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Jannik Hansen
Lehtonen, Stars shut out Canucks, 2-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia Too often this season, the Dallas Stars have bemoaned the fact that goaltending has set a bad precedent early in games, and has been directly responsible for losses. On Wednesday, Kari Lehtonen turned that trend, stopping Radim Vrbata just 36 seconds into the game and creating an environment where his teammates were able to repair a leaky defensive game. The result was the 30th-ranked team in goals against was able to forge a 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena. "When you struggle, and the tough goals go in, the hope tank for the team goes down," said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. "But when your goalie is making the big saves, you...