Dallas Stars vs Colorado Avalanche
Dallas Stars goalie Marty Turco (L) makes a stick save as Stars defenseman Matt Niskanen (C) and Colorado Avalanche left wing Wojtek Wolski fight for the rebound during the first period at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 8, 2008. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
Matt Niskanen's goal in the third period Tuesday boosted the Pittsburgh Penguins to their 10th straight win, 2-1 over Washington.
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Third-period goals by Matt Niskanen and Dustin Jeffrey Friday lifted Pittsburgh to a 3-1 decision over Florida.
Pittsburgh's James Neal logged a pair of goals Sunday and the Penguins won a second straight to start the season, 6-3 over the New York Rangers.
The second goal of the game for Pascal Dupuis completed a Pittsburgh comeback Wednesday and gave the Penguins a 3-2 win over Toronto.
Ilya Kovalchuk continued his recent hot streak with a goal and two assists Sunday in the New Jersey Devils' 5-2 win over Pittsburgh.
The Dallas Stars said Monday they have shipped forward James Neal and defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman Alex Goligoski.
Kari Lehtonen was tough in nets, stopping 34 of 35 shots and boosting the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 decision over Nashville Tuesday.
Tom Wandell, Michael Modano, Loui Eriksson and Matt Niskanen gave Dallas a four-goal lead and the Stars hung on Monday for a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild.
A third-period goal by Radim Vrbata proved to be the game-winner in the Phoenix Coyotes' 3-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars Saturday.