The Panthers have been powerless to stop their two-recreation dropping streak — as in zero for eight on the facility play in these contests.
Florida’s power play, which had been No. 1 in the NHL since Nov. 1, went zero for 4 on Tuesday in a 3-0 house loss to the Dallas Stars, who are No. 1 in the Western Conference and No. 2 within the NHL in fewest general objectives allowed.
The Panthers had been the one group in the NHL not to be shut out this season, however Stars backup goalie Anton Khudobin made 30 saves to finish that streak.
It was his second shutout of the season as Dallas killed off one penalty in the first interval, two within the second and one in the third.
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“Our power play, with the personnel we now have, we ought to be scoring like we have now the rest of the yr,” Panthers middle Vincent Trocheck stated.
“[The Stars] play a decent zone. They don’t hand over many possibilities in the slot. A variety of our possibilities have been one and carried out.”
As for the Dallas offense, Tyler Seguin scored twice — together with an empty-netter — and Esa Lindell added one for the Stars, who snapped a two-recreation dropping streak. Seguin, who also had an assist, leads Dallas with 24 objectives and fifty four points. Lindell has eight objectives.