Detroit is 0-2-3 since a franchise record-tying nine-game win
Red Wings rookie goaltender Joey MacDonald, making just his
second career start, allowed six of 27 shots to get by him in a
6-2 loss to Nashville on Friday.
The six goals were the most allowed by the Red Wings since a 6-3
loss against the Predators in the finale of the 2005-06 regular
The Red Wings haven't gone winless in six consecutive games
since they had four losses and two ties from January 25-February
15-year veteran Dominik Hasek could be back in net Monday,
looking to end a personal three-game losing streak (0-1-2). He
has won three straight starts against the Stars, including a
17-save performance in a 4-3 victory at Dallas on Oct. 27.
The Stars have won three straight and four of five, including a
5-3 win over Los Angeles on Friday. Defenseman Philippe Boucher
tallied three power-play goals, the first hat trick of his
Rookie goaltender Mike Smith stopped 22 shots vs. the Kings, his
second straight start for Dallas.
Dallas' starting goaltender, Marty Turco, is 11-5-0 this season.
However he is just 1-7-5 lifetime vs. the Red Wings.