Blue Jackets down Stars to halt slide

Rick Nash scored twice to lift the Columbus Blue 1 win over the Dallas Stars.

Antoine Vermette and Fedor Tyutin each scored for the Blue Jackets, who snapped a six-game losing streak. Steve Mason stopped 36 shots in the win.

Vernon Fiddler scored the lone goal for the Stars, who have dropped three of four. Kari Lehtonen was tagged for three goals on 28 shots in the loss.