Dan Hamhuis

Ducks let Stars get away in the third and pay for it in 6-2 loss

Ducks let Stars get away in the third and pay for it in 6-2 loss

Dan Hamhuis opened Dallas' five-goal third period with his first goal of the season on his 34th birthday, and the Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 on Tuesday night. 

Hamhuis tipped in Jamie Benn's cross-ice pass on the power play at 5:41, tying it at 2. Adam Cracknell, Patrick Eaves and Benn then scored to drive Anaheim goaltender John Gibson from the game at 12:24, and Radek Faksa added an empty-netter at 13:57. 

Dallas had lost six of eight. Anaheim was 6-1-1 in its last eight. 

The Ducks outshot the Stars 36-27, but Antti Niemi made 34 saves to improve to 6-1-1 at home this season. 

Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry scored for the Ducks. Getzlaf...

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