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Stars vs Sharks Final: 5-4 - Recap

Stars vs Sharks Final: 5-4 - Recap

The Sharks came up short Sunday against the Stars, falling 5-4 in a shootout.

Dallas won as a +180 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

The win was clinched by Jamie Benn, who beat Antti Niemi in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Dallas. Dallas got goals from Alex Chiasson (2), Eric Nystrom, and Loui Eriksson in the victory. Nystrom opened the scoring at 3:41 of the second period.

Kari Lehtonen turned in a 32-save effort for the Stars.

San Jose got goals from Brent Burns, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, T.J. Galiardi, and Tommy Wingels in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Antti Niemi stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 36-34.

Dallas heads into a battle against the Kings. San Jose, meanwhile, will have their next action against Columbus.