Quick Recap: Oilers 5, Stars 1
The Dallas Stars’ six-game winning streak against the Edmonton Oilers came to an end Thursday night as the Oilers routed the Stars 5-1 at American Airlines Center. Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 of 34 shots for his first ever win against the Stars. Dallas goaltender Kari Lehtonen, returning after missing five games with a groin injury, stopped 33 of 38 shots. Jaromir Jagr scored the lone goal for the Stars, who dropped to 10-9-2 on the season.
Goals for/Goals against
Thursday’s game marked the sixth time in the last eight games that the Stars have given up four or more goals. The Stars have allowed 33 goals over those eight games (4.13 per game). The Stars’ streak of scoring three goals or more in a game ended at eleven.
First time in long time for Oilers
The Oilers won a game in regulation in Dallas for the first time since December 8, 2006. The Oilers won the 2006 game, 2-0, behind a 22-save shutout from Dwayne Roloson. The Oilers also snapped a six-game losing streak against Dallas with Thursday night’s victory.
Erik Cole debut