Stars even series, beat Blues 4-2

Photos by Dominic Ceraldi

Roope Hintz scored his fifth goal of the playoffs and Jason Dickinson netted his third, leading Dallas to a 4-2 win over St. Louis in Game 4 Wednesday

Stars Notes:

·        Rookie Roope Hintz potted a goal (1-0=1) and now shares the team-lead with five goals in the postseason. With his goal tonight, Hintz tied Jari Kurri (5 goals in 1981) for the third-most goals by a Finnish-born rookie in a postseason. The native of Tampere, Finland has recorded eight points (5-3=8) in 10 postseason contests. Among League rookies in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, he shares first in points (8), goals (5) and assists (3), while he ranks second in shots on goal (22).

·        Left wing Mats Zuccarello recorded his eighth career multi-point postseason game (0-2=2) on Wednesday night in Game 4 against the Blues. He now has points in career-best four consecutive postseason games (0-6=6). Zuccarello has skated in 10 playoff contests and shares the team-lead with nine points (3-6=9).

·        Forward Jason Spezza lit the lamp on the power play (1-0=1) on Wednesday night against the Blues and recorded the 10th postseason power play goal of his NHL career. He tallied his first playoff power play goal since Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Second Round vs. St. Louis. Spezza has skated in eight postseason games in 2019 and has amassed four points (2-2=4).

·        Defenseman John Klingberg recorded the game-winning goal (1-0=1) in Game 4 of the Second Round vs. St. Louis. Klingberg now has two game-winning goals in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is tied for first among all NHL players this postseason. The blueliner has registered eight points (2-6=8) in 10 postseason contests.

·        Center Tyler Seguin recorded two assists (0-2=2) for the sixth multi-point postseason game of his NHL career. Seguin now has points in all five postseason contests at American Airlines Center (2-4=6) in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The native of Brampton, Ontario shares the team-lead with nine points (3-6=9) in 10 postseason games.

·        Right wing Alexander Radulov posted two assists (0-2=2) for the eighth multi-point postseason game of his NHL career. Radulov now has points all five postseason contests at American Airlines Center (2-4=6) in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The forward shares the team-lead with nine points (5-4=9) in 10 Stanley Cup Playoff games.