Pittsburgh Skates Past Dallas 4-3 - Recap
Pittsburgh earned a 4-3 victory over Dallas on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at American Airlines Center.
Pittsburgh won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Pascal Dupuis, who beat Kari Lehtonen in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh got goals from Steve Sullivan, Craig Adams, and Chris Kunitz in the victory. Sullivan opened the scoring at 18:53 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 30-save effort for the Penguins.
Dallas got goals from Sheldon Souray, Michael Ryder, and Jamie Benn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-5, while the Stars were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Dallas outshot Pittsburgh 33-29 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.