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Stars-Jets Notes

by Mark Stepneski / Dallas Stars

Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen continues to put up impressive numbers so far this season. Lehtonen currently ranks fourth in the NHL with a 1.29 goals against average. His .961 save percentage is second in the league.

In his last four games, the numbers are even more impressive. He is 3-0-1 with a 0.82 goals against average and a .974 save percentage. Lehtonen has allowed one goal or fewer in each of his last four appearances.


*The Jets outshot the Stars 38-36 in the game.

*The Stars were 0-4 on the power play and 2-2 on the penalty kill.

*The Stars are 1-20 on the power play in the last five games overall. They are 0-16 on the power play at home this season.

*The Stars won 41 of 64 (64 percent) of faceoffs in the game. Vernon Fiddler won 7 of 9 (78 percent). Jami Benn won 10 of 14 (71 percent).

*Tyler Seguin led the Stars with five shots on goal.

*Jamie Benn had a five game points streak snapped.

Stars lineup

Jamie BennTyler SeguinRich Peverley
Ray Whitney
Cody EakinAlex Chiasson
Valeri Nichushkin
Shawn HorcoffErik Cole
Lane MacDermid
Vernon FiddlerAntoine Roussel

Brenden DillonStephane Robidas
Trevor Daley
Sergei Gonchar
Alex Goligoski
Jordie Benn

Kari Lehtonen (starter)
Dan Ellis

Scratched: Kevin Connauton

Suspended: Ryan Garbutt

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Hockey League or Dallas Stars Hockey Club. Mark Stepneski is an independent writer whose posts on reflect his own opinions and do not represent official statements from the Dallas Stars. You can follow Mark on Twitter @StarsInsideEdge.

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