Gameday: Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars

Posted Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Stars vs. Avalanche

7:30 p.m. Friday, American Airlines Center, Dallas

TV: FSSW Plus Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM

Records: Stars 5-6-1, 11 points; Avalanche 10-1-0, 20 pts.

About the Stars: Dallas is coming off a 2-1 loss Tuesday to the Montreal Canadiens. … The Stars lost to the Avalance 3-2 on Oct. 15 in Denver. The Stars are 3-1-1 at home this season and have picked up points in four consecutive home games, including three wins. … Dallas is 0-16 on the power play at home. … Of the Stars’ 30 goals this season, 7 have been scored by defensemen. Only Phoenix (11), Boston (8), Los Angeles (8) and Ottawa (8) have received more goal production from their defense. … Goalie Kari Lehtonen ranks fourth in the NHL in goals-against average (1.66) and fifth in save percentage (.945).

About the Avalanche: Colorado is off to an impressive start, winning 10 of its first 11 games under rookie coach Patrick Roy. … Colorado acquired forward Maxime Talbot from the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday. … Goalie Semyon Varlamov was allowed to travel with the team while prosecutors in Colorado consider whether to charge him with assaulting his girlfriend. Varlamov was arrested Wednesday. He appeared in court briefly Thursday and was released on $5,000 bond. Roy would not comment on whether Varlamov, who is 7-1 with a 1.76 goals-against average, would start tonight’s game.

— From wire and online reports

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse, images, internet links or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?

Friday, April 18Full Scoreboard
Cincinnati «4Final | Box
Chicago Cubs1
Toronto «3Final | Box
Milwaukee «5Final | Box
St. Louis1Final | Box
Washington «3
LA Angels «11Final | Box
Baltimore «8Final | Box
Seattle4Final | Box
Miami «8
Atlanta «6Final | Box
NY Mets0
NY Yankees5Final | Box
Tampa Bay «11
Chicago WSox0Final | Box
Texas «12
Minnesota0Final | Box
Kansas City «5
Philadelphia1Final | Box
Colorado «12
Houston3Final | Box
Oakland «11
Arizona «4Final(12) | Box
Los Angeles2
San Francisco1Final | Box
San Diego «2
Full Scoreboard
Friday, April 18Full Scoreboard
No games today
Full Scoreboard
Full Scoreboard
No games this week
Full Scoreboard
Friday, April 18Full Scoreboard
Montreal «4Final | Box
Tampa Bay1
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game Two. Montreal leads series, 2-0.
Detroit «1Final | Box
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. Detroit leads series, 1-0.
Dallas2Final | Box
Anaheim «3
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Two. Anaheim leads series, 2-0.
Full Scoreboard