Stars must improve defense

Detroit's Manny Legace finished with 23 saves in his first career NHL playoff start against Nashville.

Updated: April 9, 2004, 5:25 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Here are some news and notes from some first-round playoff series:

Legace's finish should mean another start
Detroit goalie Manny Legace's first career NHL playoff start didn't begin well as he allowed Adam Hall's goal 16 seconds into Game 1 on Wednesday night.

Manny Legace
APManny Legace settled down after a rough start and led the Wing to victory.
But the career backup did everything right afterward in the Red Wings' 3-1 victory over Nashville that he is expected to start Saturday in Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series.