Bishop blanks Edmonton in relief, Stars top Oilers 6-3

DALLAS (AP) - Ben Bishop shut out Edmonton over the last 39 minutes after Kari Lehtonen was pulled, and the Dallas Stars beat the Oilers 6-3 on Saturday.

Bishop made 17 saves after replacing Lehtonen early in the second period with Edmonton leading 3-2.

Devin Shore tied the game at 3 with his first goal this season, and Radek Faksa scored with 1:26 left in the second to put Dallas ahead.

Jamie Benn and Jason Spezza added third-period goals. Bishop assisted on Spezza's power-play goal.

Antoine Roussel and Alexander Radulov scored to give Dallas a 2-0 lead, but Drake Caggiula and Connor McDavid scored to tie the game at 2 entering the second period.

Caggiula scored his second goal of the game less than one minute into the second.

Cam Talbot made 15 saves for the Oilers.

The Stars didn't have a shot on goal until Roussel scored at 6:36. Two minutes later, Radulov took a pass from Roussel high in the right faceoff circle and sent a slap shot into the lower right corner of the net.

Edmonton tied the game at 2 on a short-handed goal by Caggiula and a power-play score by McDavid 52 seconds apart.

The Oilers took the lead when Caggiula put in the rebound of a shot by Darnell Nurse. Bishop then replaced Lehtonen, who made 10 saves in 13 shots.

NOTES: With a goal and an assist, Benn has 29 points (17 goals, 12 assists) in 27 career games against Edmonton. ... McDavid has seven goals in six games vs. Dallas. ... Stars D Marc Methot (lower-body injury) missed his fifth straight game. ... The first period ended with a fight along the boards. Oleksiak and Edmonton's Patrick Maroon received major penalties. Roussel and the Oilers' Matt Benning each had a minor and misconduct penalty. ... Dallas has allowed power-play goals in seven of the last nine games.


Oilers: Play the second game on a five-game trip Tuesday at St. Louis. The Blues won 4-1 at Edmonton on Thursday.

Stars: Host Montreal on Tuesday in the second of two home games.

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