Khudobin will start in the crease when the Stars host the Panthers on Thursday, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reports.
Khudobin retakes the cage looking to right the Dallas ship, with the club entering Thursday on a six-game losing streak. Khudobin has performed well in his opportunities between the pipes recently, sporting a 1.78 GAA and a .942 save percentage over his last six starts. Fortunately, he's catching the Panthers when they are averaging just 1.75 goals per game over four March contests.
Khudobin allowed a pair of power-play goals in a 2-0 loss to Nashville on Thursday.
The loss is Khudobin's third defeat in a row and knocks the netminder's season record down to 16-8-4. The two prior losses came in overtime. Dallas will get another crack at Nashville on Saturday, but Ben Bishop figures to start in that game, not Khudobin.
Khudobin will start between the pipes Thursday in Nashville, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reports.
Khudobin has been saddled with a pair of overtime losses in the last two games but will aim to turn his fortunes around Thursday. He fared well in his only other appearance versus the Preds this season, stopping 37 of the 38 shots he faced to pick up the victory.
Khudobin yielded two goals on 27 shots in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Oilers on Tuesday.
Even in defeat, Khudobin played very well, as he only yielded two power-play goals, including one in overtime during a 4-on-3 situation. Khudobin has carried his late-February momentum into March, but he has suffered two straight overtime defeats. He is 16-7-4 with a 2.22 GAA and league-leading .929 save percentage in 29 games this season.
Khudobin will guard the home goal during Tuesday's matchup with the Oilers.
Khudobin was a little shaky in his last start Saturday against St. Louis, surrendering three goals on 29 shots en route to a 4-3 road loss. The 33-year-old backstop will try to bounce back at home in a matchup with a Connor McDavid led Edmonton squad that's 19-13-3 on the road this year.
Khudobin allowed three goals on 29 shots during Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to St. Louis.
Despite the loss, Khudobin ended the month of February with an impressive 5-0-2 record. He needs three more wins over the remainder of the regular season to equal his personal-best mark of 19 victories. Expect Ben Bishop back in goal Tuesday versus Edmonton, but Khudobin certainly will see more starts down the road given how well he's played of late.
Khudobin yielded three goals on 29 shots in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Blues on Saturday.
The Russian's two-game winning streak came to an end Saturday. Khudobin now has a 16-7-3 record with a 2.23 GAA and a .930 save percentage in 28 appearances. A rough outing here and there can be forgiven -- Khudobin remains one of the better backups in the league.
Khudobin was the first goalie off during morning skate, indicating he'll start in Saturday's road contest against the Blues, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
This will be Khudobin's third start in the last four games, as the coaching staff is sticking with the hot hand. Khudobin is red-hot, too, as he's stopped 71 of the last 73 shots in wins against Carolina and Chicago. This will be a tough matchup, though, as the Blues are on a six-game win streak.
Khudobin made 40 saves in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Hurricanes.
The Stars handed the veteran netminder a 3-0 lead in the first period and he cruised from there, with only the red-hot Sebastian Aho being able to solve him. Khudobin continues to put together a dazzling February -- he's 5-0-1 on the month with a 1.95 GAA and .940 save percentage through seven appearances.
Khudobin will patrol the blue paint on the road versus Carolina on Tuesday, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reports.
Khudobin has performed well of late, as he is 4-0-1 with a 2.11 GAA and .931 save percentage in his last six outings. The netminder will be making his third straight appearance between the pipes, which will keep starter Ben Bishop on the bench for his second consecutive game since getting pulled versus St. Louis on Feb. 21.
Khudobin turned aside 31 shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Blackhawks.
The veteran netminder was only beaten by a second-period power-play goal, a laser off the stick of Dominik Kubalik, but otherwise Khudobin stood on his head. He remains undefeated in regulation in February, going 4-0-1 over six outings with a dazzling 2.11 GAA and .931 save percentage.
Khudobin will start Sunday's home clash with Chicago, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Khudobin has been strong as a backup to Ben Bishop, going 3-0-1 along with a 2.35 GAA and .923 save percentage in his past five appearances. The Russian will draw a nice matchup against a Blackhawks offense that ranks 20th in the league in goals per game this season (2.92). The Stars and Khudobin will look to build off their 18-10-2 record at home Sunday.
Khudobin stopped nine of 10 shots in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Blues.
Khudobin played 35:15 in the contest in relief of Ben Bishop, who allowed four goals before getting the hook. Khudobin remained at 14-7-2 while he improved his GAA to 2.31 with a .926 save percentage through 25 outings. The 33-year-old is 3-0-1 with just 11 goals allowed through five appearances in February -- he could be in line for Sunday's start against the Blackhawks.
Khudobin allowed four goals on 46 shots during Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to Ottawa.
Khudobin kept his team in it as the Stars appeared outmatched for most of the game, but it still wasn't enough to get two points. Khudobin failed to extend his win streak to four games, and his record fell to 14-7-2 as a result. Expect him to give way to Ben Bishop for Wednesday's clash with the visiting Coyotes.
Khudobin will defend the road net Sunday against the Senators, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Khudobin has been excellent since the All-Star break. He's won all three starts while recording a .930 save percentage and 1.98 GAA. It's a favorable matchup against the Senators, too, as they've lost seven of the last eight games while averaging 1.8 goals per contest.
Khudobin stopped 24 shots Tuesday in a 4-1 win over Carolina.
Khudobin was perfect outside of a Sebastian Aho first-period goal, earning his third win in a row. He owns a sturdy .930 save percentage during his weekend streak, yielding just six goals in total. Bishop and Khudobin have provided Dallas with one of the steadiest 1-2 punches in the NHL season long, with Khudobin posting a 2.26 GAA and .928 save percentage for his part.
Khudobin will start Tuesday's game against Carolina, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Khudobin will be going for his third win in a row, going up against a Hurricanes team that also has won back-to-back games. The Stars' netminder owns a 13-7-1 record on the year, along with a 2.32 GAA and .927 save percentage, making Khudobin a solid play in any matchup.
Khudobin made 23 saves in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over St. Louis.
Khudobin gave No. 1 netminder Ben Bishop the night off and delivered his second win in as many starts, helping the Stars rally from a 2-0 deficit. He also logged an assist on Roope Hintz's overtime winner. The 33-year-old Khudobin has been remarkably consistent whenever he's been called upon this season, posting a .917 save percentage or better in all but two of his last 15 starts dating back to mid-November. Khudobin doesn't receive a starter's workload but is certainly a usable asset when he does draw in.
Khudobin will patrol the crease during Saturday's road game versus the Blues, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Khudobin was solid in his last start Monday against the Rangers, turing aside 33 of 36 shots en route to a 5-3 victory. The 33-year-old netminder will attempt to secure a second straight road victory in a matchup with a stumbling St. Louis squad that's gone 1-3-0 in its last four games.
Khudobin stopped 33 of 36 shots during Monday's 5-3 win over the Rangers.
Khudobin had dropped back-to-back games before coming away with the win Monday evening, pushing his season record to 12-7-1. The Stars' backup netminder hadn't won since Jan. 8, so the positive result was definitely needed to establish confidence going forward. With back-to-back games Friday and Saturday, Khudobin will likely see more work before the week's end.
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