 7 of 9 faceoffs and Steve Ott won 5 of 7.
  • Nicklas Grossman was credited with a game-high 7 hits.
Stars lineup

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

Grossman-Robidas
Skrastins-Niskanen
Fistric-Daley

Lehtonen
Raycroft (backup)

Scratches: Segal, Woywitka

Power play units

Morrow-Ribeiro-Eriksson-Richards-Robidas/Niskanen
Neal-Benn-Ott-Richards-Daley

Penalty kill units

Burish-Petersen-Grossman-Robidas
Wandell-Eriksson-Skrastins-Grossman
Ott-Benn-Skrastins-Robidas
Burish-Petersen-Grossman-Daley
Wandell-Sutherby-Skrastins-Robidas

Shootout summary

Richards, Dallas: Backhand, pad save by Budaj, tied 0-0
Hejduk, Colorado: Backhand, shot high, tied 0-0
Eriksson, Dallas: Backhand, save Budaj, tied 0-0
Stewart, Colorado: Backhand to forehand, goal, Colorado leads 1-0
Ribeiro, Dallas: Snap shot, goal, tied 1-1
Duchene, Colorado: Snap shot, save Lehtonen, tied 1-1
Benn, Dallas: Snap shot, hit post, tied 1-1
Jones, Colorado: Snap shot, save Lehtonen, tied 1-1
Ott, Dallas: Slap shot, hit post, tied 1-1
Porter, Colorado, Snap shot, goal, Colorado wins shootout 2-1

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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