1994–95 Dallas Stars · NHL
Division 5th Central
Conference 8th Eastern
1994–95 record 17-23-8
Goals for 136
Goals against 135
General Manager Bob Gainey
Coach Bob Gainey
Captain Mark Tinordi (Oct-Jan)
Neal Broten (Jan-Feb)
Derian Hatcher (Feb-Apr)
Arena Reunion Arena
Team Leaders
Goals Dave Gagner (14)
Assists Dave Gagner (28)
Points Dave Gagner (42)
Penalties in minutes Shane Churla (186)
Wins Andy Moog (10)
Goals against average Andy Moog (2.44)
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The 1994–95 Dallas Stars season was the twenty-eighth season in franchise history and the second in Dallas, Texas. Injuries to forward Mike Modano caused him to miss 18 games, more than a third of the 48-game regular season, and finished with 29 points (12 goals, 17 assists). As a result the Stars didn't have the same offensive power they had had in 1993-94, when Modano scored a career-high 50 goals and relied on Dave Gagner to pick up the slack, which he did, leading the team in goals, assists and points. Despite finishing the season on a 4-game losing streak for a 17-23-8 record, Dallas still scored more goals (136) than they allowed (135).

In the playoffs, the Stars faced the best team in the NHL, the Detroit Red Wings. The Stars found themselves in a hole early, trailing 3 games to none prior to game 4 on May 14. After Dallas won a spirited game 4 by a score of 4-1, the two teams rushed back to Detroit for game 5 on May 15, which the Red Wings won 3-1 to take the series 4 games to 1.


Offseason[edit | edit source]

NHL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/junior/club team
1 20 Jason Botterill (Left wing) Flag of Canada Canada University of Michigan (NCAA)
2 46 Lee Jinman (Centre) Flag of Canada Canada North Bay Centennials (OHL)

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Central Division
No. CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 1 Detroit Red Wings 48 33 11 4 180 117 70
2 3 St. Louis Blues 48 28 15 5 178 135 61
3 4 Chicago Blackhawks 48 24 19 5 156 115 53
4 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 48 21 19 8 135 146 50
5 7 Dallas Stars 48 17 23 8 136 135 42
6 10 Winnipeg Jets 48 16 25 7 157 177 39

Note: No. = Division rank, CR = Conference rank, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T January 20, 1995 1–1 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1994–95) 0–0–1
2 W January 24, 1995 4–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1994–95) 1–0–1
3 W January 25, 1995 4–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1994–95) 2–0–1
4 L January 28, 1995 2–3 @ San Jose Sharks (1994–95) 2–1–1
5 L January 30, 1995 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1994–95) 2–2–1
6 W February 1, 1995 9–2 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1994–95) 3–2–1
7 L February 2, 1995 1–2 San Jose Sharks (1994–95) 3–3–1
8 L February 4, 1995 4–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1994–95) 3–4–1
9 T February 8, 1995 3–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1994–95) 3–4–2
10 L February 11, 1995 0–6 Calgary Flames (1994–95) 3–5–2
11 L February 13, 1995 4–7 Winnipeg Jets (1994–95) 3–6–2
12 L February 15, 1995 1–3 Los Angeles Kings (1994–95) 3–7–2
13 L February 18, 1995 2–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (1994–95) 3–8–2
14 W February 20, 1995 2–1 @ Calgary Flames (1994–95) 4–8–2
15 L February 22, 1995 1–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1994–95) 4–9–2
16 T February 24, 1995 3–3 OT Vancouver Canucks (1994–95) 4–9–3
17 L February 26, 1995 1–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1994–95) 4–10–3
18 W February 28, 1995 4–0 @ Winnipeg Jets (1994–95) 5–10–3
19 W March 1, 1995 5–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1994–95) 6–10–3
20 W March 3, 1995 4–0 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1994–95) 7–10–3
21 W March 5, 1995 2–1 St. Louis Blues (1994–95) 8–10–3
22 W March 6, 1995 8–2 Los Angeles Kings (1994–95) 9–10–3
23 L March 8, 1995 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1994–95) 9–11–3
24 L March 10, 1995 3–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1994–95) 9–12–3
25 T March 12, 1995 4–4 OT Calgary Flames (1994–95) 9–12–4
26 W March 13, 1995 4–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1994–95) 10–12–4
27 L March 16, 1995 4–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1994–95) 10–13–4
28 T March 22, 1995 4–4 OT Edmonton Oilers (1994–95) 10–13–5
29 W March 23, 1995 2–1 Edmonton Oilers (1994–95) 11–13–5
30 L March 27, 1995 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1994–95) 11–14–5
31 L March 30, 1995 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1994–95) 11–15–5
32 L April 1, 1995 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1994–95) 11–16–5
33 W April 2, 1995 2–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1994–95) 12–16–5
34 T April 4, 1995 2–2 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1994–95) 12–16–6
35 L April 6, 1995 2–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1994–95) 12–17–6
36 W April 7, 1995 2–0 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1994–95) 13–17–6
37 W April 9, 1995 3–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1994–95) 14–17–6
38 L April 11, 1995 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (1994–95) 14–18–6
39 L April 14, 1995 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1994–95) 14–19–6
40 W April 16, 1995 2–0 Chicago Blackhawks (1994–95) 15–19–6
41 T April 17, 1995 2–2 OT Vancouver Canucks (1994–95) 15–19–7
42 T April 19, 1995 5–5 OT San Jose Sharks (1994–95) 15–19–8
43 W April 22, 1995 6–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1994–95) 16–19–8
44 W April 23, 1995 5–2 Winnipeg Jets (1994–95) 17–19–8
45 L April 25, 1995 4–8 St. Louis Blues (1994–95) 17–20–8
46 L April 27, 1995 1–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1994–95) 17–21–8
47 L April 29, 1995 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1994–95) 17–22–8
48 L May 1, 1995 1–3 @ San Jose Sharks (1994–95) 17–23–8

