DALLAS – Jason Spezza scored in his fifth straight game, Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn ended goal-scoring slumps and the Dallas Stars regained the Western Conference lead by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night.
Dallas improved to 41-20-8 with 90 points, one more than St. Louis and two more than Chicago. Each team has 13 games remaining.
Kari Lehtonen made 21 saves for the Stars, who are 3-0-1 in their last four games. Antoine Roussel and Ales Hemsky also scored.
Teuvo Teravainen and Tomas Fleischmann scored for Chicago.
Benn’s power-play goal at 10:42 of the second gave Dallas a 4-0 lead.
Blues 5, Ducks 2
In St. Louis, Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and an assist and Jake Allen got his fifth straight win.
Penguins 3, Blue Jackets 2
In Columbus, Ohio, Marc-Andre Fleury became the 20th NHL goalie with 350 victories.
Flyers 3, Lightning 1
In Tampa, Steve Mason made 18 saves, Sam Gagner and Matt Read both scored power-play goals and Philadelphia beat the Lightning.
Coyotes 4, Flames 1
In Calgary, Brad Richardson scored twice after Antoine Vermette put Arizona ahead early in the third period.