The Stars have dealt right wing Michael Ryder and a third-round draft pick to the Montreal Canadiens for right wing Erik Cole in a swap of veteran forwards.
Jason Garrison and Henrik Sedin scored third-period goals to help the Canucks overcome a 2-1 second-period deficit en route to a 4-3 victory over the Stars.
Michael Ryder scored in the first and third periods, and Kari Lehtonen came within 3.4 seconds of a shutout as the Stars got a 2-1 win over the Red Wings on Tuesday night.
The Stars ended up getting one of the best bargains (and biggest surprises) in free agency last summer, when they signed veteran forward Michael Ryder to a two-year, $7 million contract.
Tom Renney thinks less complaining and more shots may have helped his Edmonton Oilers.
Pascal Dupuis converted in the fourth round of the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight, 4-3 over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
Down a goal with less than a minute left in regulation, the Dallas Stars appeared to have little more than a slim chance against NHL points leader Vancouver.
Shea Weber scored on a power play with less than a second remaining in the first period, Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots, and the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas 3-2 on Sunday night.
Radim Vrbata scored his career-high 28th goal 1:15 into overtime, Mike Smith stopped 30 shots, and the Phoenix Coyotes earned a point in their eighth straight game with a 2-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
Jamie Benn had a goal and two assists in his return from a five-game absence, Michael Ryder also had a goal and two assists, and the Dallas Stars slowed the Anaheim Ducks’ roll with a 6-2 victory Wednesday night in their first game back from the All-Star break.
Two nights earlier, the Dallas Stars were dominated on home ice by the team with the NHL’s fewest points. Motivated by that dismal showing, the Stars proceeded to knock off the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins.
Michael Ryder scored the go-ahead goal at 6:42 of the third period after Dallas had wasted a three-goal lead, and the Stars went on to 5-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.