FLORIDA PANTHERS VS ATLANTA THRASHERS
Atlanta Thrashers goalie Kari Lehtonen gets hit by Florida Panthers Nathan Horton in firtst period NHL action, at the Bank Atlantic Center, in Sunrise, Florida, on October 5, 2005. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
Mark Letestu scored the go-ahead goal 7:56 into the third period Thursday and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Dallas 3-1 to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Two quick third-period goals Tuesday put the San Jose Sharks into the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars.
Jeff Carter's 25th goal of the season came with 52 seconds left in overtime Sunday and handed the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 win over Dallas.
Brian Elliott took a shutout into the third period and made 21 saves Friday to bring St. Louis a 2-1 victory over Dallas.
Cody Eakin ignited a four-goal third period Thursday that vaulted Dallas to a 5-1 win over Vancouver.
Dallas' Jamie Benn scored against Antti Niemi for the only goal of a shootout Sunday and the Stars cooled off San Jose 5-4.
Kari Lehtonen made 27 saves Friday and allowed only a first-period goal in boosting Dallas to a 3-1 win over Anaheim.
Viktor Fasth took a shutout into the third period Wednesday and Anaheim recorded its conference-leading 14th home win with a 5-2 decision over Dallas.
Viktor Fasth notched his third shutout of the season with 26 saves Monday, backstopping the Anaheim Ducks to a 4-0 win over division rival Dallas.
Brad Richardson and Justin Williams each scored in the third period Sunday for the Los Angeles Kings, who hung on for a 3-2 win over Dallas.