Eric Staal assisted on the last of Carolina’s four second-period goals, and then scored two goals himself in the third period, for a 6-4 victory over Dallas on Tuesday night.
Dallas Stars right wing Valeri Nichushkin had hip surgery on Tuesday in New York and will be out three to four months.
Patrick Kane and Kris Versteeg each had a goal and two assists, and the Blackhawks rallied with four goals in the third period to defeat the Stars by a score of 6-2 on Sunday night.
Minnesota’s Wild gets 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Kari Lehtonen posted his first shutout of the season, and 28th shutout of his career, with 27 saves as the Stars won over the Kings by a score of 2-0 on Thursday night.
Jamie Benn got into a fight with Arizona center Martin Hanzal. The Coyotes scored moments later, but the Stars rallied with two late goals for a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night.
The Dallas Stars have traded defenseman Sergei Gonchar to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for left wing Travis Moen, the team announced on Tuesday.
Matt Cullen scored the go-ahead goal at 13:47 of the third period, and Nashville beat the slumping Stars by a score of 3-2 on Thursday. The Stars have lost their last six games.
Dustin Brown and Kyle Clifford each scored third-period goals, allowing the Kings to beat the Stars by a score of 3-1 on Tuesday night. Dallas is 0-3-2 in the last five games.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 1:28 into overtime to complete a hat trick and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Dallas Stars 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Erik Cole scored two goals, Kari Lehtonen made 43 saves and the Stars held off the Canucks by a score of 6-3 on Tuesday. It was Cole’s first two-goal game since New Year’s Eve.
The Stars placed right wing Valeri Nichushkin on injured reserve Sunday because of a groin injury and recalled defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka from the AHL team.