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Ondrej Pavelec makes season-high 45 saves, Jets beat Stars 2-1

  • Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) falls to the ice as Winnipeg Jets center Mathieu Perreault (85) skates past during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Dallas. The Jets won 2-1. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) falls to the ice as Winnipeg Jets center Mathieu Perreault (85) skates past during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Dallas. The Jets won 2-1. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars defenseman Jason Demers (4) and Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jay Harrison (23) fight for control of the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Dallas Stars defenseman Jason Demers (4) and Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jay Harrison (23) fight for control of the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31) blocks a shot against Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31) blocks a shot against Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

Ondrej Pavelec made a season-high 45 saves, leading the Winnipeg Jets past the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night.

Pavelec made 22 of his saves in the second period, preserving what was then a 1-0 lead. Pavelec stopped breakaways by the Stars' Shawn Horcoff and Cody Eakin.

Michael Frolik scored a first-period goal, and Evander Kane added a short-handed clincher at 7:34 of the third during a four-minute Dallas power play.

Trevor Daley scored the Stars' goal at 18:44 of the third period after coach Lindy Ruff had pulled goalie Anders Lindback.