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Gagner, DaveDave Gagner C 48 14 28 42 42 2 7 0 2
Modano, MikeMike Modano C 30 12 17 29 8 7 4 1 0
Hatcher, KevinKevin Hatcher D 47 10 19 29 66 -4 3 0 2
Donnelly, MikeMike Donnelly LW 35 11 14 25 29 3 3 0 3
Klatt, TrentTrent Klatt RW 47 12 10 22 26 -2 5 0 3
Harvey, ToddTodd Harvey RW/C 40 11 9 20 67 -3 2 0 1
Kennedy, MikeMike Kennedy C 44 6 12 18 33 4 2 0 0
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 38 5 13 18 20 6 4 0 0
Millen, CoreyCorey Millen C 28 3 15 18 28 4 1 0 0
Courtnall, RussRuss Courtnall RW 32 7 10 17 13 -8 2 0 1
Broten, PaulPaul Broten RW 47 7 9 16 36 -7 0 0 0
Hatcher, DerianDerian Hatcher D 43 5 11 16 105 3 2 0 2
Evason, DeanDean Evason C 47 8 7 15 48 3 1 0 0
Gilchrist, BrentBrent Gilchrist LW 32 9 4 13 16 -3 1 3 1
Cavallini, PaulPaul Cavallini D 44 1 11 12 28 8 0 0 0
Zezel, PeterPeter Zezel C 30 6 5 11 19 -6 0 0 1
Ludwig, CraigCraig Ludwig D 47 2 7 9 61 -6 0 0 0
Adams, GregGreg Adams LW 12 3 3 6 4 -4 1 0 0
Zmolek, DougDoug Zmolek D 42 0 5 5 67 -6 0 0 0
Churla, ShaneShane Churla RW 27 1 3 4 186 0 0 0 1
Broten, NealNeal Broten C 17 0 4 4 4 -8 0 0 0
May, AlanAlan May RW 27 1 1 2 106 1 0 0 0
Varvio, JarkkoJarkko Varvio RW 5 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
Matvichuk, RichardRichard Matvichuk D 14 0 2 2 14 -7 0 0 0
Donnelly, GordGord Donnelly D 16 1 0 1 52 1 0 0 0
Marshall, GrantGrant Marshall RW 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Moog, AndyAndy Moog G 31 0 1 1 14 0 0 0 0
Boyer, ZacZac Boyer RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fernandez, MannyManny Fernandez G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fraser, IainIain Fraser C 4 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0
Lalor, MikeMike Lalor D 12 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
Langenbrunner, JamieJamie Langenbrunner RW 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Lawrence, MarkMark Lawrence RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Richards, TravisTravis Richards D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Torchia, MikeMike Torchia G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakaluk, DarcyDarcy Wakaluk G 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Moog, AndyAndy Moog 1770 31 10 12 7 72 2.44 2 846 774 .915
Wakaluk, DarcyDarcy Wakaluk 754 15 4 8 0 40 3.18 2 341 301 .883
Torchia, MikeMike Torchia 327 6 3 2 1 18 3.30 0 172 154 .895
Fernandez, MannyManny Fernandez 59 1 0 1 0 3 3.05 0 27 24 .889
Team: 2910 48 17 23 8 133 2.74 4 1386 1253 .904

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Hatcher, KevinKevin Hatcher D 5 2 1 3 2 -4 1 0 1
Broten, PaulPaul Broten RW 5 1 2 3 2 -2 0 0 0
Evason, DeanDean Evason C 5 1 2 3 12 1 0 1 0
Adams, GregGreg Adams LW 5 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
Gagner, DaveDave Gagner C 5 1 1 2 4 0 1 0 0
Cavallini, PaulPaul Cavallini D 5 0 2 2 6 2 0 0 0
Matvichuk, RichardRichard Matvichuk D 5 0 2 2 4 -3 0 0 0
Klatt, TrentTrent Klatt RW 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Millen, CoreyCorey Millen C 5 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Zezel, PeterPeter Zezel C 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Donnelly, MikeMike Donnelly LW 5 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
Gilchrist, BrentBrent Gilchrist LW 5 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Ludwig, CraigCraig Ludwig D 4 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0
Boyer, ZacZac Boyer RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Churla, ShaneShane Churla RW 5 0 0 0 20 -1 0 0 0
Harvey, ToddTodd Harvey RW/C 5 0 0 0 8 -1 0 0 0
Kennedy, MikeMike Kennedy C 5 0 0 0 9 -1 0 0 0
Lalor, MikeMike Lalor D 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 3 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Moog, AndyAndy Moog G 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Wakaluk, DarcyDarcy Wakaluk G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zmolek, DougDoug Zmolek D 5 0 0 0 10 -2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Moog, AndyAndy Moog 277 5 1 4 16 3.47 0 169 153 .905
Wakaluk, DarcyDarcy Wakaluk 20 1 0 0 1 3.00 0 9 8 .889
Team: 297 5 1 4 17 3.43 0 178 161 .904

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Transactions[edit | edit source]

  • April 7, 1995: RW Russ Courtnall traded from Dallas to Vancouver for LW Greg Adams and RW Dan Kesa and Vancouver's fifth round pick in 1995 Entry Draft.[3]

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Detroit vs. Dallas
Date Away Home
May 7 Dallas 3 4 Detroit
May 9 Dallas 1 4 Detroit
May 11 Detroit 5 1 Dallas
May 14 Detroit 1 4 Dallas
May 15 Dallas 1 3 Detroit
Detroit wins series 4–1

References[edit | edit source]


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