DALLAS (Ticker) -- The Dallas Stars can extend their five-game
unbeaten streak on Wednesday when they host the Montreal
Dallas had its four-game winning streak snapped with Monday's
2-2 tie with Philadelphia. Defenseman Sergei Zubov scored a
power-play goal and set up another as the Stars spoiled Ken
Hitchcock's return to Dallas.
The Stars have killed off 40 straight power-play opportunities
in 10 straight games. The team's longest stretch without
allowing a man-advantage goal is from November 29-December 27,
Dallas goaltender Marty Turco has surrendered 11 goals in the
last nine games, with five coming in the last two contests.
Montreal last played with a 2-1 victory at Atlanta on Monday.
Pierre Dagenais scored the eventual game-winner in the final
minute of the first period and defenseman Andrei Markov also
The Canadiens, concluding a four-game road trip, improved to
8-4-3-1 in their last 16 games.
Dallas swept both meetings with Montreal last season, scoring
nine goals in the two games.