2009–10 Dallas Stars season

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2009–10 Dallas Stars
Division 5th Pacific
Conference 12th Western
2009–10 record 37-31-14
Home record 23-11-7
Road record 14-20-7
Goals for 237
Goals against 254
Team information
General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk
Coach Marc Crawford
Captain Brenden Morrow
Alternate captains Mike Modano
Steve Ott
Brad Richards
Stephane Robidas
Arena American Airlines Center
Team leaders
Goals L. Eriksson (29)
Assists B. Richards (67)
Points B. Richards (91)
Penalties in minutes S. Ott (153)
Plus/minus M. Fistric (+27)
Wins M. Turco (22)
Goals against average M. Turco (2.72)

The 2009–10 Dallas Stars season, saw the Stars introduce Joe Nieuwendyk as their new general manager, replacing Les Jackson and Brett Hull, who were both reassigned within the organization.[1] On June 11, Head Coach Dave Tippett was relieved of his duties and replaced with Marc Crawford.[2]

Pre-season[edit]

2009 Pre-season Game Log: 4-4–0 (Home: 2–2–0 ; Road: 2–2–0)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Record Recap
1 September 16 Tampa Bay Lightning 3 - 4 Dallas Stars SO Turco 1-0-0 [1]
2 September 17 Dallas Stars 1 - 3 Colorado Avalanche Auld 1-1-0 [2]
3 September 19 Dallas Stars 4 - 2 St. Louis Blues Turco 2-1-0 [3]
4 September 22 Florida Panthers 3 - 1 Dallas Stars Krahn 2-2-0 [4]
5 September 23 Dallas Stars 1 - 4 Florida Panthers Turco 2-3-0 [5]
6 September 24 Colorado Avalanche 2 - 3 Dallas Stars Auld 3-3-0 [6]
7 September 26 St. Louis Blues 5 - 0 Dallas Stars Turco 3-4-0 [7]
8 September 30 Dallas Stars 5 - 1 Texas Stars (AHL) Turco 4-4-0 [8]

Regular season[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Pacific Division[3]
GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 z – San Jose Sharks 82 51 20 11 264 215 113
2 Phoenix Coyotes 82 50 25 7 225 202 107
3 Los Angeles Kings 82 46 27 9 241 219 101
4 Anaheim Ducks 82 39 32 11 238 251 89
5 Dallas Stars 82 37 31 14 237 254 88

Conference standings[edit]

Western Conference[4]
R GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 z – San Jose Sharks 82 51 20 11 264 215 113
2 y – Chicago Blackhawks 82 52 22 8 271 209 112
3 y – Vancouver Canucks 82 49 28 5 272 222 103
4 Phoenix Coyotes 82 50 25 7 225 202 107
5 Detroit Red Wings 82 44 24 14 229 216 102
6 Los Angeles Kings 82 46 27 9 241 219 101
7 Nashville Predators 82 47 29 6 225 225 100
8 Colorado Avalanche 82 43 30 9 244 233 95
8.5
9 St. Louis Blues 82 40 32 10 225 223 90
10 Calgary Flames 82 40 32 10 204 210 90
11 Anaheim Ducks 82 39 32 11 238 251 89
12 Dallas Stars 82 37 31 14 237 254 88
13 Minnesota Wild 82 38 36 8 219 246 84
14 Columbus Blue Jackets 82 32 35 15 216 259 79
15 Edmonton Oilers 82 27 47 8 214 284 62

bold – Qualified for playoffs; y – Won division; z – Won conference (and division)

Schedule and results[edit]

2009–10 Game Log

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Goaltenders[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA= Goals Against Average; SA= Shots Against; SV= Saves; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO= Shutouts

Regular season
Player GP TOI W L OT GA GAA SA Sv% SO G A PIM
Turco, MartyMarty Turco 53 3088 22 20 11 140 2.72 1605 .913 4 0 4 10
Lehtonen, KariKari Lehtonen 12 663 6 4 0 31 2.81 350 .911 0 0 1 0
Climie, MattMatt Climie 1 60 0 1 0 5 5.00 38 .868 0 0 0 0
Auld, AlexAlex Auld 21 1181 9 6 3 59 3.00 558 .894 0 0 2 2

