DALLAS — The Pittsburgh Penguins had their 10-game winning streak end in a 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on Saturday.
It was the longest winning streak in the NHL this season.
The Stars scored three straight goals, including the tiebreaking goal by Roope Hintz with 3:46 remaining off a goalmouth scramble.
Denis Gurianov and Joe Pavelski scored for Dallas (17-12-2), which won its fourth straight. Jason Robertson had three assists, and Jake Oettinger made 27 saves,
Brian Dumoulin and Kasperi Kapanen scored for the Pittsburgh (20-9-5). Tristan Jarry made 29 saves for Pittsburgh.
Dumoulin gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead with a snap shot from the circle at 6:02 of the first period. With an assist on the goal, forward Jake Guentzel extended his personal point streak to 17 games (26 points; 15 goals, 11 assists).
Kapanen tipped a Marcus Pettersson shot that beat Oettinger high glove side 25 seconds later to make it 2-0 at 6:27.
After his initial shot was blocked, Gurianov scored on the short side to cut the lead to 2-1 at 16:01 of the second.
Pavelski scored on a rebound past Jarry’s skate to tie the game 2-2 at 14:59 of the third period.
The Penguins lost for the first time this season when leading after two periods; they had been 18-0-1.