Phoenix vs Dallas Recap - Stars Win 2-1
|Phoenix vs Dallas Recap - Stars Win 2-1|
It came down to a shootout and Kari Lehtonen foiled the opposition in a 2-1 victory for Dallas over Phoenix Monday.
The Stars were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Mike Ribeiro, who beat Mike Smith in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Dallas. Loui Eriksson scored for the Stars in the victory. Eriksson opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 19:32 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Sheldon Souray and Steve Ott.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 40 of 41 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Phoenix got a goal from Radim Vrbata in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Mike Smith stopped 24 of 25 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Dallas scored 0 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 1-for-7 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 41-25.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Coyotes will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.