BOSTON (Ticker) -- Jere Lehtinen and the Dallas Stars are playing
their best hockey of the season. On Saturday, they look for their
season-high sixth straight victory when they visit the slumping
Since dropping a 3-2 overtime decision to the Los Angeles Kings
on January 2, the Stars have reeled off five consecutive wins,
including four against teams with winning records.
Dallas cruised to a 4-1 triumph over the Washington Capitals on
Thursday. Jason Arnott tallied twice and registered an assist,
Brenden Morrow scored a goal and assisted on another and
Lehtinen netted his team-leading 24th tally.
Lehtinen has been outstanding recently, scoring four goals in
his last three games.
The Bruins enter Saturday's contest two days after suffering
their worst loss of the season, a 6-0 drubbing at the hands of
the Kings on Thursday.
Boston has lost its last two games by a margin of 12-2, and is
2-3-0 on its current seven-game homestand.