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Fiddler scores twice, Stars have another big offensive night in 7-1 win over Wild

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DALLAS - Vernon Fiddler scored two goals and the Dallas Stars scored six or more goals in consecutive games for the first time since 1997, beating the Minnesota Wild 7-1 on Saturday night.

Kari Lehtonen made 21 saves for Dallas, after shutting out Arizona 6-0 on Wednesday. The Stars put 35 shots on goal against Wild goalies Darcy Kuemper and Niklas Backstrom, who combined for 28 saves.

Fiddler, Colton Sceviour, Tyler Seguin, Erik Cole and Antoine Roussel all scored second-period goals for the Stars. In the third, Brett Ritchie netted his second goal in two NHL games.

The Stars' Jamie Oleksiak had a career-high three assists, giving him six in 24 games this season. Seguin, Cole and Ritchie had an assist apiece for Dallas, which won its fourth straight and eighth in nine games.

Thomas Vanek had a power-play goal in the second for Minnesota, 2-4-3 in the last nine games.

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