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Dallas Ices Washington 5-2 - Recap

Michael Ryder scored twice to lead the Stars over Washington 5-2 on Tuesday at Verizon Center.

Dallas won as a +143 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Michael Ryder (2), Eric Nystrom, Adam Burish, and Jamie Benn each scored for the Stars in the victory. Ryder opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 10:32 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Trevor Daley and Jamie Benn.

Kari Lehtonen turned in a 30-save effort for the Stars.

Washington got goals from Alexander Semin and John Carlson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 31 of 36 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Dallas scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Dallas outshot Washington 36-32 in the game.

Dallas heads into a battle against the Penguins. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.