The Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers in Dallas Tuesday night by a final score of 4-1. It was also awesome to see Jake Oettinger get the start against the number one power play in the league. Here is how the Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers.
Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers recap: 1st period
The first period started off really slow, it seemed like both teams were watching to see what defensive scheme. The first shot on goal didn’t come until the 13 minute mark of the first period. Alexander Radulov almost capitalized on a pass from Tyler Seguin to get the Stars on the board. Roope Hintz scored a minute later on the power play to make it 1-0 Stars.
The intensity the Stars have had in the second half of the first period was pretty aggressive. They were able to create a couple of extra chances after the Hintz goal. The Stars also shut down Connor McDavid which is a definite plus. Jason Robertson added a insurance power play goal at the end of the first to make it 2-0. Stars lead the Shots on Goal category 12-6 after one.
Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers recap: 2nd period
Jason Robertson didn’t waste anytime getting back into the Edmonton zone and getting a good shot on goal to start the second period. Miro Heiskanen continued to get under Connor McDavid’s skin, not giving him any room to make a play in the second.
Dennis Gurianov was able to score right as the Stars 3rd power play of the night expired to make it 3-0 Dallas. Right as Dallas Stars Announcer Jeff K was announcing Gurianov’s goal, Ryan McLeod scored for Edmonton to make it 3-1 Stars. Stars would go into the second intermission up 3-1. Can the Stars stop the Oilers two best players in the second and win another game in regulation?
Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers recap: 3rd period
The Stars continued to be dominant against the Oilers in the third period shutting down any attempt McDavid would give Oettinger. Luke Glendenning would score to make it 4-1 midway through the third period. The Stars would go on to win the game 4-1 and would keep Connor McDavid off the score sheet.
The Stars will go into the Thanksgiving break with a record of 8-7-2 and play the Colorado Avalanche in Dallas on Friday.