Stars score three on power play, defeat Predators again


Joe Pavelski and Roope Hintz each had a goal and two assists for the Dallas Stars in a 3-2 win against the Nashville Predators at American Airlines Center on Sunday.

The Stars (2-0-0) scored all three goals on the power play after scoring five with the man-advantage in a 7-0 win against the Predators in their season opener Friday.

The Predators (2-3-0) have lost three consecutive games and have scored four goals during that span.

Denis Gurianov gave the Stars a 1-0 lead at 14:55 of the first period. He took a pass from Pavelski and beat goalie Juuse Saros from the right face-off circle.

Hintz made it 2-0 at 6:36 of the second period on a wrist shot from the left circle. It was his first goal of the season.

Filip Forsberg scored on a Predators power play to make it 2-1 at 14:55. He took a pass from Viktor Arvidsson and beat goalie Anton Khudobin.

Pavelski gave the Stars a 3-1 lead at 4:51 of the third period when he one-timed a pass from Hintz.

Mikael Granlund scored at 9:59 to get the Predators within 3-2. It was his first goal.

Stars forward Jamie Benn missed the game because of a lower-body injury.

Defenseman Luca Sbisa played 11:58 in his Predators debut.

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