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Clayton Stoner scores 1st goal of season, helps Ducks top Stars 3-1

  • Anaheim Ducks players Jiri Sekac (46), Ryan Getzlaf (15) and Cam Fowler (4) congratulalte right wing Corey Perry, 2nd from left, for his goal against Dallas Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Dallas.  (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

    Anaheim Ducks players Jiri Sekac (46), Ryan Getzlaf (15) and Cam Fowler (4) congratulalte right wing Corey Perry, 2nd from left, for his goal against Dallas Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth (1) tries to glove the puck against Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson (44) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Dallas.  (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

    Dallas Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth (1) tries to glove the puck against Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson (44) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth (1) fails to stop a goal by Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

    Dallas Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth (1) fails to stop a goal by Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)  (The Associated Press)

Clayton Stoner scored the go-ahead goal in the third period with his first of the season, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.

Stoner, who hadn't scored in his first 54 games, put a slap shot from the left point between the legs of Dallas' Jhonas Enroth. The goal was unassisted.

The game was tied at 1 before Stoner's goal at 4:19 of the third. Ryan Getzlaf increased the lead to 3-1 on a breakaway at 14:09.

Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist for Anaheim. The Pacific Division leaders are 5-1 in their last six games.

John Gibson made 39 saves for the Ducks, while Enroth finished with 19.

Patrick Eaves scored on the power play for Dallas, which is on a six-game winless streak (0-4-2).