Friday, October 30, 2009

Breaking News: Marty Turco out with Flu Symptions

In the last few minutes, the Dallas Stars have reported that Marty Turco has been sicken by flu like symptions and has been sent home and won't be available for tonight's game against the Florida Panthers. In the mean time, Texas Stars goalie Matt Climie has been called up under emergency conditions for the time being.

No word if it's just the seasonal flu or the dreaded Swine Flu. Alex Alud will be starting until more is known on Marty Turco's condition. Some reports are circuling that he's in an isolation tent and that players and staff had to wear proactive suits in the locker room at the AAC during the pre game skate this morning.

More to Come Soon!

In other team news tonight, Stars Coach Marc Crawford will be coaching in his 1000 career game in his career. During his coaching career, he his a strong 476-363-100 record while in stops in L.A. and Vancouver.

Here's the list of coaches with 1000 games plus and their records.

Scotty Bowman 2141 games 1244-573-324

Al Arbour 1607 games 782-577-248

Dick Irvin 1449 games 692-527-230

Mike Keenan 1386 games 672-536-186

Pat Quinn 1330 games 663-486-181

Bryan Murray 1239 games 620-465-154

Ron Wilson 1183 games 553-468-162

Jacques Lamaire 1140 games 546-417-177

Jacques Martin 1109 games 523-411-175

Billy Reay 1102 games 542-417-175

Brain Sutter 1028 games 451-417-160

Pat Burns 1019 games 501-353-165

Jacques Demers 1007 games 409-468-130

Roger Nelson 1000 games 476-363-160

Brett Hull Hall of Fame Special on Fox Sports Net

FSN Southwest is going to air a Hall of Fame Special which will go along with Brett Hull getting induced into the NHL Hall of Fame coming up next month. It's a half hour special on his career in Dallas and helping the Stars win the Stanley Cup in 1999. The show is called Spotlight and will premier on November 4 at 7:00 PM.

It's also going to have interviews from Mike Modano and former players Joe Nieuwendyk and Craig Ludwig along with former head coach Ken Hitchcock. The biggest parts of the special will include his 600th career goal that happened on the eve of the Millennium, his 1000 career point and the relationship with his father Bobby.

Here's an entire schedule of the Brett Hull Special will air.

  • 11/4 @ 7:00 PM
  • 11/4 @ 11:30 PM
  • 11/8 @ 10:00 PM
  • 11/14 @ 6:00 PM
  • 11/17 @ 7:00 PM

All Start times are Central Time!

The celebration will take place on November 9 in Toronto, Ontario. This will be an amazing Hall of Fame Class this year. Here's the entire draft class.

  • Steve Yzerman
  • Brett Hull
  • Luc Robitaille
  • Brian Letch
  • Lou Lamoriello as a builder

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