NEW YORK I- The Islanders jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game! Coach Dale HunterMan facepalming called timeout! He barked at Cory Schneider “Look, We dressed Mrazek as the back-up & I dont really want to see him play, You gotta settle down”. The Stars responded by Scoring three times in less than 3 minutes(Hoffman 1-6,Point1-9,Silfverberg 1-11) to tie game at 3 after 20 minutes! It was all Dallas from there, as two more numbers (Point 1-12 & Atkinson 1-13)would fly by Dubynk ! Devan finally let in a rating(Marchand)& he headed for the showers in the 3rd period! Rookie Brayden Point had 2 Goals in the 7-4 Final!
SAN JOSE- The Sharks & Stars traded PP Goals in the 2nd period(Kesler & Seguin), as it was 1-1 into the 3rd! Brad Marchand(1-18) gives Dallas a short-lived lead, as P. K. Subban gets his 1st of the season less than a minute later ! It stays tied at two till the buzzer sounds & its off to Overtime we go! Ryan Kesler wins the draw & starts a Breakaway, it’s Jake Muzzin & he rolls 11(1-13) Top Shelf! Jake gets his 1st of the season & its an OT Winner! Woo!
NEW JERSEY- With Nick Backstrom in the box, the Devil’s Smiling face with horns Jonathan Huberdeau gives New Jersey a 1-0 lead. Backstrom takes another penalty,which was followed by a Penalty to James Reimer & the Devil’s had a 5 on 3 Power-Play! The Stars Penalty-Kill fights that off & Mike Hoffman scores to tie game at one thru 20 minutes! The soon to be Hall of Famer Jaromir Jagr scores the only Goal in the 2nd period! Jacob Silfverberg ties it at two seven minutes into the 3rd, then with just two minutes left, Ryan Kesler sends the crowd into a frenzy, as he Scores the Game-Winner in a 3-2 Final, giving Dallas their 4th straight Home Win!
WINNIPEG- In a close game into the 3rd with Dallas leading 3-1, the Jets momentum was halted when they took their 1st penalty(Bouwmeester)with just 5 minutes left! Viktor Arvidsson, who had scored in both the 1st & 2nd periods, brought down the house & plenty of Hats , as he slammed home his 3rd of the contest in a 4-1 Final! Jets Goalie Mike Smith broke his stick over the crossbar as he left the ice!
COLORADO- The Avalanche put an end Sob to the Star’s 5-game Home Winning streak by rocking Dallas 3-2! By Rocking, I mean Whacking & Smacking the Stars around the ice! Colorado had 13 Hits in the game, led by youngster Brady Skjei, who had 3 of the 13 intimadations! Marcus Johansson broke up a 2-2 game in the 3rd as he got the Winner, while #1 Overall Rookie Pick Austin Matthews got two assists & was named #1 Star(It wont be the last time he takes that post-game skate) Coach Dale Hunter was livid with the Zebra’s, saying “A few of those hits were borderline Boarding or Charging & those guys(refs)had their eyes closed”.