Kari Lehtonen stopped 36 shots, Loui Eriksson scored short-handed, and the Dallas Stars hung on to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Thursday night.
Lehtonen has allowed only four goals in his first three starts this season, all victories.
Brenden Morrow added a power-play goal and Adam Burish connected at even strength for Dallas (3-1).
Matt D'Agostini and Chris Stewart scored to rally St. Louis from a three-goal deficit, and Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves for the Blues (1-2) in their first road game of the season.
Lehtonen came up with a key stop with 2:51 left on Alex Pietrangelo's short-handed attempt from the right circle.
The Blues pulled Halak and had a 6 on 4 advantage with 1:04 left when Eriksson went to the penalty box for tripping.
But St. Louis' Andy McDonald was called for holding with 8.9 seconds remaining, forcing a faceoff in the Blues' zone to all but end the game.
Only 37 seconds had elapsed on a holding penalty to teammate Nicklas Grossman when Eriksson collected ...