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(SportsNetwork.com) - The Anaheim Ducks will try to get their struggling offense on track Friday night as they visit a Dallas Stars club that has given up its fair share of goals this season. The Ducks have lost two of three since winning seven in a row, held to just two goals over that span. They shut out the Chicago Blackhawks 1-0 on Tuesday, but were then blanked 2-0 by the St. Louis Blues two nights later. Jake Allen made 24 saves for the Blues, while John Gibson came up with 27 saves in the loss. Gibson was coming off a 38-save shutout effort versus the Blackhawks. Our giveaways were immense out there, said Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau. Unforced errors, thats the thing that bugs you. The Ducks had averaged 3.43 goals per game over their winning streak and tonight face a Stars club that ranks 27th out of 30 teams in yielding 3.56 goals per game. Dallas has been idle since its own loss to the Blues on Tuesday, a 4-3 overtime setback. St. Louis got the winner on the power play as Tyler Seguin was called for high-sticking just 14 seconds into the bonus frame. Seguin and Trevor Daley both had a goal and an assist in regulation and defenseman Jamie Oleksiak had a goal as well. His first career NHL tally came at 13:10 of the first period, but the Blues countered just 35 seconds later to start a back-and-forth affair. We had just scored, said Lindy Ruff. We made it easy on them. We cut the ice into about three-quarters and said, Here, were going to give you a little bit of an opportunity. Lehtonen made 23 stops in Dallas second straight loss, though the club does have a point in seven of its first nine games (4-2-3). Lehtonen is 4-0-3 with a 2.90 goals against average and .908 save percentage this season, while backup Anders Lindback has started both regulation losses, giving up nine goals on 60 shots. Dallas will visit the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, so it is unknown if Lehtonen or Lindback will start tonight. Lehtonen is 9-7-3 with a 2.41 GAA and .918 save percentage in 19 starts versus the Ducks, while Lindback is 1-1-0 with a 2.62 GAA and .920 save percentage in three meetings, including two starts. Frederik Andersen figures to get the call tonight for the Ducks for the second half of back-to-back games. He won his first six starts this season before a loss to San Jose on Sunday, and has a 1.70 GAA and .940 save percentage on the season. Andersen beat the Stars the only other time he faced them, stopping all 24 shots faced over 40 minutes of relief. The Ducks have lost three of their last four to the Stars overall as well as five of seven and nine of their last 13 in Dallas. Air Max 720 Rebajas . Speaking on Leafs Lunch with Bryan Hayes and Jamie McLennan on Thursday, Bernier said it was "very hard" at times being entrenched behind Jonathan Quick and is now excited at the prospect of getting an opportunity to compete with Reimer for the top spot with the Leafs. Air Max 720 Baratas Rebajas . The 27-year-old forward has informed the Leafs that he will be unable to play in Monday nights home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. http://www.airmax720baratas.es/. However, Therrien added that Galchenyuks status for next Wednesdays game against the Detroit Red Wings is questionable. Galchenyuk has been out since Jan. 6 with a broken right hand. Comprar Air Max 720 Baratas . - Ryan Spooner scored twice to lead the Boston Bruins to a 6-1 victory over the New York Islanders in a preseason game Friday night. Air Max 720 Baratas Online .Y. - Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby captured his second career Art Ross trophy on Sunday after leading the NHL in scoring this season. PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies kept their aces and added another starter. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday that right-hander Roberto Hernandez and Phillies agreed to a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an agreement has not been completed and the player must pass a physical. The 33-year-old Hernandez was formerly known as Fausto Carmona. He was arrested in January 2012 on charges of falsifying his identity that were later dropped. Major League Baseball suspended him for three weeks. Last year, he was 6-13 with a 4.89 ERA for Tampa Bay, and he is 59-82 with a 4.67 ERA over eight seasons overall, seven with the Cleveland Indians. Hernandez gives the Phillies depth on their staff. He is expected to compete for one of two spots in their rotation. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. made the move on the final day of baseballs winter meetings. The Phillies also selected right-hander Kevin Munson from Arizona in the Rule 5 draft. Among the top rumours earllier in the week were reports that Amaro was shopping Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels along with closer Jonathan Papelbon and All-Star outfielder Domonic Brown.dddddddddddd Amaro and manager Ryne Sandberg shot down reports that Lee and Hamels were available. The Phillies are looking to rebound from their first losing season in 11 years and hope to make another post-season run. They signed veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd and re-signed catcher Carlos Ruiz. Both moves are indicative of a team thats trying to contend, not rebuild. Adding Hernandez also fits in that category. Hernandez has his best season with the Indians was in 2007 when he was 19-8 with a 3.06 ERA and finished fourth in AL Cy Young Award voting. He was 13-14 with a 3.77 ERA in 2010 and made the All-Star team. Lee, Hamels and Kyle Kendrick fill Philadelphias top three spots in the rotation. Hernandez, Cuban righty Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez and righties Ethan Martin and Jonathan Pettibone will compete for the final two. ' ' '
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