Antti Niemi made 28 saves, but more important than how many he made was when he made them in the Dallas Stars' 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. ''It wasn't that he was tested in bunches,'' Stars coach Lindy Ruff said, ''but he had to make some huge
Topics: Missed chances, hot goalie, how did he see it? Any explanation on the second Stars goalie? Status of Drew Stafford. On Joel Armia stepping up. Will the physicality of the end of the game carry over to Thursday? Hard to balance generating good chances with failure to capitalize?
Boy, what a wacky first couple of weeks of the NHL season. Up is down. Left is right. The Canucks and Oilers are both in playoff spots.