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.
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.
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.
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.
Tyler Seguin scored a power-play goal with 2.9 seconds remaining to give Dallas a 3-2 win over the Penguins on Thursday night, after an undisciplined first-period.
A person with knowledge of the decision says the NHL has picked Nashville to host the 2016 All Star game.
Eric Nystrom had a goal and two assists to lead the Predators to a 4-1 win over the Stars on Saturday night. Dallas has now lost its first two games of the new season.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is fully comfortable with being the dean of those in charge of major North American sports. Being the oldest — well, that is a different story.