NHL action: Hudler scores twice against Dallas


Czech hockey forward Jiří Hudler scored twice for the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday to help his club defeat the Dallas Stars by a score of 5:4. It was the second time in two games the forward scored and he also did so just ahead of his 28th birthday. The player was named the game’s first star. His first goal came in the 18th minute when he deflected a shot by Valtteri Filppula into net to give Detroit a 2:0 lead; he scored again a minute before the end of the first period to make it 3:1.