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2011-02-15 08:28:00

DALLAS, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Stars have been making a legitimate run for the Stanley Cup this year and some say their recent success could be attributed to their solid defense and consistent goaltending. One of the defensive team leaders for the Stars is Trevor Daley, who has been with the Dallas Stars NHL hockey team since he was drafted there in 2002. Trevor has played with hockey greats such as Mike Modano and Brett Hull and at the ripe age of fifteen represented Team...

2009-04-05 00:12:18

Trevor Daley's goal 16 seconds into overtime Saturday boosted the Dallas Stars to a 5-4 victory against the St. Louis Blues. Daley's seventh goal this season was a slapshot past Chris Mason after an assist by Mike Modano. Dallas' Loui Eriksson scored twice and Mike Ribeiro once. Tom Wandell had two assists, while Matt Climie, in his NHL debut, stopped 22-of-26 shots for the Stars -- who have won two of three but are out of the Western Conference playoff race because the Blues, with 86 points,...

2009-04-01 01:08:57

Brendan Morrison's two power-play goals Tuesday carried the Dallas Stars past the Los Angeles Kings 3-2. The win at Staples Center kept the Stars' faint playoff hopes alive by snapping a seven-game winless streak. Jack Johnson and Anze Kopitar scored for the host Kings, who are also struggling to stay in the Stanley Cup race. Jonathan Quick allowed three goals on 35 shots for the Kings. Marty Turco turned in a solid 26-save performance. Morrison's goals both came in the second period and...

2009-03-04 00:37:35

The Dallas Stars rode two goals by rookie James Neal Tuesday to a 4-1 win over San Jose that broke a five-game losing streak. Brian Sutherby and Mike Modano each added a goal and an assist for the Stars. Marty Turco made 24 saves in the win. The Sharks' only goal was by Joe Thornton. San Jose backup netminder Brian Boucher, making his third consecutive start in place of Evgeni Nabokov, who is out with flu-like symptoms, allowed four goals on 31 shots. San Jose has lost three of its last four.

2009-01-31 21:53:43

Two goals and one assist Saturday for James Neal keyed the Dallas Stars' 7-3 victory against Columbus. Neal's 14th goal this season started the scoring at 5:58 of the first period, his 15th gave Dallas a 4-2 lead at 13:29 of the second, and he assisted on Andrew Hutchinson's first goal at 18:02 of the third. Loui Eriksson (unassisted), Brian Sutherby, Steve Ott and Trevor Daley also scored. Mike Modano had two assists. Goalie Marty Turco was credited with 35 saves on 38 shots in the Stars'...

2009-01-21 21:48:33

Mike Ribeiro scored the game's last three goals for the first hat trick of his career Wednesday, boosting Dallas to a 4-1 win over Florida. Mike Modano produced the Stars' first goal and Marty Turco made 27 saves, giving Dallas a win in two of its final three games prior to the All-Star break. Ribeiro tipped in a shot by James Neal with 32 seconds remaining in the second period, breaking a 1-1 tie. He then put a wrist shot past Tomas Vokoun 3:45 into the third and tacked on an empty netter...

2009-01-21 08:49:00

Named to 2008-2009 NHL All-Star Team, Modano Cites Healthy Lifestyle and VaNu Nutritional Beverage as Secret to Success DALLAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Modano is returning to the All-Star line-up this year after a five-year absence. He believes that a focus on a healthier lifestyle which includes VaNu, the super-nutritious health drink from the Dallas, Texas-based company Fountain of Life, is behind this year's success. The 38-year-old Modano last played the All-Star Game in 2004. His...

2008-12-27 22:22:24

Mike Modano beat Jean-Sebastien Giguere to score with 1:26 remaining in overtime Saturday night and the Dallas Stars topped Anaheim 4-3. Mike Ribeiro had a goal and two assists for Dallas, which also got a goal and an assist each from James Neal and Brad Richards to win for the fourth time in five games. Marty Turco finished with 19 saves for the Stars. Brendan Morrison had two goals and Chris Kunitz scored one for the Ducks, who have lost three straight. Giguere finished with 34 saves. The...

2008-12-05 22:47:46

Mike Modano scored the game-winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout Friday, giving the Dallas Stars a 2-1 victory over Colorado. Modano put a wrist shot over the glove of Peter Budaj and Marty Turco then made a pad save for Dallas on a low backhand shot by Ryan Smith. It was a rare outstanding performance for Turco, whose struggles this year have helped push Dallas near the bottom of the Western Conference. He stopped 26 shots in regulation and overtime and then saved three out of...


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