Turco Stars shut out Thrashers

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Turco Stars shut out Thrashers

Postby sherry2018love » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:16 am

By John TranchinaPA SportsTicker Contributing WriterDALLAS (Ticker) -- The Dallas Stars are making their move.Steve Ott collected a goal and an a sist and Marty Turco made 25saves to lead the Stars to a 2-0 victory over the AtlantaThrashers on Tuesday.In each team's first game following the All-Star break, Dallaspicked up where it left off in a 4-1 win Marshon Lattimore Jersey over Florida lastWednesday, dominating their second straight Eastern Conferencefoe.The Stars, who struggled to the worst record in the West formuch of the first two months of the Drew Brees Jersey season, are now 8-1-1 intheir last 10 home games and 4-1-2 in their last seven overall.They have inched within two points of the eighth and finalplayoff spot in the conference with their recent surge.Jere Lehtinen also scored and center Mike Ribeiro chipped inwith two a sists for Dallas."Points become so very valuable, and this was a home game thatwe had to win," Stars coach Dave Tippett said. "You put thosetwo points in the bank and move on from there. Ribeiro i skating very well. Ott and (Lehtinen) are workaholics. But(Ribeiro) is playing a very solid game right now and gettingsome points.""Anytime you play with someone like (Ribeiro) and a three Sam Mills Jersey -timeSelke winner (in Lehtinen), good things are going to happen,"Ott said of his skilled linemates. "Hard work has gotten us alot of scoring chances, and we're capitalizing on them. We'vegot to be hard to play against and push that record and push fora playoff spot."Turco had to make outstanding stops on Eric Perrin and BryanLittle in the final 10 seconds to preserve his second shutout ofthe season and 35th career. In making six saves in each of thefirst two periods and 13 in the third, he improved to 6-0-0lifetime against Ryan Ramczyk Jersey Atlanta, the only NHL club against which henever has lost.
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