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Bishop records 3rd straight shutout, Stars beat Sabres 2-0

1 year 5 months 2 days ago Tuesday, March 12 2019 Mar 12, 2019 March 12, 2019 8:00 PM March 12, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By JONAH BRONSTEIN
Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Ben Bishop made 35 saves for his third straight shutout, and the Dallas Stars beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 on Tuesday night.

Bishop extended his career-best shutout streak to 204 minutes, 20 seconds. It's the second-longest run for a Stars goaltender behind Ed Belfour's streak of 219 minutes, 26 seconds that ran from Nov. 17-24, 2000. He is the third goaltender in franchise history with three consecutive shutouts.

Rookie Roope Hintz scored twice for Dallas in the opener of a two-game trip. The Stars have won five of six and remain on top of the Western Conference wild-card standings with 77 points.

Buffalo played without captain Jack Eichel, who began serving a two-game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Colorado's Carl Soderberg.

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