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Dallas vs San Jose Wrap - Dallas Wins 3-2

Dallas needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over San Jose on Monday in NHL action at HP Pavilion.

Dallas was an underdog by +185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

The win was clinched by Brad Richards, who beat Antti Niemi in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Dallas. Dallas got goals from Mike Ribeiro and Jamie Benn in the victory. Benn opened the scoring at 6:17 of the first period.

Andrew Raycroft turned in a 31-save effort for the Stars.

San Jose got goals from Ryane Clowe and Derek Joslin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Antti Niemi stopped 29 of 31 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Dallas scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 33-31.

Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Nashville.