Dallas Stars

Head Coach
Dave Tippett
Notes: Has the best regular season record among active NHL coaches at 251-142-53 record...Received a contract extension through 2010-11 on July 14...Has led the Stars to five-straight playoff appearances and two Pacific Division titles (2002-03 and 2005-06)...Coached in his 300th NHL game on Feb. 6, 2007 vs. Minnesota and posted the seventh best record in NHL history among coaches through their first 300 games...Tippett's teams have been near the top of the NHL standings since he took over as head coach, boasting the third-best record in the league since '02-03 and the second-best home record...He has also guided the Stars to two, 50-win seasons during his tenure (23 teams have registered zero 50-win campaigns since '02-03)...Prior to becoming a coach, the 46-year old native of Moosomin, Saskatchewan, played 11 years as a forward in the National Hockey League with the Hartford Whalers, the Washington Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers. In 721 career NHL outings, he registered 93 goals and 169 assists for 262 points with 317 penalty minutes.



Goaltenders

31 Tobias Stephan G
6'3'', 185 01/21/1984 ( 24 ), Zürich, CHE 1st NHL / 1st DAL Season
Last Win: OCT 29, 2008 vs MINNESOTA (3)
Last Shutout:
How Acquired: Stars' Second Round Selection (34th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes:
CAREER VS. EDM: Has never faced the Oilers.
HOME: 2 GP, MIN: 80, REC.: 1-0-0, GA: 1, SO: 0, GAA: 2.25
ROAD: 4 GP, MIN.: 170, REC: 0-2-0, GA: 10, SO: 0, GAA: 3.53
* Earned his first career NHL victory on Oct. 29 vs. Minnesota, stopping 19 of 21 shots.
* Made his NHL debut on Oct. 13, 2007 at Chicago, stopping 38 of 40 shots in a 2-1 overtime loss.
* Is the fourth Swiss goaltender to be drafted in NHL history (Pauli Jax, David Aebischer and Martin Gerber).

GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
6
249
1
2
-
0
0
13
3.13
105
0.890
Career
7
310
1
2
0
1
0
15
2.90
143
0.905


35 Marty Turco G
5'11'', 185 08/13/1975 ( 33 ), Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 8th NHL / 8th DAL Season
Last Win: DEC 31, 2008 vs NEW JERSEY Last Shutout: MAR 9, 2008 vs COLORADO (42)
How Acquired: Stars' 5th round selection, 124th overall, in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:
CAREER VS. EDM: GP: 21, REC: 16-5-0, SO: 3, GA: 46, GAA: 2.22
HOME: GP: 17, MIN: 1,015, REC: 8-6-3, SO: 0, GA: 56, GAA: 3.31
ROAD: GP: 15, MIN: 855, REC: 6-7-2, SO: 0, GA: 45, GAA: 3.16
* Has gone 6-2-1 in his last eight starts.
* Stopped 20 of the 22 shots he faced, and earned his second assist of the season (15th career) on Dec. 23 at Toronto.
* Made a season-high 37 saves in a 3-1 win on Dec. 12 vs. Detroit.
* Has collected five straight 30-win seasons (only Martin Brodeur has more with 12 consecutive 30-win campaigns).
* Has stopped 11 straight penalty shots and is 11-for-12 all-time.
* Is the Stars' all-time winningest goaltender (222), has the most shutouts in franchise history (33), the most assists (15) and ranks second in games played (415).
GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
33
1937
15
13
5
5
0
103
3.19
770
0.882
Career
415
23587
222
116
26
21
33
878
2.23
8935
0.911