The Dallas Stars defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 last night at PPG Paints Arena. Bryan Rust scored his fifth goal of the season in the first period for the Penguins. Dallas went on to score four unanswered goals, two each in the second and third periods. The Pens host Colorado Thursday.
The Avalanche improved to 6-0 this season with a 7-4 victory over the New York Islanders last night. It was an NHL-record 15th consecutive win on the road for the Avalanche, dating back to last season.