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Stars' Radek Faksa: Adds helper Saturday
Faksa logged an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and 10 PIM in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Kraken in Game 6.
Faksa has points in consecutive games for the first time since early February. He helped out on a Joel Kiviranta tally in the third period Saturday. Faksa is at three points, 10 shots on net, 25 hits and a minus-4 rating through 12 playoff contests as a fixture on the Stars' fourth line.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Scores late in win
Faksa scored late in the Stars' 5-2 win over the Kraken on Thursday.
That's Faksa's first goal and second point of the postseason. He went seven games without recording a point prior to Thursday's game. In fact, he recorded only four shots over that stretch. It's a positive to see him get on the scoresheet again, but the points have not been coming consistently.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Earns assist in Game 3 loss
Faksa logged an assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Wild in Game 3.
Faksa snapped a five-game point drought with his helper on a Luke Glendening tally. Through three playoff outings, Faksa has added two shots on net, eight hits and a blocked shots while playing in a fourth-line role. He plays mainly in a defensive role, so he shouldn't be expected to put up many points in the postseason.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Logs helper in shootout win
Faksa notched an assist and four hits in Saturday's 2-1 shootout win over the Golden Knights.
Faksa has gotten more involved lately with three helpers over his last six games. The 29-year-old set up a Joel Kiviranta tally in the second period Saturday. Faksa has reached the 20-point mark for the fifth time in his career. He's added 85 shots on net, 86 hits, 68 blocked shots, 37 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 78 outings.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Provides assist in win
Faksa recorded an assist in Monday's 5-1 win over the Predators.
Faksa set up Colin Miller's second-period tally. The helper was Faksa's second over the last five games after he missed one contest with an illness. The 29-year-old center has 11 goals, eight helpers, 83 shots on net, 82 hits, 68 blocked shots and a plus-9 rating through 76 outings this season while mainly playing in a fourth-line role.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Collects helper
Faksa earned an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Faksa has been modestly productive with four goals and two assists through 13 games in March. The 29-year-old typically doesn't approach even 0.5 points per game -- he's at 18 points through 73 contests this season. The Czech center has added 82 shots on net, 80 hits, 68 blocked shots, 37 PIM and a plus-8 rating as a fixture in the Stars' bottom six.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Good to play Saturday
Faksa (illness) is expected to make his return Saturday versus Vancouver, per Mike Heika of the Stars' official site.
Faksa missed Thursday's contest because of the illness. He has 11 goals and 17 points in 71 outings in 2022-23. With Faksa back, Fredrik Olofsson is projected to be a healthy scratch.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Not taking warmups
Faksa (illness) won't play Thursday versus the Penguins, radio announcer Bruce LeVine reports.
Faksa plays a key defensive role for the Stars, so it was unlikely he'd be the healthy scratch to accommodate Tyler Seguin's return from a lower-body injury. Faksa will try to be healthy in time to play Saturday versus the Canucks.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Ends four-game point drought
Faksa provided a goal in Dallas' 6-5 overtime win over Calgary on Saturday.
Faksa found the back of the net early in the first period to extend Dallas' lead to 2-0. That snapped his four-game scoring drought, though just before that slump, Faksa contributed three goals over three contests from March 4-9. The 29-year-old has 11 goals and 17 points in 70 outings in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Lights lamp twice in Buffalo
Faksa scored two goals on a team-high six shots in Thursday's 10-4 win over the Sabres.
He also added a hit and a plus-3 rating to his ledger. Both of Faksa's goals came less than two minutes apart in the third period as the Stars piled on the offense. It's the second multi-goal performance of the season for the 29-year-old, but his checking-line role doesn't afford him many opportunities for offense -- on the season, Faksa has 10 goals and 16 points through 65 games.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Lights lamp Saturday
Faksa scored a goal on two shots and blocked two shots in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Avalanche.
