NHL Game Summary - Dallas at Phoenix |
(Wednesday, December 10th)
Final Score: Phoenix 2, Dallas 1
Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Daymond Langkow notched a goal and his 200th
career assist, and Sean Burke stopped 39 of 40 shots to lead Phoenix to a 2-1
win over Dallas at America West Arena.
Shane Doan also scored and Ladislav Nagy delivered two assists for the
Coyotes, who won for the first time in nine games against Dallas (1-5-3) and
improved to 4-1-2 in their last seven overall.
Trevor Daley scored the lone goal for the Stars, who have lost five straight
for the first time since the 1995-96 season. Dallas has scored just three
goals during the skid.
Dallas held a 16-7 shot advantage in the first period, but Doan's 11th goal of
the season, at 8:27, put the Coyotes ahead 1-0. He converted on a wrist shot
from the left circle.
Late in the second period, Stars goaltender Marty Turco got caught on the left
boards. Phoenix forward Landon Wilson gathered the puck in the right circle
and fired a shot at the empty net. But defenseman John Erskine stepped in the
crease and blocked the shot.
Langkow extended the Phoenix advantage to 2-0 just 4:29 into the third period.
Nagy carried the puck into the right faceoff circle, then fed a pass towards
the slot. Langkow redirected the puck inside the left post and past Turco.
Turco finished with 16 saves for Dallas, which has just one win in its last 11
road games (1-9-1).
Daley's first career goal, 3:51 later on the power play, got the Stars within
2-1. Bill Guerin fed a cross-ice pass into the left faceoff circle, where the
defenseman beat Burke with a wrist shot.
Burke, who played in his 200th career game with Phoenix, made 12 stops in the
second period and 11 in the third...Dallas last lost five straight December
23, 1995 to January 1, 1996...The Stars, who were 1-for-5 on the power play,
set a season high with 40 shots on goal.
12/10 23:59:04 ET