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Stars Can’t Get It Done

from the Dallas Stars,
"In overtime, we pushed for the win," Stars coach Dave Tippett said. "I thought we had a great chance to win. The effort was there. We had five or six scoring chances to their one or two. The bottom line is you've got to find a way to get it done. We'll all have to answer the critics for that, coaches, players, everybody." "All that matters is how you finish up and we are obviously disappointed right now," Modano said. "There were a couple of games that could have gone either way and we dug ourselves an early hole. We had some bad bounces and scrambly play. We had tons of chances late in the game and in OT."
more added 7:57pm, from the Rocky Mountain News,
Jose Theodore played only five games for Colorado in the regular season. Now, after five postseason games he's already won over his new teammates. "He's the reason we're standing here with smiles on our face, really. He was unbelievable today," said Colorado captain Joe Sakic, who scored his 81st career playoff goal and had the shot that led to the winner. "I mean, they could've ended it so many times — not only in overtime, but in the third. He kept us in and gave us a chance." read on

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