Predators six-game winning streak ends in loss to Stars


NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators had their six-game winning streak end with a 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

Colton Sissons scored for the Predators (19-18-1), who were 0-for-3 on the power play. Juuse Saros made 27 saves.

Joe Pavelski had two assists for the Stars (12-12-10), who had lost three in a row (0-1-2). Anton Khudobin made 21 saves.

Esa Lindell gave Dallas a 1-0 lead at 2:39 of the first period when he took a pass from Blake Comeau and scored on a wrist shot from the slot.

Sissons tied it 1-1 at 16:21 of the first period on a shot from the slot after a pass from along the boards from Yakov Trenin.

Jason Robertson gave the Stars a 2-1 lead at 8:49 of the second on a 2-on-1 rush with Roope Hintz.

Dallas outshot Nashville 13-4 in the second period.

Jamie Benn ended an eight-game goal drought at 1:41 of the third on a redirection on the power play to make it 3-1.

Miro Heiskanen scored an empty-net goal at 17:51 for the 4-1 final.

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