NHL Game Summary - Nashville at Dallas |
(Friday, December 26th)
Final Score: Dallas 2, Nashville 1
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Marty Turco stopped 23-of-24 shots to lead
Dallas to a 2-1 win over Nashville at the American Airlines Center.
Brenden Morrow and Jason Arnott both scored for the Stars, who won their third
straight game and fifth in their last seven tries (5-1-1). They are unbeaten
in the last four (3-0-1) against Nashville.
Turco allowed two goals or less for the seventh straight game. Dallas killed
off seven power plays to extend its streak to 35 straight penalty kills.
Dan Hamhuis scored for the Predators, who have just one win in their last nine
games (1-3-3-2). Tomas Vokoun made 15 saves in the loss.
Morrow's eighth goal of the season, on the power play, staked Dallas to a 1-0
edge in the first period. He scored on a wrist shot from the left slot with
7:55 left in the first.
The Stars, who have one loss in their last nine at home (6-1-2), took a 2-0
lead on Arnott's ninth goal, a backhand from between the circles, 4:57 into
the second period.
Nashville, which had a goal disallowed in the second due to a high stick,
pulled within one goal in the third period.
Hamhuis beat Turco with a backhand shot from the slot at 6:47 of the third to
cap the scoring.
Dallas forward Jere Lehtinen missed the game with the flu...The Stars extended
their unbeaten streak when leading after the second period to 49 games...The
Predators fell to 6-8-1-1 on the road.
12/26 23:13:22 ET