Dallas forwards not producing

For all the blame given to the Stars' defense, their highly touted forwards haven't done much to pick up the slack.

Updated: December 5, 2003, 2:20 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
One step forward, two steps back for the Dallas Stars.

Just when it looked like the Stars were starting to play like Western Conference contenders again with a modest three-game winning streak, they drop two in a row to Los Angeles and score just one goal against their Pacific Division rival.

After the Kings blanked the Stars 3-0 Thursday night at the Staples Center, Dallas coach Dave Tippett vented his frustration.