NHL Game Summary - Phoenix at Dallas |
(Friday, January 2nd)
Final Score: Phoenix 6, Dallas 0
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Brian Boucher made 35 saves on his 27th birthday
to earn his second straight shutout to lead Phoenix to a 6-0 win over Dallas
at the American Airlines Center.
Chris Gratton, Shane Doan and Daymond Langkow each posted an goal and an
assist for the Coyotes, who posted their second straight victory. Ladislav
Nagy, Brian Savage and Branko Radivojevic also scored.
Boucher, who blanked Los Angeles two days earlier, registered his ninth career
shutout for Phoenix, which is unbeaten in its last six on the road (2-0-4).
The Stars, who registered 18 shots on goal in the third period, had their six-
game unbeaten streak snapped (4-0-2).
Nagy opened the scoring 3:44 into the first period. He converted on the power
play, with a wrist shot, from Langkow and David Tanabe.
Gratton made it 2-0 with 3:51 left in the first. His sixth of the year, chased
Ron Tugnutt from the game Tugnutt, Dallas' starting goaltender faced just
In the second period, Doan beat Marty Turco just 1:37 in with a wrist shot.
Savage posted his seventh goal of the season with 1:19 remaining in the second
to put the Coyotes ahead 4-0.
Turco finished with 15 saves.
Langkow pushed the lead to 5-0 at 7:22 of the third period. Radivojevic capped
the scoring on the power play with 2:25 left.
Dallas center Mike Modano left in the third period with a leg injury...The
Stars allowed a power play goal after killing off 41 straight man-
advantages...Daniel Cleary posted his 100th NHL career point...Langkow played
in his 200th game with Phoenix.
01/02 23:00:30 ET