Roope Hintz, Stars put away Red Wings

Roope Hintz had a goal and three assists to help the Dallas Stars earn a 6-1 road win over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday.Jason Robertson had a goal and two assists for Dallas (45-21-14, 104 points), which has won four straight.The Stars moved into a first-place tie with Colorado in the Central Division, although Colorado has a game in hand and would win a tiebreaker by virtue of more wins.David Perron scored the lone goal of the game for Detroit (35-35-10, 80 points).The Stars broke the game open early, scoring three goals in a span of 7:17 in the first period to take 3-0 lead.Hintz gave Dallas a 1-0 lead with 15:07 left in the first when he cut to the net and tipped in a pass from Thomas Harley, and then Esa Lindell fired a wrister from the top of the face-off circle that eluded goaltender Ville Husso and gave the Stars a 2-0 lead with 12:01 remaining in the first.Husso was pulled after giving up two goals in five shots he faced.Dallas extended the lead with 7:50 left in the first when Ty Dellandrea cut to the front of the net, took a pass from Max Domi from behind the net and buried the chance.