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Sharks look to cure road woes against Stars

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San Jose (27-4-4) at Dallas (15-14-5), 9:00 p.m. EST

DALLAS (Ticker) -- The San Jose Sharks have been near perfect at

home this season. Lately, they have not seen similar results on


Coming off a tough loss, San Jose hopes to snap a three-game

road losing streak when it visits the Dallas Stars in battle of

Pacific Division foes on Monday.

The Sharks are 18-0-2 at home this season, but fell to 9-4-1

away from HP Pavilion with Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the

St. Louis Blues. They are 0-1-2 in their last three road games.

After a blazing start to the season, San Jose has seemingly

cooled off a bit, going 2-2-1 in its previous five contests.

Meanwhile, the Stars have won four of their last five -

including a 4-3 overtime triumph over the Anaheim Ducks on


Brad Richards, who is riding a five-game point streak, tallied

for the fourth consecutive contest and added an assist, while

Mike Ribeiro scored a key goal before Mike Modano capitalized in

the bonus format to secure the win.

Marty Turco is 5-0-1 in his last six starts, but has surrendered

five goals twice in that span.