Dallas 4, Detroit 3

Thursday, November 7, 2013 7:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 8-6-1-1 3-1-1-1 5-5-0-0 W3
Detroit 9-5-2-1 3-2-2-1 6-3-0-0 L2


Stars 4, Red Wings 3 (OT): Rich Peverley scored 4:41 into overtime as visiting Dallas won its third straight contest.

With the shootout looming, Peverley gathered a pass from Valeri Nichushkin and fired a snap shot through traffic and past Jimmy Howard, sending Dallas to its first win in its last three meetings with Detroit. Cody Eakin's power-play goal with 1:10 remaining in the third period forced overtime, Shawn Horcoff and captain Jamie Benn also scored and Kari Lehtonen made 26 saves.

Pavel Datsyuk scored a highlight-reel goal and added an assist, Adam Almquist netted his first career tally and Todd Bertuzzi notched a goal and an assist for the Red Wings. Captain Henrik Zetterberg assisted on all three scores while Howard stopped 24 shots in defeat.

With Detroit ahead 2-0 on goals by Bertuzzi and Almqvist, Horcoff put the Stars on the board with 21 seconds remaining in the second period, flipping the puck over Howard's pads from in close. Benn drew Dallas even 4:08 into the third, gathering a turnover at his own blue line and finishing off a great individual effort with a backhand shot.

Datsyuk countered Benn's magic with some of his own at 11:34. Following extended pressure in the Dallas zone, Datsyuk wheeled through the slot before deking out Horcoff and whistling a shot past Lehtonen.

Zetterberg has 33 assists in 36 career games against the Stars. ... Horcoff's goal ended his six-game point drought. ... Detroit won 40-of-68 faceoffs while outhitting Dallas 21-12.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Detroit
Jamie Benn 1 Points Henrik Zetterberg 3
Jamie Benn 1 Goals Todd Bertuzzi 1
Alex Chiasson 1 Assists Henrik Zetterberg 3
Cody Eakin 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Kari Lehtonen .897 Save Percentage Jimmy Howard .857
Kari Lehtonen 26 Saves Jimmy Howard 24

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Dallas 28 4 1-2 0-0 0 28
Detroit 29 3 0-0 1-2 4 40

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play its next game at home against Tampa Bay. The Red Wings have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play its next game at home against Chicago. The Stars have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .625 after a loss.
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