Franzen leads Red Wings over Stars

Johan Franzen's goal early in the third period 2 victory over the Dallas Stars.

Franzen also had an assist and Valtteri Filppula added two helpers for Detroit, which won its fourth straight game.

Niklas Kronwall, Brenden Morrow, Darren Helm and Brad Stuart also lit the lamp for the Red Wings, while Jimmy Howard made 25 saves.

Loui Erisksson and Ian White recorded the goals for the Stars, who dropped their second straight game after a four-game win streak.

Andrew Raycroft stopped 35-of-40 shots in a losing effort.