Minnesota vs Dallas Wrap - Dallas Wins 2-1
|Minnesota vs Dallas Wrap - Dallas Wins 2-1|
The Wild came up short Saturday against the Stars, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
The Stars were a -163 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Jamie Benn clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Stars. Mike Ribeiro scored for the Stars in the victory. Ribeiro opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 15:12 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Alex Goligoski and Stephane Robidas.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 33 of 34 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got a goal from Kyle Brodziak in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 25 of 26 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Dallas went 1-for-2, while the Wild were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Dallas 34-26 in the game.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Columbus.