Jagr’s overtime winner guides Stars to 3-2 victory in Edmonton
The Dallas Stars were looking to extend their win streak to two games on the road and they did as they won 3-2 in OT with a beautiful goal by Jaromir Jagr.
The 1st period was great for the Stars but could not get anything past Devan Dubnyk. It was intense and fast as the Stars had great chances on the net. The Stars had a chance to make it 1-0 as Derek Roy shot the puck as Ryder tipped it but Dubnyk saved the puck with his mid-section. Then Cody Eakin had a great shorthanded chance but he hit the post so far it moved the net.
The Edmonton Oilers started the scoring in the 2nd period as Ales Hemsky with a shot from a bad angle as Kari Lehtonen was scrambling around the net after much chaos in the Stars’ zone to make it 1-0. The Dallas Stars battled back after a shaky start in the third as they tied the game up. Jaromir Jagr muscled his way off the boards and fed Jamie Benn as he ripped the puck that went off Petry and past Dubnyk. Then on the power play, Derek Roy, who scored his first goal as a Dallas Star, sent a point shot through traffic after Michael Ryder passed to him as the puck went past Dubnyk to make it 2-1.
The Edmonton Oilers tied the game up 2-2 on the power play from a one-time pass from Hemsky to Justin Schultz as he slammed the puck that hit the post and behind Kari Lehtonen’s glove. The game went into Overtime with good quality chances from both sides teams. With 1:46 left in Overtime, Jaromir Jagr danced around Ryan Whitney as he shot the puck that went past Dubnyk for the 3-2 OT victory over the Oilers.
The next game for the Dallas Stars is on Friday when they come home to the American Airlines Center to face the Anaheim Ducks at 7:30 pm.
Stars: J. Benn (13:24, 2nd period), D. Roy (PPG 18:44, 2nd Period), J. Jagr (1:46, OT)
Oilers: A. Hemsky (3:21, 2nd period), J. Schultz (PPG 7:38, 3rd Period)
Stars: Lehtonen (saved 27 out of the 29 shots he faced)
Oilers: Dubnyk (saved 25 out of the 28 shots he faced)
-Michael Ryder’s assist on Derek Roy’s goal was his 200th of his career
-With his goal, Jamie Benn now has points in three of his last four games against the Oilers (3G-1A-4 PTS)
Here are the final score from the game against the Oilers and Stars:
Here are the shots on goal from the game against the Oilers and Stars:
Starting Line Up
Scratches: Alex Goligoski, Ryan Garbutt, Tom Wandell
Injuries: Ray Whitney (foot)