Canadiens hoping to avoid third straight loss

Montreal (34-24-7) at Dallas (31-26-8), 6:00 pm EDT

DALLAS (Ticker) — The Montreal Canadiens will try to avoid a
third straight loss when they visit the Dallas Stars on Sunday.

Following a 5-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday, the
Canadiens suffered a 2-0 setback to the Atlanta Thrashers on

Carey Price, who made 26 saves in that one, has not won in over
a month. The 21-year-old is 0-6-1 over his last eight

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Loui Eriksson scored two goals and Marty Turco made 36 saves as
Dallas edged the Anaheim Ducks, 3-2, on Friday in a battle of
Pacific Division foes.

Mike Ribeiro scored a power-play goal and Steve Ott notched two
assists for the Stars, who moved into a three-way tie with
Nashville and Columbus for the seventh spot in the crowded
Western Conference playoff picture.