Blue Jackets Vs. Stars Final Score: Dallas Strikes Early, Holds On To Beat Columbus 4-2

The Columbus Blue Jackets fell short in their bid to win three-straight games, losing 4-2 to the visiting Dallas Stars.

Dallas left winger Jamie Benn jump-started things for the Stars scoring the first of two goals on the night less than two minutes into the game. When Stephane Robidas opened the second period with a goal, the Stars were up 3-0 appeared in control of the game.

But the Blue Jackets rallied back by the end of the second period, with a power play goals by Vinny Prospal and Rick Nash to close the gap to 3-2 heading into the final period. Columbus couldn't get another shot by Dallas goaltender Kari Lehtonen who had 26 saves on the night for the Stars.

Benn closed out the scoring with an empty net goal as time was running out to send Dallas home with the win.

For more on the Columbus Blue Jackets, go to The Cannon. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NHL hub at SBNation.com/NHL.

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