Mon 0 0 1 1
Dal 1 2 1 4
Date of game: 12/6/2014

Recap: Dallas vs. Montreal

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Seguin finished with two goals and an assist to lead the Dallas Stars to a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

Cody Eakin and Ryan Garbutt also scored, Jamie Benn assisted on both Seguin markers and Kari Lehtonen turned aside 16-of-17 shots for the Stars, who ended a four-game skid.

"That's the way we need to play," Dallas head coach Lindy Ruff said. "It starts by your best players doing the right things."

Seguin leads the league with 21 goals and 35 points this season.

Sven Andrighetto scored Montreal's lone goal in his NHL debut and Carey Price made 25 saves in defeat. The Canadiens have now lost six of their last seven games.

The Stars opened the scoring on the power play with 8:37 remaining in the opening stanza. Jason Spezza threw the puck on net and Eakin was there to backhand it past Price.

Seguin buried Benn's feed through the crease over the shoulder of Price from the left side of the net as Dallas took advantage of a 5-on-3 man advantage 3:09 into the second.

The two combined for another goal with 7.8 seconds to play in the middle stanza. Benn won a faceoff back to Seguin, who sent fired the puck on net for a 3-0 advantage.

Andrighetto moved in on net and backhanded a shot in close past Lehtonen to get Montreal on the board 2:21 into the third, but Garbutt tallied an empty- net goal with 1:04 to play to account for the final score.

"I saw an opening and just put it in," said Andrighetto. "Of course it's really nice that I was able to score, but it would've been a lot better if we won the game."

Game Notes

Stars forward Travis Moen, who was traded to Dallas for defenseman Sergei Gonchar on Nov. 11, played in his 700th career game ... The Stars are 6-2 with one tie in their last nine games against Montreal at American Airlines Arena ... Dallas forward Shawn Horcoff skated in his 900th game ... The season series concludes in Montreal on Jan. 27.

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