NHL Preview from The Sports Network |
Friday, November 25th
(All times eastern)
Phoenix Coyotes (11-11-2) at Dallas Stars (14-6-1), 8:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The surging Dallas Stars shoot for their fifth consecutive
victory this evening, as they host the Phoenix Coyotes at American Airlines
Dallas is coming off a home victory over the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim on
Wednesday. Jason Arnott scored two goals in the third period as the Stars
skated past Anaheim, 3-1.
Bill Guerin added three assists for 11 helpers on the year for the Stars,
while Brenden Morrow also posted a goal. Guerin and Morrow each extended their
point streaks to four games.
Marty Turco was solid in goal with 20 saves, as Dallas improved to a league-
best 14-1 this season when allowing four goals or less.
The Stars have 29 points and are second in the Pacific Division behind the Los
Tonight's game concludes a three-game homestand for the Stars, who are 7-4-1
in Dallas this year.
The Coyotes last played on Tuesday when they were handed a 2-1 loss by the
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. Ilya Bryzgalov made 19 saves to lead the Ducks at
Geoff Sanderson scored the lone goal for the Coyotes, who had a two-game
winning streak stopped. Curtis Joseph made 18 saves in the defeat.
During the game, Anaheim forward Todd Fedoruk was given a 10-minute match
penalty on a call of a deliberate attempt to injure when he hit Phoenix's Petr
Nedved in the back of the head with an elbow. Fedoruk was eventually given a
Dallas has won both meetings with the Coyotes this season and three of the
last four matchups overall.
11/25 10:29:19 ET