Dallas Stars beat Flyers 5-1

Philadelphia Flyers left wing Scott Hartnell (19) goes after the puck over Dallas Stars left wing Antoine Roussel (21) in the third period during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 in Dallas. Dallas Stars won 5-1. (AP Photo/Matt Strasen)

December 7, 2013 2:54:19 PM PST
Tyler Seguin scored three goals and assisted on a fourth in the second period Saturday, leading the Dallas Stars to a 5-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

The game was tied 1-all until Seguin came in on a 2-on-1 rush with Jamie Benn at :39 seconds of the second period. The Stars then scored three times in a span of 1:02 to break the game open.

Seguin took a backhand pass from Alex Goligoski to score from the slot at 17:03, and completed his natural hat trick 40 seconds later. He assisted on Valeri Nichushkin's goal at 18:05.

Seguin leads the Stars with 15 goals. The hat trick was his second this season and third in his four-year career.