Posted April 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Ray Whitney and Vernon Fiddler both scored twice during Dallas' four-goal third period, and the Stars broke open a tie game and routed the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Tuesday night. Whitney snapped a 1-1 tie just 52 seconds into the third, and the Stars poured on the offense en route to their third straight win. One week after dealing veterans Jaromir Jagr and Derek Roy before the NHL trade deadline, the Stars moved into ninth place in the Western Conference standings - two points behind Detroit and the postseason cutoff. Alex Goligoski also scored, and Trevor Daley added two assists for the Stars, who entered the night with the worst home record in the West. They improved to 9-9-2 at home. Richard Bachman, who had played a total of 35 minutes since his previous start on Feb. 26, stopped all 22 shots he faced after replacing Kari Lehtonen 14:18 in. Lehtonen started his 19th straight game but left because of a lower body injury after making seven saves and allowing one goal. D...
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