ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -Mark Parrish had his sixth career hat trick in his Dallas debut and the Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Friday night.
Parrish, who signed a one-year deal with Dallas on Wednesday, had two power-play goals and a breakaway tally in the first 26 minutes of play.
Fabian Brunnstrom and Brad Richards also scored for the Stars. Mike Ribeiro added two assists as Dallas ended a three-game winless streak.
Marty Turco made 28 saves while holding the opposition to two goals or less for just the second time in eleven appearances this season.
Brendan Morrison and Scott Niedermayer scored for the Ducks, who lost in regulation for the first time since a 3-1 setback against Carolina on October 19. Anaheim was 8-0-1 in its previous nine games.
before joining the Stars.
Blue Jackets 4, Canadiens 3, SO
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Kristian Huselius and Derick Brassard scored in the shootout for the Blue Jackets, and rookie goalie Steve Mason stayed perfect by stopping both shots he faced in the tiebreaker.
It was the first loss for the Canadiens in Ohio since a 2-1 setback against the Cleveland Barons on Nov. 23, 1977. The Habs had beaten the Blue Jackets in their only two previous trips.
Huselius went first in the shootout and beat Jaroslav Halak with a wrister. After Mason, who is 2-0 in his only two NHL starts, stopped Alex Tanguay, Brassard danced with the puck and deked Halak before scoring. Mason then blocked a shot by Andrei Kostitsyn.
R.J. Umberger, Marc Methot and Fredrik Modin scored for Columbus.
Alex Tanguay and Patrice Brisebois had power-play goals for the Canadiens.
Thrashers 5, Sabres 4, OT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Jason Williams scored his second goal of the game 48 seconds into overtime, and Bryan Little had two goals and an assist for Atlanta.
On a power play, Williams lifted a rebound off a shot from Ilya Kovalchuk over goalie Ryan Miller to give the Thrashers their third straight victory.
Todd White also scored for the Thrashers, and Slava Kozlov extended his points streak to five games with three assists.
lik and Maxim Afinogenov also scored for the Sabres.
Hurricanes 2, Senators 1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Joe Corvo scored with 2:40 left to help Peter Laviolette become the winningest American-born coach in NHL history.
Fellow defenseman Dennis Seidenberg also scored and Corvo added an assist for the Hurricanes, who trailed 1-0 after two periods but scored twice in the final 9 minutes.
Mike Fisher scored for the Senators.
Michael Leighton made 22 saves in his second straight start on home ice to help Laviolette surpass former Tampa Bay coach John Tortorella with his 240th career victory.

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