Series (Game 4 of 4)
Dallas leads 3-1
(41-18-3, 85 pts)
(32-21-9, 73 pts)
9:00 PM ET, March 7, 2006
Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
S. Horcoff (Oilers - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1
A. Hemsky (Oilers - RW): Goals: 0, Assists: 2
N. Hagman (Stars - LW): Goals: 0, Assists: 1
Dallas (40-18-3) at Edmonton (32-21-8) 9:00 pm EST
EDMONTON, Alberta (Ticker) - With their first road game in over
a month looming, the Edmonton Oilers seek a third straight
victory when they host the Dallas Stars on Tuesday.
The Oilers lost the first three legs of a five-game homestand
that spanned the Olympic break before bouncing back to take 3-2
victories over San Jose and Nashville.
In Sunday's triumph over the Predators, Chris Pronger scored a
power-play goal early in the third period to force overtime and
recorded the game-winner with 53 seconds left in the extra
Ryan Smyth notched his 28th goal, also on the power play, in the
first period and Ty Conklin stopped 18 shots as Edmonton
thrived off a 42-20 advantage in shots on goal.
Similar to the Oilers, the Stars have recovered from a losing
streak with consecutive wins, including an impressive 7-2 rout
at Chicago on Sunday in the opener of a four-game road trip.
Dallas led, 3-0, less than 25 minutes into the game and took a
6-1 lead early in the third as it extended its unbeaten streak
against the Blackhawks to 13 games (11-0-2).
Jere Lehtinen and Brenden Morrow both had a goal and two assists
and Jason Arnott tallied twice in the third period as the Stars
improved to 19-8-2 on the road.
Dallas has won two of the first three meetings between the teams
this season, including a 4-0 triumph in the last encounter
November 7. Four different stars scored and Marty Turco made 16
saves to record one of his three shutouts this season.