DALLAS (AP) -Brenden Morrow and Niklas Hagman scored two goals each to help Dallas defeat Anaheim 5-2 on Sunday, ending the Ducks' six-game winning streak.
Stephan Robidas had a rare goal on a first-period power play, and Marty Turco made 18 saves to help the Stars move past the Ducks and into first place in the Pacific Division.
Coach Dave Tippett went back to Turco, the regular starter, after backup Mike Smith was the Stars' best player with 29 saves in a 3-1 win over Columbus on Saturday.
The Ducks had averaged four goals and 31 shots in its six previous games, but Turco was rarely tested as the Stars improved to 5-2-1 in their last eight games.
The Stars are 4-1 against the Ducks this season.
|J.S. Giguere gloves a shot from Dallas Stars right wing B.J. Crombeen during the first period of Anaheim's 5-2 loss at Dallas on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)|
Mathieu Schneider's power-play goal at 8:45 of the third period ended Turco's bid for his 32nd career shutout. Ryan Getzlaf also scored for Anaheim, which had been unbeaten in regulation (8-0-1) since the start of the new year.
The goal for Getzlaf extended his point streak to a career-high 14 straight games. With an assist on the goal, Corey Perry brought his point streak to seven consecutive games.
Anaheim's Todd Bertuzzi was serving a double-minor for high-sticking and unsportsmanlike conduct when Robidas notched his second goal of the season and 20th in 233rd career games on a slap shot from the high slot at 5:28 of the opening period.
Morrow converted Mike Ribeiro's cross-ice feed at 3:18 of the third period to make it 2-0. Hagman's short-handed goal gave Dallas a 3-0 edge at 7:59 of the final period.
After Schneider's goal pulled Anaheim within 3-1, Morrow scored his 19th of the season 13 seconds later to restore Dallas' three-goal pad.
Getzlaf's 19th of the season at 13:10 of the final period got the Ducks within 4-2.
Hagman added an empty-netter with 2:09 left for his career-high 18th goal of the season and a 5-2 lead.
Notes: Dallas and Anaheim were both playing their third game in four days. ... The Stars are minus four top players: D Sergei Zubov (foot), RW Jere Lehtinen (abdominal injury), D Philippe Boucher (shoulder) and LW Jussi Jokinen (leg). Zubov will have an MRI on the foot on Monday. ... Anaheim's scratches included RW George Parros (knee). ... Hagman has four goals and three assists in his last four games.
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