Special teams were instrumental as the teams exchanged goals in the second period.
Suzuki assisted on Caufield’s 12th goal of the season as the Canadiens tied the score on a power play. midway through the period.
Dallas failed to score on a power play later in the period, but they established the momentum and Jamie Benn put the Stars ahead 2-1 when he scored five seconds after the expiration of the penalty to Joel Edmundson.
Shortly before Caufield’s tying goal, Brendan Gallagher left the game when he suffered a lower-body injury. Gallagher appeared to suffer a knee or groin injury when his left leg buckled as he chased a puck along the end boards. He was able to skate to the bench under his own steam. He was assisted to the dressing room by members of the team’s training staff but, Gallagher being Gallagher, he returned for the third period.