Stalock turned away 41 of 44 shots in a 3-0 loss to host Dallas on Saturday. Stalock permitted only five goals on 78 shots between the Bruins and Stars for his final pair of starts to close out the season, but Minnesota's No. 2 netminder still hasn't won since Jan. 15. Finishing with a 6-8-3 record, 2.99 GAA and .899 save percentage, Stalock remains a solid insurance handcuff for Devan Dubnyk owners, but he can be had near the end of most fantasy drafts ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.
Stalock's 32 saves on 34 shots weren't enough in Thursday's 3-0 loss to Boston. Stalock played well but simply got no support. The score was 1-0 with three minutes remaining, but David Pastrnak beat Stalock to double the lead late before Zachary Senyshyn ended the scoring with an empty-netter. Minnesota will close out the season Saturday in Dallas, with Stalock a candidate to start that one given the heavy workload Devan Dubnyk shouldered while the team was still in the playoff chase.
Stalock will get the starting nod at home versus the Bruins on Thursday, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports. With the Wild eliminated from playoff contention, the club will finally give Devan Dubnyk a night off after appearing in 19 of the last 21 contests. Stalock slots into the crease for his 20th outing of the year, having gone 6-6-3 with a 3.05 GAA this season. It's possible that the final game of the year goes to youngster Matt Robson, who just signed his entry-level deal, though Stalock could be in contention versus Dallas on Saturday as well.
Stalock stopped 17 of 20 shots in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders. In terms of shot volume, Sunday was a quiet outing for Stalock, but his team was unable to score in overtime, resulting in yet another loss for Stalock who has not won a game since Jan. 15. Minnesota's backup crease protector now owns a 6-6-3 record to go along with a 3.05 GAA and .903 save percentage.
Stalock will start between the pipes for Sunday's matchup with the visiting Islanders, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports. Head coach Bruce Boudreau said Sunday that no changes would be made to the lineup for the game against the Islanders, thus leading to the assumption that Devan Dubnyk would start. It has now been reported that Stalock will guard the net Sunday. The Minnesota native last played March 8 in relief of Dubnyk, allowing three goals on 22 shots in two periods against the Panthers. On the season, Stalock is 6-6-2 while posting a 3.05 GAA and .895 save percentage. The Islanders have averaged 2.13 goals per game through eight games in March, good for 25th in the league.
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