DETROIT (AP) When Michael Ryder scored in the third period to give Dallas a two-goal lead, Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen relaxed a bit.
WASHINGTON (AP) Two games, two losses for Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals and first-time NHL head coach Adam Oates.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils have started the lockout-shortened season in playoff form. The Philadelphia Flyers seem to have missed the opening bell.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning weren't about to let themselves fall behind on the road again.