Hossa, Anisimov and Panarin lead Blackhawks over Stars
CHICAGO (AP) Marian Hossa, Artem Anisimov and Artemi Panarin scored to lead the Central Division-leading Chicago Blackhawks over the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.
Chicago's Scott Darling made 23 saves in his fifth straight start while No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford recovers from an appendectomy. Darling has permitted just seven goals during the stretch, but the Blackhawks have scored only nine while going 2-2-1.
Devin Shore scored for Dallas, which lost its second straight and third in four.
Dallas' Kari Lehtonen blocked 24 shots while making his fifth straight start.
The 37-year-old Hossa scored his team-leading 15th goal and has three in three games.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews missed his ninth game and defenseman Brent Seabrook his second with upper-body injuries.