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Quick Recap: Stars 5, Sharks 4 (SO)

Sunday, 04.07.2013 / 7:15 PM / News
By Mark Stepneski

The Dallas Stars rallied from 2-0 and 4-2 deficits to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-4 in a shootout Sunday afternoon in San Jose. The win was the second straight for the Stars, who pulled to within four points of eighth place in the Western Conference. Alex Chiasson scored two goals and Eric Nystrom and Loui Eriksson also scored. Jamie Benn had two assists and the lone goal in the shootout. Kari Lehtonen stopped 32 of 36 shots in regulation and overtime, and was 3-3 in the shootout.

Stars show some resiliency

The Stars were down 4-2 entering the third period, but goals from Alex Chiasson and Loui Eriksson tied the game and forced extra time, allowing the Stars to win in the shootout. It was just the second time this season that the Stars have rallied to win a game when trailing after two periods. The Stars are now 2-12-0 when trailing after 40 minutes this season. The Stars also won for just the fourth time in 17 games when surrendering the first goal of the game. They are now 4-12-1 when their opponent scores first.

Chiasson scores two more

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 3 2 1 0 3
C. Sceviour 3 1 2 1 3
R. Garbutt 3 2 0 2 2
A. Chiasson 3 1 1 -3 2
T. Seguin 3 1 1 2 2
V. Nichushkin 3 1 1 1 2
S. Horcoff 3 0 2 2 2
T. Daley 3 0 2 1 2
A. Roussel 3 0 2 2 2
C. Eakin 3 0 2 0 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 1 2 0 .923 2.37
 
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