January 16, 1997 |
Phoenix captain Keith Tkachuk will replace injured Mike Modano of Dallas on the Western Conference team for the All-Star game. Modano suffered a slight knee sprain in Tuesday's game against Pittsburgh, but he will not miss any of the Stars' games. Additionally, Scott Lachance of the New York Islanders was picked to replace teammate Zigmund Palffy on the Eastern Conference squad. Palffy has an injured shoulder. . . . Tampa Bay goaltender Daren Puppa, who had surgery for a herniated disk Nov.
December 3, 2005 |
Joe Thornton had two assists in his debut with San Jose, setting up Jonathan Cheechoo twice, and the Sharks ended a 10-game losing streak Friday night with a 5-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at Buffalo. Dallas 5, Carolina 4 -- Mike Modano scored the shootout winner and added two goals in regulation, stopping a nine-game scoring drought and sending the Stars past the Hurricanes at Dallas. Tampa Bay 3, Chicago 2 -- Brad Richards scored the deciding goal in a shootout at Tampa, Fla.
September 8, 1991 |
Mike Modano and Pat LaFontaine scored for the United States in a 2-1 victory over the Soviet Union Saturday in the Canada Cup hockey tournament in Chicago. It was the first U.S. victory in a major tournament over a Soviet team since the 1980 Winter Olympics and it clinched a spot in the semifinals for the United States. In other action in the six-team tournament, Finland beat Sweden, 3-1, and Canada defeated Czechoslovakia, 6-2, behind two goals each by the Kings' Wayne Gretzky and Al MacInnis.
February 25, 2003 |
Dallas at Ottawa, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. The NHL's two most dominating teams this season will face off at the Corel Centre, where the Senators are 22-5-2-1 this season. Forwards Daniel Alfredsson and Marian Hossa lead Ottawa's offense, and goaltender Patrick Lalime is the glue on defense. Dallas defeated the Senators at American Airlines Center last month, 5-3. Mike Modano, having his best season in three years, leads the Stars in goals and points. -- Lonnie White
October 28, 2006 |
Defenseman Niklas Lidstrom scored his first two goals of the season to help the Detroit Red Wings hand the Dallas Stars their first home loss of the season, 4-3, on Friday night. Jiri Hudler and Pavel Datsyuk had goals, and Dominik Hasek stopped 17 shots for the Red Wings (5-4-1). Mike Modano had two power-play goals for Dallas (8-2-0). Despite the loss, Dallas still matched the 1996-97 team for the best start in franchise history.
September 19, 1997 |
John LeClair practiced with the Philadelphia Flyers, ending a nine-day holdout without a new deal but with confidence he would get one. "I expect it'll get done as soon as possible," said LeClair, one of the league's most undervalued players after signing a $7-million, five-year contract in 1995. . . .