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Stars. Stats reflect time spent with the Stars only.
Traded mid-season
Bold/italics denotes franchise record

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Regular Season
Player Award Awarded
Loui Eriksson[5] NHL Third Star of the Week January 4, 2010
Marty Turco[6] NHL Third Star of the Week February 15, 2010

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached
Jamie Benn 1st Career NHL Game October 3, 2009
Jamie Benn 1st Career NHL Assist
1st Career NHL Point
October 6, 2009
Jamie Benn 1st Career NHL Goal October 11, 2009
Aaron Gagnon 1st Career NHL Game October 16, 2009
Perttu Lindgren 1st Career NHL Game October 19, 2009
Francis Wathier 1st Career NHL Game October 21, 2009
Mike Modano 800th Career NHL Assist April 2, 2010

Transactions[edit]

The Stars have been involved in the following transactions during the 2009–10 season.

Draft picks[edit]

The Stars' picks at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 8 Scott Glennie (RW)  Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
2 38 Alex Chiasson (RW)  Canada Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
3 69 Reilly Smith (RW)  Canada St. Michael's Buzzers (OJHL)
5 129 Tomas Vincour (C)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)
6 159 Curtis McKenzie (LW)  Canada Penticton Vees (BCHL)

Final roster[edit]

Updated April 9, 2010.[36]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
13 Canada Barch, KrysKrys Barch LW L 37 2007 Guelph, Ontario
14 Canada Benn, JamieJamie Benn RW L 28 2007 Victoria, British Columbia
96 Sweden Brunnstrom, FabianFabian Brunnstrom RW L 32 2008 Helsingborg, Sweden
6 Canada Daley, TrevorTrevor Daley D L 33 2002 Toronto, Ontario
21 Sweden Eriksson, LouiLoui Eriksson RW L 32 2003 Gothenburg, Sweden
28 Canada Fistric, MarkMark Fistric D L 31 2004 Edmonton, Alberta
2 Sweden Grossmann, NicklasNicklas Grossmann D L 32 2004 Stockholm, Sweden
36 Denmark Larsen, PhilipPhilip Larsen D R 27 2008 Esbjerg, Denmark
26 Finland Lehtinen, JereJere Lehtinen RW R 44 1992 Espoo, Finland
32 Finland Lehtonen, KariKari Lehtonen G L 33 2010 Helsinki, Finland
9 United States Modano, MikeMike Modano (A) C L 47 1988 Livonia, Michigan
10 Canada Morrow, BrendenBrenden Morrow (C) LW L 38 1997 Carlyle, Saskatchewan
18 Canada Neal, JamesJames Neal LW L 30 2005 Whitby, Ontario
5 United States Niskanen, MattMatt Niskanen D R 30 2005 Virginia, Minnesota
29 Canada Ott, SteveSteve Ott (A) LW L 35 2000 Summerside, Prince Edward Island
17 United States Petersen, TobyToby Petersen C L 38 2007 Minneapolis, Minnesota
63 Canada Ribeiro, MikeMike Ribeiro C L 37 2006 Montreal, Quebec
91 Canada Richards, BradBrad Richards (A) C L 37 2008 Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island
3 Canada Robidas, StephaneStephane Robidas (A) D R 40 2005 Sherbrooke, Quebec
24 Canada Segal, BrandonBrandon Segal RW R 34 2010 Richmond, British Columbia
37 Latvia Skrastins, KarlisKarlis Skrastins D L 43 2009 Riga, Soviet Union
20 Canada Sutherby, BrianBrian Sutherby LW L 35 2008 Edmonton, Alberta
35 Canada Turco, MartyMarty Turco G L 42 1994 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
23 Sweden Wandell, TomTom Wandell C L 30 2005 Södertälje, Sweden
44 Canada Woywitka, JeffJeff Woywitka D L 34 2009 Vermilion, Alberta

See also[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

Texas Stars (AHL)[edit]

The Texas Stars played their inaugural season in 2009-10 after being granted limited membership into the league. The Stars finished the regular season second in the Western Division. In the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs They swept Rockford in the first round, then beat Chicago and Hamilton in seven games to win the Western Division and Western Conference respectively. They lost to the Hershey Bears in game six of the 2010 Calder Cup Finals.

