The Dallas Stars were able to come back dull the Buffalo Sabres in the third period 5-4. The Stars set a season-high record of 4 power play goals in one game. The Stars deserve this win for all the effort they gave down the stretch in the 3rd period. Here is how the Stars were able to snap their losing streak against the Sabres.
Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres: 1st period recap
The Stars came out really sluggish to the point they were just going through the motions on the ice. Rasmus Dahlin skated past 3 Stars players to score the first goal of the game for the Buffalo Sabres Rookie Jack Quinn would score shortly after to get his first-ever NHL career goal to make it 2-0 Sabres.
Near the end of the 1st period, Jason Robertson would score on the power play and make it 2-1 Sabres. That would be the score going into the first intermission, Stars would outshoot the Sabres in the 1st period 13-10.
Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres: 2nd period recap
Dylan Cozens would score for Buffalo a minute into the 2nd period to make it 3-1 Stars. The Stars would go on their second power play and Roope “Ace of Spades” Hintz would score on a perfect redirect to bring it within one goal again. Tyler Seguin would score with 8 minutes left in the 2nd to tie the game up. Alex Tuch would beat Holtby low to retake the lead 3 minutes later.
The Stars would go on two penalties late in the 2nd period, they would kill off the first penalty. The second penalty, they will take into the 3rd period. The Stars would trail the Sabres by one after two periods. The Stars would lead in the shots on goal category 34-18 after two.
The Stars are not giving up in this game and I like it. They could have given up after going down 2-0 to the Sabres in the first, but they didn’t. Let’s see how the Stars would respond in the 3rd period.
Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres: 3rd period recap
The Stars would get so many chances in the 3rd to score and just couldn’t put the puck into the net. Until Tyler Seguin would score on the power play to tie the game back up at 4. The Stars would go back on the power play and would take the lead 5-4 late in the third period.
The Stars would go on to win the game 5-4 to give them their first win since beating the Kraken. The Stars have a quick turnaround as they take on the Detroit Red Wings tomorrow night in Detroit.