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NHL - Stars - Round Up - March 02-14, 2017

NY Islanders @ Stars 5-4 - Thursday, March 02, 2017

Defensemen Nick Leddy and Dennis Seidenberg scored the first two of three straight goals in the third period for the New York Islanders in a come-from-behind 5-4 win against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center. After Andrew Ladd scored to get New York within 3-2 at 14:49 of the second period, Leddy got a fortuitous bounce 25 seconds into the third to tie it 3-3. His shot bounced hard off the end boards and banked off goalie Antti Niemi's skate into the net. Seidenberg gave New York a 4-3 lead at 7:46 when his point shot beat Niemi on the glove side. Nikolay Kulemin scored to make it 5-3 at 9:30. Jamie Benn scored a shorthanded goal with 2:51 remaining to make it 5-4. It was his second goal of the game, 23rd of the season. Ryan Strome had a goal and two assists, and Thomas Greiss made 21 saves for the Islanders (30-22-10), who are 3-1-0 on a nine-game road trip. Tyler Seguin had two assists, and Niemi made 28 saves for Dallas (25-29-10). Strome scored on a breakaway at 9:29 of the first period when he beat Niemi through the five-hole to give the Islanders a 1-0 lead. Benn tied it 1-1 with 7.4 seconds remaining in the first when he beat Greiss with a wrist shot on the power play. Radek Faksa gave the Stars a 2-1 lead at 7:33 of the second period when he finished off a pass from Patrick Sharp. Jason Spezza pushed the Stars lead to 3-1 at 10:14 of the second. John Klingberg got the assist after faking a point shot and passing to Spezza.
Stars @ Florida Panthers 2-1 - Saturday, March 04, 2017
John Klingberg scored with 1:07 to play, and Kari Lehtonen made a season-high 41 saves to help the Dallas Stars defeat the Florida Panthers 2-1 at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Klingberg beat Panthers goalie James Reimer with a wrist shot on the stick side. Jamie Benn kept the play alive when he gloved the puck down near the blue line and made a pass to Tyler Seguin, who connected with Klingberg. Benn scored, Seguin had two assists, and Dallas (26-29-10) ended a six-game road losing streak. Reimer made 32 saves for the Panthers (29-24-11), who lost two games in a row 2-1, including at the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday. Benn gave Dallas a 1-0 lead at 11:01 of the first period. Florida tied the game 1-1 when Jonathan Huberdeau scored on the power play at 16:20. Jonathan Marchessault and Aleksander Barkov had the assists on Huberdeau's fifth goal of the season. Lehtonen, who made 40 saves twice this season, made 16 in the first period.

Stars @ Washington Capitals 4-2 - Monday, March 06, 2017
Kari Lehtonen made 42 saves to help the Dallas Stars end the Washington Capitals' 15-game home winning streak with a 4-2 victory at Verizon Center.
Washington hadn't lost at home since Dec. 29. Devin Shore, Radek Faksa, Jason Spezza and Sharp scored for Dallas (27-29-10), which is five points back of the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference.
Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie scored for Washington (44-14-7). Braden Holtby was pulled after allowing two goals on four shots in the second period. Philipp Grubauer made 11 saves in relief. Shore scored 1:48 into the game for his 11th goal of the season. He was pushed into Holtby by Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik and stayed in the crease to jam the puck over the goal line. The Capitals challenged for goalie interference but were unsuccessful. Faksa gave Dallas a 2-0 lead at 4:04 of the second period. Backstrom turned the puck over in the slot to Faksa, who scored his 10th goal. Spezza scored 1:54 later to make it 3-0. Backstrom scored to make it 3-1 at 15:52 of the second when he redirected Kevin Shattenkirk's shot past Lehtonen. Oshie made it 3-2 at 12:26 of the third period, his 25th of the season. Sharp sealed it for Dallas with an empty-net goal with 1:18 remaining.

Ottawa Senators @ Stars 5-2 - Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Craig Anderson made 35 saves for the Ottawa Senators in a 5-2 win against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center. It was Anderson's 146th victory with Ottawa, tying Patrick Lalime for the most in Senators history. Cody Ceci, Viktor Stalberg and Fredrik Claesson each had a goal and an assist, and the Senators (37-22-6) won their fourth straight. The Stars (27-30-10) lost for the first time in three games. Chris Wideman gave Ottawa a 1-0 lead at 13:41 of the first period on the power play. Stalberg set up the goal with a cross-ice pass. The Senators made it 2-0 at 15:21 when Claesson scored after a clean faceoff win by Zack Smith against Radek Faksa. Jean-Gabriel Pageau gave Ottawa a 3-0 lead at 3:21 of the second period. The shot from the slot beat Kari Lehtonen through the five-hole, and the Stars goalie was replaced by Antti Niemi after allowing three goals on 18 shots. Tyler Seguin made it 3-1 at 4:30 when he scored on a sharp-angled shot after a pass from Jason Spezza behind the net. Remi Elie had the secondary assist for his first NHL point in his third game.
Stalberg put Ottawa ahead 4-1 at 18:09 when he scored on the power play.
Spezza scored on the power play at 8:04 of the third period to make it 4-2. Ceci made it 5-2 when his point shot deflected in off Stars defenseman Stephen Johns at 9:01. Anderson is 146-96-31 in seven seasons with Ottawa. Lalime was 146-100-30 (ties) from 1999-04.

Stars @ Edmonton Oilers 1-7 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Benoit Pouliot ended a 28-game goalless streak for the Edmonton Oilers in a 7-1 win against the Dallas Stars at Rogers Place. Seven players scored and four had two points each to help the Oilers end a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Pouliot scored for the first time since Dec. 8 at 12:12 of the first period for a 1-0 lead. Oscar Klefbom, Darnell Nurse, David Desharnais, Patrick Maroon, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Connor McDavid also scored for Edmonton (36-24-9) and Cam Talbot made 22 saves. Milan Lucic, Leon Draisaitl and Zack Kassian each had two assists. Brett Ritchie scored for Dallas (27-32-10). Antti Niemi gave up five goals on 20 shots before being pulled at 11:29 of the second period. Kari Lehtonen gave up two goals on nine shots. Klefbom gave the Oilers a 2-0 lead on the power play at 18:01. Nurse put Edmonton up 3-0 at 2:06 of the second period, beating Niemi with a low shot off a rush down the left wing. Ritchie made it 3-1 at 5:42, finishing off a nice passing play by Adam Cracknell and Curtis McKenzie on a rush up the middle. Desharnais made it 4-1 at 9:30, taking a long bounce off the end boards off a shot from Anton Slepyshev and shoveling the puck past Niemi. Maroon put the Oilers up 5-1 at 11:29. Nugent-Hopkins scored at 12:17 of the third period when a centering pass bounced in off his skate. McDavid scored at 14:00, converting a pass from Maroon on a 2-on-1 rush.

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