CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Eaves and the Dallas Stars put together an impressive response to their ugly home loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
First Period_1, Dallas, Eaves 5 (Ja.Benn, Nemeth), 3:19. 2, Dallas, Klingberg 10 (Hemsky), 9:44. 3, Dallas, Eaves 6 (Seguin), 16:26 (pp). 4, Dallas, Eaves 7 (Seguin, Klingberg), 19:44 (pp). Penalties_Moen, Dal (unsportsmanlike conduct), 7:53; Mashinter, Chi (unsportsmanlike conduct), 7:53; Toews, Chi (cross-checking), 15:11; Teravainen, Chi (tripping), 19:40.
The NHL's "great expansion" of 1967 delivered hockey to California, led to the "Broad Street Bullies" and legitimized the league as a major force in North American professional sports.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — John Klingberg scored in overtime and Kari Lehtonen made 37 saves to win for the first time in more than a month and give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 victory Tuesday over Minnesota, the 11th loss in the last 12 games for the fading Wild.
First Period_1, Minnesota, Haula 5 (Vanek, Suter), 4:48. 2, Dallas, Goligoski 4 (Seguin, Eaves), 9:47. 3, Minnesota, Fontaine 3 (Haula, Vanek), 12:09. Penalties_Nemeth, Dal (closing hand on puck), 13:07; Koivu, Min (hooking), 19:36.