Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Jamie Benn and Cody Eakin both scored one goal and one assist to lead the Dallas Stars to a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.
Ray Whitney, Vernon Fiddler and Erik Cole each added a goal for the Stars, who sit four points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets for the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference playoffs. The Blue Jackets are currently facing the Los Angeles Kings.
Derek Roy scored the lone goal for the Canucks, who could have clinched a playoff berth with a win.
Corey Schneider allowed five goals on 30 shots.