Dallas 3, Los Angeles 2

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Los Angeles 11-7-2-2 6-5-0-1 5-2-2-1 L1
Dallas 13-8-0-0 8-3-0-0 5-5-0-0 W2


Steve Ott scored at 2:41 of overtime to propel the Dallas Stars to a thrilling 3-2 home victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.

After Mike Ribeiro kept the play alive despite taking a big hit from Jack Johnson, Stars blue-liner Stephane Robidas picked up the puck and fed Ott, whose shot eluded Kings netminder Jonathan Quick to the delight of more than 11,000 fans at the American Airlines Center.

Jamie Benn and Loui Eriksson scored in regulation for Dallas, which has won two straight following a five-game losing skid.

Kevin Westgarth scored his first NHL goal and Mike Richards added his eighth in 10 games as the Kings fell to Dallas for the first time in five encounters.

Trailing 2-1 despite dominating play in the third period, the Stars stunned the visitors by tying the score with 20.3 seconds remaining. Just as a slashing penalty to the Kings' Ethan Moreau was expiring, Eriksson converted a Benn pass for his 10th goal of the campaign.

The Kings opened the scoring at 4:53 of the second period. Captain Dustin Brown centered the puck to a wide-open Richards, whose wrist shot slid between the legs of Dallas netminder Kari Lehtonen and crawled across the goal line.

Westgarth doubled the lead just 36 seconds later, jumping on a Stars turnover and slapping the puck high past Lehtonen on the glove side.

Benn broke the Dallas goose-egg just past the two-minute mark of the third, waiting out a sprawling Quick before firing the puck overtop of the Kings netminder.

Top Game Performances

Los Angeles   Dallas
Mike Richards 1 Points Jamie Benn 2
Mike Richards 1 Goals Jamie Benn 1
Dustin Brown 1 Assists Jamie Benn 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jonathan Quick .921 Save Percentage Kari Lehtonen .917
Jonathan Quick 35 Saves Kari Lehtonen 22

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Los Angeles 24 2 0-3 3-3 6 29
Dallas 38 3 0-3 3-3 6 23

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play its next game at home against Toronto. The Stars have a W/L % of .692 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Los Angeles will play its next game at home against Chicago. The Kings have a W/L % of .455 after a win and .545 after a loss.
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