The Ducks scored twice in the final 2:10 of regulation to force overtime, where they beat the Stars 5-4 to clinch the opening round series.
Kari Lehtonen had 37 saves, with some tremendous stops, for his first career postseason victory, and the Stars beat Anaheim 3-0 Monday in their first home playoff game in six years.
Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen is expected to start Tuesday night’s road game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Dallas Stars have sent goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp back to the Texas Stars of the AHL, a sign that starter Kari Lehtonen is ready to return from a concussion.
The Stars have called up goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp from Texas of the American Hockey League while they figure out the extent of Kari Lehtonen’s head injury.
Tyler Seguin tied a team record with his third hat trick of the season, joining Mike Modano and Bill Guerin. Seguin also had two assists Thursday as the Stars beat the Canucks 6-1.
The Dallas Stars’ three Olympians sent their team into the Olympic break on a high note Saturday night, beating Phoenix 2-1.
The Sharks’ Tommy Wingels scored with 3:08 remaining in overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 overtime win over the Dallas Stars Wednesday.
Antoine Roussel scored the go-ahead goal and Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 shots as the Dallas Stars beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-1.
Patrik Elias scored a power-play goal 40 seconds into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.
Valeri Nichushkin scored two goals and Kari Lehtonen made 24 saves against the Maple Leafs to record his 200th career victory.
The Stars had allowed 18 goals in their past three games en route to three straight losses. It was a different story on Thursday in New Jersey, but unfortunately, the result was the same.