Hotter than hell's door hinges: Canucks & Stars

Yankee Canuck
December 31 2010 05:18PM


Vancouver Canucks @ Dallas Stars

5:00 PM PST

Stars   Canucks
22 Wins 22
12 Losses 8
4 OTL 5
2.76 (14th) Goals/Game 3.43 (2nd)
2.68 (12th) Goals Against/Game 2.51 (6th)
16.4% (20th) PP 24.1% (2nd)
80.3% (20th) PK 85.3% (4th)

Fast Facts

> Sexy Streakin': Brad Richards has eight points in his last eight games and Loui Eriksson has 12 in his last eight. For the good guys Kesler has 14 points in his last eight. Additionally, Vancouver hasn't been beaten in regulation in their last ten games and Schneider hasn't been beaten in regulation all season.

> Stingy Streakin': Since their first round match-up in 2006-07 (five of the seven postseason matches were decided by one goal), these teams have met 12 times and eight of those have been decided by one goal.

> Impress your friends with knowledge!: Dating back to 1970, Vancouver is 6-10-3 on games played on New Years Eve. The majority of their losses came at the hands of the Flyers while their most recent win as exactly a year ago: a 4-3 OT win over the Blues.

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