Last night was the regular season opener for the Dallas Stars. Dallas faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team won 3-0 by taking advantage of the power play converting on 2/5 opportunities. When it came to shots on goal, Dallas had between 20-30 shots on goal while the Penguins had 35-40. Antti Niemi was our goalie for last nights game and was highly effective. Mattias Janmark, Ales Hemsky, and Jamie Benn all scored. One concerning thing was the giveaways by the team. The positive note is that we went up against several shots and Niemi performed well. It will be interesting to see how the lineups mesh as the season progresses. Dallas seems to be focused on a defensive approach, so we will see how long this sustains as well.
Next we face the Avalanche in Colorado on 10/10.
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