Stars vs Penguins Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Stars vs Penguins Final: 5-2 - Recap|
Loui Eriksson scored twice to lead the Stars over Pittsburgh 5-2 on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.
The Stars were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Loui Eriksson (2), Stephane Robidas, Brad Richards, and Steve Ott each scored for the Stars in the victory. Robidas opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 3:51 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brenden Morrow and Jamie Benn.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 21-save effort for the Stars.
Matt Cooke and Tyler Kennedy scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Pittsburgh got a 24-stop effort from Brent Johnson in the loss.
On the power play, Dallas went 0-for-5, while the Penguins were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 29-23.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Anaheim.