Calgary (30-15-4) at Dallas (23-18-7) 8:30 p.m. EST
DALLAS (Ticker) — Marty Turco and the Dallas Stars look to
continue their longest winning streak of the season Tuesday when
they host the Calgary Flames.
Thanks to the recent resurgence of Turco, the Stars are on a
four-game winning streak – their longest since a seven-game run
from January 29-February 11, 2008.
Turco has spearheaded Dallas’ surge, posting a .948 save
percentage over the last four games. Two days after recording
his first career regular-season win at Detroit’s Joe Louis
Arena, Turco made 35 saves in Saturday’s 7-3 victory over the
Columbus Blue Jackets.
James Neal scored two goals and added an assist to pace the
Stars, who have scored 17 goals during the winning streak.
Dallas could be hard-pressed to duplicate that offensive output
Tuesday against the Flames, who have allowed a total of 28 goals
over their last 10 games. Calgary, which currently is first in
the Northwest Division, has gone 7-3-0 over that span.
The Flames will look to rebound from Monday’s 4-3 loss to the
Colorado Avalanche, who peppered Calgary goaltender Miikka
Kiprusoff with 42 shots.
Jarome Iginla scored his 20th goal of the season for the Flames,
who lost their only previous meeting with the Stars this season
– a 3-1 decision in Dallas on December 2.