Jamie Benn and Loui Eriksson are developing quite a connection.
Benn scored twice, including a short-handed tally, and two of Eriksson's three assists came on his goals, leading the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in the clubs' only meeting of the season Sunday.
''I think we're just feeding off each other and have got good chemistry out there,'' said Benn, who has four goals this season while linemate Eriksson has seven assists. ''I think on and off the ice we've got good chemistry and it really helps on the ice.
''Our team wanted to come out here and have a good road game and keep it simple, and I thing we did that in the first.''
Dallas opened a four-game trip with its sixth victory in its last seven games against the Southeast Division. The Stars, who have 20 points, lead the Pacific Division by four points.
Michael Ryder added a goal and an assist, and Erik Nystrom and Stephane Robidas had the other Dallas goals.
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