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Stars-Blue Jackets Notes

Game summary: Dallas 2, Columbus 1

Kari Lehtonen stopped 35 of 36 shots and Brad Richards scored two goals, including the game winner at 6:17 of the third period, as the Dallas Stars won 2-1 at Columbus on Saturday night. It was the Stars’ ninth win in the last 13 games (9-2-2) and gave them a 19-10-3 record on the season.

Notes

  • The Stars improved to 13-2-3 in games decided by one goal this season. The 13 wins lead the NHL.

  • The Stars are 5-2-1 in their last eight road games.

  • The Stars have allowed two goals or fewer in six of their last eight road games.

  • The Stars were 5-5 on the penalty kill Saturday and are 42-47 (89.4%) on the PK over the last 14 games.

  • The Stars were 1-6 on the power play and are 5-18 (27.8%) on the PP over the last four games.

  • The Stars have scored on the power play in four straight games for the first time this season.

  • Brad Richards’ two goals give him 14 for the season, which leads the Stars.

  • Columbus outshot the Stars 36-23 in the game.

  • The Stars won 14 of 22 (64%) faceoffs in the third period and 35 of 70 (50%) for the game.

Stars lineup

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Morrow-Ribeiro-Benn

Ott-Wandell-Burish

Barch-Petersen-Segal

Neal-Petersen-Segal

Wandell-Richards-Eriksson

Grossman-Robidas

Daley-Woywitka

Skrastins-Niskanen

Lehtonen

Raycroft (backup)

Scratches: Fistric, Sutherby

Injured: None

Power play units

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Morrow-Ribeiro-Eriksson-Richards-Neal

Ott-Ribeiro-Neal-Richards-Robidas

Ott-Ribeiro-Eriksson-Richards-Niskanen

Neal-Benn-Segal-Richards-Robidas

Neal-Ott-Benn-Richards-Daley

Penalty kill units

Wandell-Eriksson-Robidas-Skrastins

Burish-Petersen-Grossman-Daley

Ott-Benn-Skrastins-Robidas

Ott-Burish-Skrastins-Robidas

Petersen-Benn-Skrastins-Robidas