Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Red Wings a 3-2 win at Dallas on Monday, preventing the Stars regaining the outright lead in the NHL's Western Conference.
Chicago moved back to the top of the NHL's Central Division by beating Washington 3-2 in Sunday's clash of the league's respective conference leaders.
New York's Kevin Klein scored with 2:53 left to give the Rangers a 3-2 win at Dallas on Saturday, as the Stars spurned another opportunity to boost their increasingly fragile lead in the NHL's Central Division.
Dmitry Orlov scored with 5:04 remaining after Alex Ovechkin got a tying goal earlier in the period to help the Washington Capitals rally for a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Andy Bathgate was just fine without a flashy nickname. While Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion and Bobby "The Golden Jet" Hull became known for their powerful slap shots and colorful monikers, Bathgate could score with the best of them -- and settled for just plain Andy.
Calle Jarnkrok scored with 1:51 remaining, Pekka Rinne made 38 saves and the streaking Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Thursday night.
Jamie Benn scored twice in the third period Tuesday night. It was another late goal that the Dallas Stars were talking about, though.
Tomas Hertl, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton each scored two goals to power the San Jose Sharks to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in the NHL on Monday.
Jason Pominville and Erik Haula each had a goal and two assists as the Minnesota Wild celebrated the first outdoor game in team history with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
The New York Islanders began a seven-game road trip with a 1-0 win at New Jersey on Friday, widening the gap between the rivals in the closely-fought NHL Central Division.