Stars top Canucks, extend point streak to seven

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  • Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist for the Dallas Stars, who extended their point streak to seven games with a 4-2 win against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Thursday.
  • Miro Heiskanen and Joe Pavelski each had two assists, and Anton Khudobin made 32 saves for the Stars (10-8-2), who were coming off a 3-1 win against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

  • Dallas is 6-0-1 during its point streak and 9-1-1 in its past 11 games after starting the season 1-7-1.

“You like adversity sometimes,” Seguin said. “I don’t think anybody likes 1-7-1, but we’re rallying around each other, we’re having complete team efforts last night and tonight. It’s hard to ask for better road wins than those.”

  • Jake Virtanen and Troy Stecher scored, and Jacob Markstrom made 25 saves for the Canucks (10-7-3), who are 1-4-1 in their past six games.

“They play with a lot of grit,” Canucks captain Bo Horvat said. “We turned too many pucks over and they capitalized. If we are going to play a team like that, we have to be willing to play direct, stick to our game and wear them down.”

  • Seguin gave Dallas a 3-2 lead at 18:29 of the second period on a rush following a turnover by Canucks defenseman Jordie Benn.
  • After Pavelski received a drop pass from Seguin in the left circle, he sent a pass to the slot to Heiskanen, who quickly redirected it with his backhand back to Seguin at the left post.
  • It was Seguin’s first goal in six games and second in the past 16.

“All goals feel good,” Seguin said. “That felt pretty good though.”

NHL Highlights | Stars vs Canucks – Nov. 14, 2019

EXTRA Notes

  • Jordie Benn threw a big hit that leveled Nicholas Caamano along the boards, and Denis Gurianov forced him to answer for it as the two fought.

  • Stars forward Andrew Cogliano, who sustained a lower-body injury against the Flames, skated in pregame warm-ups but was scratched in favor of Rhett Gardner, who was recalled from Texas of the American Hockey League earlier Thursday and had one hit in 9:44 of ice time. …
  • Dallas defenseman Roman Polak had six blocks in 18:24 of ice time in his first game since fracturing his sternum in the season opener. …
  • Canucks forward Brock Boeser has scored one goal in his past eight games.
Sources & Credits: NHL.com; DAL Stars, VAN Canucks

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