Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt was suspended for five games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for charging Anaheim Ducks forward Dustin Penner.
The Stars have activated goaltender Kari Lehtonen from injured reserve. Lehtonen has missed the past five games after being placed on injured reserve retroactive to October 11.
The Stars led the Ducks 3-1 after the first period. Replacement goaltender Jonas Hiller stopped all 24 shots he faced while his teammates rallied for a 6-3 victory Sunday.
Cody Eakin tied the game and Alex Chiasson scored the only goal of a shootout to lift the Stars to a 4-3 win over the Sharks on Thursday night that ended San Jose’s perfect start.
The Avalanche won their sixth straight game with a 3-2 win over the Stars on Tuesday night, allowing Patrick Roy to tie the NHL mark for victories to start a coaching career.
Rookies Justin Fontaine and Mathew Dumba both scored their first NHL goals and Josh Harding made 18 saves for his second straight win as the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Saturday night.
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Chiasson scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, and the Dallas Stars defeated the Washington Capitals 2-1 at the American Airlines Center on Saturday.
Aleksander Barkov scored the tying goal, Marcel Goc followed with two in the third period, and the Panthers spoiled the season opener for Dallas with a 4-2 victory on Thursday night.
Alex Chiasson scored two goals, one just 55 seconds into the game, and the Stars earned a 5-1 preseason victory over the Avalanche on Thursday. Kari Lehtonen made 25 saves.
Colton Sceviour scored three goals, Jamie Benn added two more, and the Stars beat the Avalanche 5-3 in a preseason game on Tuesday. Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 shots for the Stars.