Los Angeles- The Kings jump out to 3-0 lead & hang on for their 3rd Win in Dallas this season! Goalie Thomas Greiss robbed Brad Marchand in the last minute to preserve a 4-3 Win for the Kings! The “Great 8” got Star of the Game with a Goal & an assist! 3rd Star Shea Weber scored his 25th of the season to tie for the team lead in Goals, as Los Angeles remains undefeated at American Airlines Arena this season & has a streak of 6 straight Wins going back two years!
St Louis- The Star’s finally solve Carey Price, who had beaten them twice in Texas this year, including a 4-0 shutout in the 2nd game of the season! Stars took a 2-1 lead into the 3rd when penalties got the Blues in trouble, as Erik Karlsson & Benoit Pouliot both scored PP Goals & Andrei Markov scored at even-strength for a 5-1 Final! Cory Schneider stops 25 shots as Rick Nash was the only Blue to find the net!
Buffalo- The Dallas Power-Play had the Stars leading 2-1 into the final period on Goals by Nick Backstrom & Eric Karlsson ! The Sabres lone Goal was by David Desharnais who then assisted on a Goal by Dion Phaneuf to tie game in 3rd! It looked like OT, but a Ryan Kesler elbow to Johan Franzen, who flopped like a dizzy Mule drew a penalty! The Sabres Alex Chiasson promptly gave Buffalo the lead at 3-2 & with time running out, Grubauer to the bench, Pavel Datsyuk shot- Rating,,,,SAVE Bobrovsky & the Sabres celebrate another victory in Dallas!
Phoenix- Rookie Goaltender Philipp Grubauer continues his “Good Luck” over the Coyotes with his 3rd Home Win over Phoenix this season, as Dallas Wins 6-3 & sweeps the Yotes at home for the year! Benoit Pouliot scored twice to lead the Offense, while “Mad Max” Pacioretty scored twice in the loss for Phoenix! Coach Hunter ” I had to stay with the Hot Hand in Philipp as he had already beaten them twice!”
Chicago- The Blackhawks John Tavares scored twice in the 1st period as Chicago just dominated the period with a 13-4 shot advantage! The blitz of rubber continued in period two as the Hawks again led the shot board 17-3 but Cory Schneider was keeping his team in game,despite the 30-7 shot count after two periods! Two minutes into period three & Brad Marchand made it a one-Goal game at 2-1! Still a 2-1 score, time running out, Schneider to the bench, Iginla’s shoots, it goes wide & the Hawks have it, last card, Lose-Puck Possible Breakaway …R J Umberger dekes ,backhand, upstairs, He Scores,the Stars have tied the game! No scoring in OT, to the Shootout! Tavares wide, Karlsson Scores! Couture save, Datsyuk save,Dubinsky Scores!, Pouliot Scores! Stars Win 3-2! Coach Hunter after the game “We stole one here, outplayed big time but Cory got it done”