NASHVILLE — Anton Khudobin stopped 37 photographs and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators Four-1 Saturday evening.
Blake Comeau, Roope Hintz, Jamie Oleksiak and Andrew Cogliano every scored and Alexander Radulov had two assists to assist the Stars win for the fourth time in 5 video games (Four-Zero-1).
Austin Watson scored for Nashville and Pekka Rinne completed with 18 saves. The Predators have misplaced two straight.
This was the primary assembly between the groups for the reason that Stars eradicated the Predators within the first spherical of the playoffs final season.
Nashville on the scoreboard first, as Dan Hamhuis fired a shot from simply contained in the blue line that was deflected by Watson from the slot at 1:04 of the second interval.
Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson (AP Photograph/Paul Sancya, File)
The Stars roared again with 4 targets within the interval.
Comeau tied it at Four:46 as he skated 1-on-1 by means of the left circle and beat Rinne to the stick aspect for a short-handed objective.
Hintz put the Stars forward for good as he scored five-hole from the slot at 6:40.
Oleksiak made it Three-1 with 7:42 left within the center interval as he skated throughout the crease and backhanded it previous a diving Rinne on his glove aspect for his first of the season.
Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas Stars (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)
Cogliano ended the scoring with a wrist shot in heavy visitors to beat Rinne from shut vary with Three:51 to go within the interval.
The Central Division foes will meet on the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Jan. 1 for the Winter Basic. … The Predators recalled F Colin Blackwell from Milwaukee of the AHL. F Daniel Carr was reassigned. … Nashville’s Mikael Granlund has a decrease physique damage and is day-to-day. … Mattias Ekholm sat out the sport on account of sickness for the Predators. … Radulov’s two assists prolonged his factors streak to 4 video games and gave him 10 factors in his final 10 video games. … Hintz prolonged his crew lead in targets to 12. … Khudobin’s saves complete was one wanting his season excessive.
Stars: Host Edmonton on Monday evening. Predators: On the New York Rangers on Monday evening.
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