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  1. The king of little things

    Mark Stepneski

    It was the kind of answer that summed up Jere Lehtinen. Asked about being one of only four players to ever win the Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward three times or more, Lehtinen, the ultimate team player, quickly turned the subject to...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  2. Vezina Trophy finalists

    Mark Stepneski

    The NHL announced the finalists today for the Vezina Trophy, which goes to the league's top goaltender. The finalists are Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings. ...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  3. Friday notes: Draft lottery, playoff watch

    Mark Stepneski

    Now that the Stars have been eliminated from the playoff race, they are in mix for the NHL draft lottery, which will be held Tuesday. The Stars are currently the 17th place team in the NHL, hold the 14th pick in the draft and have a 0.5 percent ch...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  4. Playoff watch: Stars can stay alive with win

    Mark Stepneski

    The Dallas Stars can keep their playoff hopes alive tonight -- or they can be eliminated. A win over the Nashville Predators will keep them alive and kicking for at least one more day. Here are the ways they can be eliminated from the race Thursda...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  5. Stars look to keep pressure on in playoff race

    Mark Stepneski

    FRISCO -- The Dallas Stars no longer control their own destiny in the playoff race, but they are still alive and hope to keep the heat on the teams they are chasing. That means the Stars need to win Thursday in Nashville and then hope that San Jos...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  6. Playoff watch: Stars' chances slim after Tuesday's games

    Mark Stepneski

    The worst case scenario for the Dallas Stars Tuesday was to lose in regulation to the San Jose Sharks, and for the Phoenix Coyotes to win. That's what happened and now the Stars' chances of making the playoffs pretty slim. The folks at sportsclubs...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  7. Playoff watch: Kings pad division lead

    Mark Stepneski

    The Los Angeles Kings kept the pressure on the rest of the teams chasing them in the playoff race with a 2-o win over Edmonton Monday night at Staples Center. The Kings, who are 9-2-1 over their last 12 games, now lead the Coyotes by two points, t...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  8. Playoff watch: Kings with chance to pad lead tonight

    Mark Stepneski

    There's only one game in the Western Conference playoff race tonight, and that has the Los Angeles Kings hosting the Edmonton Oilers. It's a big chance for the Kings to put some heat on the teams chasing them in the race. A win and they go two poi...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  9. Playoff watch: Stars on the outside looking in

    Mark Stepneski

    The Dallas Stars are on the outside looking in at a playoff spot for the first time in more than a month. Saturday was not a good night for the Stars. Among those Pacific Division teams battling for the third, seventh and eighth spots, they were the ...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  10. Playoff watch: Kings take Pacific Division lead

    Mark Stepneski

    For the fifth time in the last nine days there's been a change at the top of the Pacific Division. The new leader is the Los Angeles Kings, who won 4-1 at Edmonton last night to pass the Dallas Stars. The Kings are 8-2-0 over their last 10 games. ...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  11. Playoff watch: Sharks drop to ninth after loss

    Mark Stepneski

    The San Jose Sharks started play on Wednesday as the third seed in the West. Just 24 hours later they were sitting on the outside looking in at a playoff spot. A 2-0 loss at Phoenix on Thursday night knocked the Sharks out of the top eight and moved ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  12. Playoff watch: Lots of movement in standings on Wednesday

    Mark Stepneski

    It was another night of movement in the Western Conference standings. The Stars jumped from seventh to third, the Kings went from ninth to seventh, San Jose dropped from third to eighth and Phoenix slipped from eighth to ninth. In the middle of all t...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  13. Playoff watch: Another night of key games

    Mark Stepneski

    How tight is the Western Conference playoff race? It's so tight that the Stars could be anywhere from third place to ninth after tonight's games. All the teams the Stars are battling are in action tonight, except for Phoenix. The Stars, of cour...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  14. Playoff watch: Sharks back on top of the Pacific

    Mark Stepneski

    The San Jose Sharks are on top of the Pacific Division for the first time since February 25. The Sharks beat Colorado last 5-1. The Sharks went 3-0-0 on their just concluded homestand that also included wins over Phoenix and Boston. The Stars slip...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  15. Playoff watch: Coyotes loss puts them in a hole

    Mark Stepneski

    Phoenix lost 4-0 to St. Louis last night. That's a big loss for the Coyotes. They are still second in the Pacific and seventh in the West with 87 points, but they have played two more games than the Stars, Kings and Sharks. Phoenix is off the next...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  16. Playoff watch: Stars in first in Pacific

    Mark Stepneski

    When the Stars won over Calgary on Saturday afternoon they moved into first place in the Pacific Division and third in the Western Conference, and when play wrapped up Saturday night they were still in that position. It's still tight though. Just ...

    Blog | March 25, 2012