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The Habs trail 4-1 heading into the third period.

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The Habs gave up another early goal, with Jamie Benn scoring 1:24 into the second period. Moments later, Michael McCarron got his name on the statsheet for the first time in his career, unfortunately, for covering his hand on the puck which put the Stars to the powerplay. The Stars extended their lead to 3-0 on the ensuing powerplay, giving the Habs a mountain to climb for the remainder of the game.

The Habs could not get anything going, producing only four shot attempts for the period by the ten-minute mark. The Stars had meanwhile collaborated for thirteen, and hit the net six times.

Jason Demers was sent off for holding at the 11:12 mark of the second period. Daniel Carr is on the top powerplay unit, and he gave his coach a reason to keep him there, jumping on a loose puck and tucking it past Kari Lehtonen to give the Habs some life.

The Habs and Stars traded penalties, on the ensuing four on four, Tyler Seguin restored the Stars's three goal lead. This is the first time in 17 games - and only fourth time all season - in which the Habs have allowed more than three goals in a game.

Scoring Summary

1ST PERIOD
01:34 DAL Jason Spezza (12) Wrist shot - ASST: Ales Hemsky (10) 1 - 0 DAL
2ND PERIOD
01:24 DAL Jamie Benn (21) Snap shot - ASST: NONE 2 - 0 DAL
03:06 DAL PPG - Patrick Sharp (11) Tip-in - ASST: Tyler Seguin (26), Jason Spezza (10) 3 - 0 DAL
11:35 MTL PPG - Daniel Carr (2) Wrist shot - ASST: Tomas Fleischmann (9), P.K. Subban (22) 3 - 1 DAL
13:51 DAL Tyler Seguin (18) Wrist shot - ASST: Alex Goligoski (10), Jamie Benn (22) 4 - 1 DAL

Penalty Summary

1ST PERIOD
14:28 DAL Patrick Eaves Interference  - 2 min against  Alexei Emelin
15:48 MTL Andrei Markov Interference  - 2 min against  Jamie Benn
17:47 DAL Cody Eakin Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  P.K. Subban
2ND PERIOD
02:15 MTL Michael McCarron Closing hand on puck  - 2 min
07:01 MTL Andrei Markov Delay of game  - 2 min
11:12 DAL Jason Demers Holding  - 2 min against  Alex Galchenyuk
12:05 MTL Nathan Beaulieu Holding  - 2 min against  Ales Hemsky
13:21 DAL Jason Demers Interference on goalkeeper  - 2 min against  Mike Condon
16:07 DAL Alex Goligoski Interference  - 2 min against  Alex Galchenyuk
16:29 MTL Michael McCarron Roughing  - 2 min against  Johnny Oduya
19:30 MTL P.K. Subban Delaying the game  - 2 min

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