Jamie Benn had his sixth hat trick in his profession – regardless of placing simply two pucks within the internet – and the Dallas Stars defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 Tuesday night time.
Benn scored the sport's first purpose within the first interval, added an influence tally within the second interval, and bought his third with 1:19 remaining when he was shot on the best way to an empty internet.
The rating was tied 1 to 1 earlier than Denis Gurianov and Benn scored 2½ hours aside within the second on a lately highly effective Stars energy play.
Dallas has scored at the very least one energy play purpose in 5 consecutive video games. Meanwhile, the Stars have seven goals with the person benefit – two every by Benn and Gurianov.
Sebastian Aho scored for Carolina within the first interval in opposition to Anton Khudobin, who made 24 saves for his third straight win.
Miro Heiskanen assisted in Dallas' first two goals.
The Stars are 4-1-1 of their final six video games.
Hurricane goalkeeper Petr Mrazek blocked 33 pictures, tying his season excessive.
Carolina had the primary shot on purpose after 26 seconds of play however didn't get one other for greater than 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, Dallas threw seven pictures at Mrazek, together with Benn's first purpose, which paused four in opposition to 2. Stephen Johns moved from the precise circle to Benn down within the left circle for a snapshot between Mrazek and the left submit at 7:54.
The Hurricanes didn't rating on the only energy play within the first interval. But 5 seconds after his finish, Aho despatched a wrist shot from the slot within the internet at 17:38. This despatched the groups into the primary intermission tied at 1.
Dallas dominated Carolina 12-9 first.
Gurianov gave the Stars one other purpose lead with a shot in the precise circle at 12:36 of the second interval. Benn added his second purpose of the match in one other energy play at 15:06. Tyler Seguin went from behind the web to Benn within the slot, and lifted the puck within the higher left nook.
The Stars had 17 catches for Carolina within the second.
NOTES: Aho set his profession excessive along with his 31st purpose this season. He has scored in six straight video games and up to now seven he has scored 11 factors (seven goals, 4 assists). … The Hurricanes noticed the 4 opponents on their street journey with at the very least a purpose lead however received two of the 4 video games. … Stars D Jamie Oleksiak performed his 300th recreation. … Dallas C Joe Pavelski (higher physique harm) missed his first recreation this season. He scored three energy play goals within the earlier 4 video games. … Benn and Gurianov are tied with Alexander Radulov for the group lead with seven power-play goals every. … Benn's fifth profession hat trick occurred on March 2, 2019 and additionally included a purpose in every interval.
Hurricanes: Start a two recreation first leg Friday in opposition to New Jersey.
Stars: Travel to Canada for 3 video games beginning Thursday in Toronto.
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