The Stars can finally enjoy the home ice after playing five of
their last six contests on the road. They posted their second
straight win Saturday, a 4-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes.
In his NHL debut, rookie goaltender Mike Smith stopped 22 shots
en route to earning his first career shutout. He got the start
in place of Marty Turco, who sat out after starting the first
seven games of the season.
Mike Ribeiro scored his third goal of the season and Mike Modano
tallied his fourth for the Stars, whose 7-1-0 start ties the
best start in franchise history.
The Canucks will try to put the first blemish on Dallas' 2-0-0