Faksa has a goal and an assist through three games in March, matching his output from nine outings in February. The 29-year-old added an insurance tally in the second period of this one. Faksa is up to eight goals, 14 points, 67 shots on net, 71 hits, 62 blocked shots, 33 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 63 outings overall in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Serves up shorthanded assist
Faksa produced a shorthanded assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Faksa got the puck toward the net, and Tyler Seguin was able to sweep it over the line before the Coyotes could react on the Stars' fourth goal. The helper snapped Faksa's seven-game point drought. The 29-year-old center is back in a fourth-line role after seeing some time on the third line recently. He has 13 points (two shorthanded), 65 shots on net, 69 hits, 59 blocked shots, 33 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 61 outings.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Tallies in Wednesday's win
Faksa scored a goal on three shots, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Wild.
Faksa's second-period tally stood as the game-winner as he cashed in a pass from Tyler Seguin. In the third, Faksa had a chance for another goal on a penalty shot, but he was denied by Wild goalie Filip Gustavsson. With four of his seven goals coming in the last eight games, Faksa is riding a hot streak. He has 12 points, 53 shots on net, 61 hits, 51 blocked shots, 29 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 53 outings.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Contributes helper Monday
Faksa provided an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 3-2 shootout win over the Ducks.
Faksa set up a Nils Lundkvist tally in the first period. With three goals and a helper over his last seven games, this has been one of Faksa's best stretches of the season. The 29-year-old defensive center is at 11 points, 50 shots on net, 61 hits, 49 blocked shots, a plus-5 rating and 27 PIM through 52 contests overall. Barring a more significant spike in offense, he doesn't offer much for fantasy managers.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Nets two goals vs. Coyotes
Faksa scored two goals in a 4-0 win against Arizona on Saturday.
Faksa's first marker proved to be the game-winner. He's up to six goals and 10 points in 48 contests this season. Faksa entered the game averaging just 13:17 of ice time this season, and he's not likely to make regular offensive contributions unless his role with the Stars meaningfully grows.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Finds twine Wednesday
Faksa scored a goal on four shots and added two hits in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Sharks.
Faksa snapped a goal drought dating back to Nov. 23 with his first point in his last eight outings. During the goal-scoring dry spell, he managed just two assists in 25 contests. The 29-year-old forward has seen reduced ice time and a fourth-line role throughout the season, producing eight points, 41 shots on net, 49 hits, 45 blocked shots, 25 PIM and a plus-4 rating in 46 games overall.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Ends long point drought
Faksa picked up an assist, blocked two shots and added two hits in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Faksa helped out on Fredrik Olofsson's first NHL tally at 10:45 of the second period. The assist was Faksa's first point since Dec. 4 -- he went 12 games without getting on the scoresheet. During the slump, he went minus-3 with 15 blocked shots, 12 hits, 12 shots on goal and six PIM. The 28-year-old remains more of a defensive forward in a bottom-six role. He's at seven points, 29 shots on net, 34 hits, 33 blocked shots, 21 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 38 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Lends helper in shootout loss
Faksa posted an assist and seven PIM in Sunday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Wild.
Faksa helped out on a Mason Marchment goal midway through the third period. The assist ended a four-game point drought for Faksa, who has been shuffled up to the second line in recent contests with Tyler Seguin moving to the wing. The 28-year-old Faksa has three goals, three assists, 15 PIM, 16 shots on net, 20 hits, 16 blocked shots and a plus-7 rating through 25 games, though his value is higher on the ice thanks to his defensive work.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Marker completes comeback
Faksa scored the game-winning goal during Wednesday's 6-4 come-from-behind victory over the visiting Blackhawks.
At first, Faksa's sharp angle shot was ruled no goal. Play continued. When stoppage occurred, it was reviewed and Faksa eventually earned the game-winning marker Wednesday, his first in 31 career games versus the Blackhawks. The 28-year-old center connected with 1:33 remaining, giving the Stars a 5-4 lead after trailing by three nearly nine minutes earlier. Faksa added two shots and two hits against the Blackhawks.... See More ... See Less
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