Stars roll past Kings to complete season sweep

Stars roll past Kings to complete season sweep

Thomas Harley had a goal and an assist for the Dallas Stars, who completed a season sweep of the visiting Los Angeles Kings with a 4-1 win on Saturday night.Craig Smith, Wyatt Johnston and Jamie Benn

Thomas Harley had a goal and an assist for the Dallas Stars, who completed a season sweep of the visiting Los Angeles Kings with a 4-1 win on Saturday night.Craig Smith, Wyatt Johnston and Jamie Benn also scored and Scott Wedgewood made 27 saves for the Stars, who had lost two in a row to open their five-game homestand.Kevin Fiala scored and David Rittich made 25 saves for the Kings, who were coming off a 5-0 victory at the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, but have alternated wins and losses the past eight games.Dallas swept the three-game series against the Kings by a combined score of (13-3).The shots were even at 12-12 in the first period, but it was Dallas that took a 3-0 lead into the second.Harley scored a fluke goal at 2:28 to give the Stars a 1-0 lead.He took a slap shot from the high slot that was deflected over the net and off the end glass. The puck then caromed back over the net and hit the back of Rittich’s left arm before falling across the goal line.The Stars stretched the lead to 2-0 at 8:49 after a turnover in the neutral zone by Los Angeles.

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