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Tyler Seguin scores twice to break game open, Stars beat Blue Jackets 5-1

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DALLAS - Tyler Seguin broke open a tight game with two second-period goals 30 seconds apart, and the Dallas Stars beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night.

Kari Lehtonen improved to 11-1-0 by making 34 saves. He also notched his third assist of the season on Seguin's first goal.

Defencemen Johnny Oduya and Alex Goligoski each scored to give Dallas one-goal leads in the first and second.

Scott Hartnell scored on the power play for Columbus at 4:32 of the second before Goligoski's goal at 13:02 gave the Stars a lead they never relinquished. Seguin's 16th and 17th goals came at 16:26 and 16:56.

Columbus rookie Joonas Korpisalo had 23 saves before Curtis McElhinney replaced him for the third period. McElhinney stopped six shots but gave up a goal to rookie Mattias Janmark.

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