2nd Period Intermission Report: Stars 0 - Wild 0

The lack of scoring in this period reflects how soul-sucking this game is. There’s no energy in the building and the game is mirroring how lifeless they are.

The first five minutes of the period were actually energetic as the Stars put in a flurry of shots on Matt Hackett but nothing was put by him. Any shot that the Stars had were from distance and were not screened.

The Wild had a small period of pressure in the Stars end about midway through the period and had a golden opportunity to score on a rebound. Kari Lehtonen stopped a shot and put the rebound right in front of him. He barely stopped the rebound with a right pad save to keep the game scoreless.

The Wild would have a couple more chances, but again Lehtonen would be there to stone them.

The Wild had three power plays in the period but they were all fruitless. Brenden Morrow continued his parade to the penalty box with two more minors.

Overall, this game is really bogging down and the Stars need to wake up. The longer this stays scoreless, the more difficult it will be to make a comeback if it’s needed.

Dallas is out-shooting the Wild 19-17 after two periods.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.