The first NHL goal for 29-year-old Dallas forward Justin Dowling will be a memorable one for many reasons.
The Stars will play the Predators in the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day in the Cotton Bowl, the southernmost outdoor game in NHL history.
Radek Faksa scored two goals off rebounds and the Dallas Stars won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Denis Gurianov scored two goals, one on a penalty shot, and Ben Bishop made 35 saves to lead the Dallas Stars past the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Saturday night.
Roope Hintz scored twice, including a short-handed goal in the second period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Friday night.
Alexander Radulov had a hat trick, scoring late in the second period and twice in the third, as the Dallas Stars rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Matt Murray made 25 saves for his first shutout of the season, Dominik Kahun and Bryan Rust scored in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 Saturday night.
Denis Gurianov ended a personal scoring drought with two goals in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Thursday night.
Joe Pavelski scored a power-play goal midway through the second period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Monday night for their second straight win.
The home of the Dallas Stars' Tyler Seguin sustained significant damage after severe weather blew through North Dallas Sunday night.
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