Lately Patrick Eaves has gotten playing time in Stars' first line with Seguin and Benn and he has 7 points in the last 4 games. Last night against Chicago he scored a hat trick in the first period. The game ended 4-2.
Eaves entered with four goals in 34 games, but he put Dallas in front at 3:19 with a wicked shot over Crawford's right shoulder. After Klingberg scored on a backhand that went off the right knee of Blackhawks defenceman Niklas Hjalmarsson and through Crawford's legs, Eaves tacked on a pair of power-play goals.
Seguin found a wide-open Eaves in front for a redirection past Crawford on the glove side at 16:26. He added a rebound goal off Seguin's shot with 16 seconds left in the period.