DALLAS (Ticker) -- When Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett reviews
Marty Turco's career record against the Detroit Red Wings, he
may want to consider giving his All-Star goaltender an extra day
to recover from the flu.
Turco could be back in net Tuesday when the Stars host the Red
Wings in a matchup of first-place teams in the Western
An All-Star in each of the last two seasons, Turco did not
travel with the team Monday but his services were not required.
Johan Hedberg came within 3:52 of his first career shutout and
added a pair of assists as the Stars recorded a 6-1 triumph over
However, the Stars have not fared well against the Red Wings of
late, going 0-3-5 against them since a 3-2 victory on January
16, 2002. Turco has struggled against Detroit as well, posting
a career 0-4-5 record.
The Red Wings enter Tuesday on a three-game winning streak
following their miraculous 3-2 overtime triumph over Chicago on
Friday. Detroit trailed, 2-0, with under 40 seconds remaining
before Kris Draper and defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom scored to
Pavel Datsyuk scored the game-winner with under one second to go
in overtime to stun the Blackhawks and give the Red Wings their
sixth win in eight games.