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Stars Down Nashville 4-1 - Match Report

Erik Cole was the difference, potting a pair for Dallas on Friday as the Stars skated off with a 4-1 victory over the Predators at American Airlines Center.

Bettors who backed the Stars were rewarded as -150 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Erik Cole (2), Jamie Benn, and Ryan Garbutt each scored for the Stars in the victory. Benn opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 0:42 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Alex Goligoski and Brenden Dillon.

Kari Lehtonen turned in a 33-save effort for the Stars.

Nashville got a goal from Kevin Klein in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Nashville got a 30-stop effort from Carter Hutton in the loss.

On the power play, Dallas went 0-for-3, while the Predators were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Los Angeles.