Columbus (10-16-2) at Dallas (20-10-0) 8:30 pm EST
DALLAS (Ticker) -- It took time and a coaching change, but the
Columbus Blue Jackets are finally playing some good hockey.
Winners of four straight, Columbus aims to keep the momentum
going when it travels to Dallas for a meeting with the Stars on
The Blue Jackets, who have outscored their opponents 18-3 during
their streak, pounded the Ottawa Senators, 6-2, on Sunday. Rick
Nash and Dan Fritsche led Columbus with two goals while Manny
Maholtra scored the other Columbus goal.
The Blue Jackets, who improved to 5-3-0 under Ken Hitchcock,
scored five power-play goals in 11 attempts against the
The Stars have been playing decent in winning four of their last
five games, although they struggled in defeating the lowly
Phoenix Coyotes, 4-3, in overtime on Saturday.
Jere Lehtonen started the scoring midway through the first
period and concluded it when he netted the game-winning goal
with just five seconds left in overtime to give the Stars the