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Stars a fighting team? Not really

Updated: November 20, 2009, 12:51 AM ET
By Richard Durrett

The Stars got into four fights in the first period and were caught killing off penalties. That's not the type of game this team can afford to play. While they've played much better the last few weeks on the penalty kill, much of that is because they don't take many penalties.

On Thursday, they tried to match Columbus' physical play and stepped over the line too often. It forced them to kill off too many penalties, including a 5-minute major in the second period charged to James Neal for ...

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