Dallas Stars Trend of Failure on Home Ice Becoming Expected

November 20th, 2009 by Ken Armer Leave a reply »
After a well put together win in Detroit on Wednesday night, the Stars flew home to do battle with the Columbus Blue Jackets, but appears that they left a bag in the Motor City; the bag containing the Stars' ability to play on home ice.

In one of the more one-sided games this season, the Stars were downed by the Jackets 4-1. Even more impressive, the Stars have generally always been able to count the Jackets as a win since Columbus joined the league, yet no watchful eye could tell that from Thursday's performance.

What's even more insulting is the fact that three of the four Columbus goals came on the man advantage, and the other came short-handed. Can anyone else find an issue here?

If that doesn't make a good, loyal Stars fan sweat a bit then I have information that will. To anyone who has witnessed a game at the American Airlines Center, you know it's a great venue, always a great crowd, and always die-hard supportive. Yet the Stars post a better record outside of Dallas.

At home, the Stars post a 3-3-3, and a record of 6-3-3 on the road. It is true the Stars have been on the road a lot, but the road trip is supposed to be when the ...

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