Idaho Steelheads (ECHL)[edit]

In 2009–10, the Steelheads clinched their first Brabham Cup with one week remaining in the season. They received a bye in the first round of the 2010 Kelly Cup Playoffs before sweeping the Utah Grizzlies in the conference semifinals and the Stockton Thunder in six games to win the National Conference Championship to advance to their 3rd Kelly Cup Finals since joining the league in 2003. They met the Cincinnati Cyclones in the finals, but lost the series 4–1, with each game being decided by only one goal.

Allen Americans (CHL)[edit]

On April 15, 2009, the Central Hockey League announced an expansion team for Allen, Texas, to begin play in the 2009–10 season.[37] The Allen Americans finished second in the Southern Conference. In the playoffs, Allen beat Laredo and Odessa in seven games. The Rapid City Rush beat the Americans in game six of the 2010 Ray Miron President's Cup Finals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nieuwendyk introduced as Stars' new GM
  2. ^ Dallas Stars Hire Marc Crawford
  3. ^ "2009–2010 Standings by Division". National Hockey League. 
  4. ^ "2009–2010 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. 
  5. ^ Langenbrunner, Smith, Eriksson top week's '3 Stars'
  6. ^ Stamkos, Leighton and Turco top week's '3 Stars'
  7. ^ Dallas Stars staff (July 8, 2009). "Dallas Stars Acquire Goaltender Alex Auld". Dallas Stars. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  8. ^ Dallas Stars staff (February 9, 2010). "Stars Trade for Kari Lehtonen". Dallas Stars. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  9. ^ Stars Sign Karlis Skrastins To Two-Year Deal
  10. ^ Stars Sign Center Warren Peters To 1-Yr Deal
  11. ^ Dallas Signs Defenseman Jeff Woywitka To Two-Year Contract
  12. ^ a b Stars Sign Two to Entry Level Contracts
  13. ^ Stars Sign Free Agent Sean Backman To 1-Yr Deal
  14. ^ Bruins Sign Steve Bégin
  15. ^ Pens Sign Conner, Lee
  16. ^ Caps Sign Brendan Morrison
  17. ^ Joel Lundqvist klar för Frölunda
  18. ^ FREE AGENT ZUBOV SIGNS WITH ST. PETERSBURG OF KHL
  19. ^ Blues Sign Darryl Sydor
  20. ^ Lightning sign free agent RW Mark Parrish
  21. ^ Stars Claim Brandon Segal Off Waivers From LA
  22. ^ Goaltender Auld claimed from Stars
  23. ^ a b Stars Lock Up Pair of Goaltenders
  24. ^ Stars Re-Sign Lehtinen To One-Year Contract
  25. ^ Dallas Stars Re-Sign Mark Fistric To Three-Year Contract
  26. ^ Stars Re-Sign Aaron Gagnon To 1-Yr Deal
  27. ^ Stars Sign Tyler Beskorowany To Entry-Level Deal
  28. ^ a b Stars Sign Two To Entry-Level Deals
  29. ^ Robidas Inked to 4-Year Contract Extension
  30. ^ Stars Sign Eriksson To 6-Year Extension
  31. ^ Stars Sign Prospect Ondrej Roman
  32. ^ Ott Signed To 4-Year Contract Extension
  33. ^ Wandell Signed To 2-Year Contract Extension
  34. ^ Petersen Signed To 2-Year Contract Extension
  35. ^ Stars and Lehtonen Agree to 3-Year Contract Extension
  36. ^ "Dallas Stars - Team - Roster". Dallas Stars. Archived from the original on 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  37. ^ CHL Introduces Allen, Texas Franchise Archived 2009-04-22 at the Wayback Machine.

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