Alexander Radulov had two goals in the third period to lift the Stars to a 4-2 victory over the Panthers on Tuesday in Dallas.
Coach Jim Montgomery reunited the Stars' three top scorers on the first line during the first period. In addition to Radulov's two goals and an assist, Jamie Benn had a goal and two assists and Tyler Seguin assisted on all four goals.
The Stars remained in position for the West's first wild-card spot and stayed within two points of third-place St. Louis in the Central Division.
Dallas goalie Ben Bishop extended his winning streak to six games, but his franchise-record scoreless streak ended at 2:33:04 at 2:11 of the first period.
Nashville 3, Toronto 0: Pekka Rinne shut out Toronto for the second time this season to give the host Predators a win over the slumping Maple Leafs.
Washington 4, New Jersey 1: Brett Connolly sparked a three-goal second period and the Capitals moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division by beating the host Devils
Calgary 4, Columbus 2: Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and Michael Frolik added a goal and an assist as the host Flames beat the Blue Jackets.
Montreal 3, Philadelphia 1: Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber and Max Domi scored goals, Carey Price stopped 32 shots and the visiting Canadiens defeated the fading Flyers.
Carolina 3, Pittsburgh 2 (SO): Dougie Hamilton scored in the shootout, Petr Mrazek stopped Pittsburgh cold and the host Hurricanes beat the Penguins.
Boston 5, N.Y. Islanders 0: Sean Kuraly scored twice and Tuukka Rask earned his 45th career shutout as the visiting Bruins beat the host Islanders.
St. Louis 7, Edmonton 2: Jaden Schwartz had three goals and an assist, and the host Blues routed the Oilers.