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Behind The Scenes: Road Trip - Long Island

by Staff Writer / Dallas Stars


The division leading Stars continue a five-game road swing with games against the New York Rangers, New York Islanders & New Jersey Devils this week. Get a glimpse of what went on behind the scenes as the team travels to the East Coast.

Photos by Trey Hill


DAY ONE (12/14/11) - OFF DAY IN LONG ISLAND, NY
(newest photos at top)

12:32 pm - Mike Heika talks with Mark Fistric about coming back from his suspension.


12:17 am - Alex Goligoski works on the USA Today crossword puzzle.


12:16 pm - Ralph Strangis works on gathering "Unlaced" questions from Twitter for Nicklas Grossman.


12:15 pm - After practice, Daryl Reaugh talks with Richard Bachman about the shutout against the Rangers.


 


 


11:59 am - Philip Larsen puts a move on Adam Pardy.


 


11:54 am - The 3-on-3 game that Coach Desjardins designed takes place between the blue lines.


11:53 am - Eric Nystrom, who has been coming to the Coliseum his whole life, sits beneath his father's number 23, which hangs in the rafters.


11:51 am - Asst. Coach Willie Desjardins draws up a game designed to help reinforce putting pucks on net.


11:50 am - Andrew Raycroft grabs a drink between drills. Raycroft looked really sharp in practice and told Mike Heika, "I'm just going to go out and play and have fun and get a couple of breaks, and hopefully it will go the other way."


11:43 am - Sheldon Souray and Steve Sumner give eachother a hard time.


11:42 am - Philip Larsen catches his breath between drills.


11:36 am - Toby Petersen watches as Coach Jerrard lays out a series of connected drills.


11:36 am - Adam Pardy, Jake Dowell and Mark Fistric listen to Coach Jerrard explain the drill.


 


11:34 am - Assistant Coach Paul Jerrard draws up a series of drills to get the guys warmed up.


 


11:23 am - Coach Gulutzan talks one-on-one with Sheldon Souray.


11:22 am - The team starts to hit the ice.


11:12 am - Loui Eriksson and Vernon Fiddler play a game of full contact wall tennis.


11:03 am - Several players opted to stay off the ice during the teams optional practice.


10:59 am - Cody Eastwood shoots a Bobby Nystrom plaque in the hallway outside the Stars dressing room. Bobby, known as Mr. Islander, is the father of Dallas Star Eric Nystrom.


10:56 am - Brenden Morrow, Steve Ott and Mike Ribeiro.


10:54 am - The guys ride bikes and goof around a bit prior to the optional skate.


9:00 am - The 30 mile bus trip to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum begins. Music by Air Review.


7:20 am - With the team bus departing for Long Island at 9 am, it was time to pack.


DAY ONE - OFF DAY IN NEW YORK

DAY TWO - GAME DAY vs. NEW YORK RANGERS

DAY THREE - OFF DAY IN LONG ISLAND

DAY FOUR - GAME DAY vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS

 

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