Series (Game 4 of 4)

Dallas leads 3-1

Game 1: Sunday, October 16th
Game 2: Wednesday, January 4th
Game 3: Saturday, March 11th
Game 4: Monday, March 13th

Canucks 2

(35-25-6, 76 pts)

Stars 4

(43-19-3, 89 pts)

8:30 PM ET, March 13, 2006

American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas

1 2 3 T
VAN 0 2 02
DAL 0 2 24

M. Modano (Stars - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 2

J. Jokinen (Stars - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 2

S. Zubov (Stars - D): Goals: 0, Assists: 3

Vancouver (35-24-6) at Dallas (42-19-3) 8:30 pm EST

Vancouver (35-24-6) at Dallas (42-19-3) 8:30 pm EST

DALLAS (Ticker) -- The key for the Vancouver Canucks to beating the Dallas Stars on Monday is to secure the lead in the first two periods.

In the front end of a home-and-home series on Saturday, Vancouver took a 1-0 lead late in the second period on a goal by Henrik Sedin. But Dallas responded in the final session behind a pair of tallies by Mike Modano to win for the fourth time in five games.

The victory also was the Stars' ninth this season when trailing after two periods. The mark leads the NHL and ties the league record set by Toronto in 2001-02 and matched by Boston the following season.

Marty Turco made 18 saves and Jere Lehtinen chipped in two assists for Dallas, which holds a 10-point lead on Los Angeles for first place in the Pacific Division.

Alex Auld turned aside 33 shots as Vancouver dropped its third straight game, during which the team has managed a total of four goals.

The Canucks sit in seventh place in the Western Conference, one point behind the Kings.

Dallas has won two of three meetings between the teams this season.