Tarasenko's SO goal gives Blues win over Stars | Monday, 09.16.2013 / 7:21 AM

Maxim Lapierre had a pair of goals and Vladimir Tarasenko had the lone shootout tally as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center Sunday.

Lapierre signed a two-year contract with the Blues in the summer after parts of three seasons with the Vancouver Canucks. Sebastien Wannstrom, Adam Cracknell and Ryan Reeves also scored for the Blues, and Jake Allen stopped 33 of 38 shots.

2013 first-round pick Valeri Nichushkin scored twice in his first competitive NHL game for the Stars. Tyler Seguin, the team's marquee offseason addition, had a goal and an assist while playing center on the top line with Erik Cole and Jamie Benn. Cole also had a goal and an assist.

Scoring Summary
1st Period
01:17DAL PPG - Erik Cole (1) Snap shot - ASST: Alex Chiasson (1), Tyler Seguin (1) 1 - 0 DAL
03:59DAL Kevin Connauton (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Cody Eakin (1) 2 - 0 DAL
08:48STL Maxim Lapierre (1) Deflected shot - ASST: Ryan Reaves (1), Ian Cole (1) 2 - 1 DAL
14:00STL PPG - Maxim Lapierre (2) Wrist shot - ASST: Sergey Andronov (1), Roman Polak (1) 2 - 2 Tie
2nd Period
05:53DAL PPG - Tyler Seguin (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Erik Cole (1), Shawn Horcoff (1) 3 - 2 DAL
13:32STL Sebastian Wannstrom (1) Wrist shot - ASST: NONE 3 - 3 Tie
19:32DAL Valeri Nichushkin (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Jamie Oleksiak (1), Luke Gazdic (1) 4 - 3 DAL
3rd Period
04:40STL Adam Cracknell (1) Deflected shot - ASST: Keith Aucoin (1), Jani Hakanpaa (1) 4 - 4 Tie
07:04DAL Valeri Nichushkin (2) Backhand shot - ASST: NONE 5 - 4 DAL
11:03STL Ryan Reaves (1) Deflected shot - ASST: Sergey Andronov (2) 5 - 5 Tie
OT Period
1DALJamie Benn - Missed
2STLVladimir Tarasenko - Goal
3DALTyler Seguin - Save
4STLKevin Shattenkirk - Save
5DALValeri Nichushkin - Save
Shootout Summary
RNDDallas StarsSt. Louis Blues
1Jamie BennVladimir Tarasenko
2Tyler SeguinKevin Shattenkirk
3Valeri Nichushkin
Three Stars of the Game
Maxim Lapierre
Maxim Lapierre
G: 2Shots: 3
A: 0Hits: 2
PTS: 2PIM: 0
+/-: 1TOI: 16:54
Valeri Nichushkin
Valeri Nichushkin
G: 2Shots: 9
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 2PIM: 0
+/-: 0TOI: 17:06
Tyler Seguin
Tyler Seguin
G: 1Shots: 2
A: 1Hits: 0
PTS: 2PIM: 2
+/-: -1TOI: 18:36
Penalty Summary
1st Period
00:19STL Patrik Berglund  Interference  - 2 min against  Antoine Roussel
10:57DAL Alex Chiasson  Tripping  - 2 min against  Patrik Berglund
13:28DAL Alex Chiasson  Delaying the game  - 2 min
2nd Period
02:07STL Ian Cole  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Antoine Roussel
02:07DAL Antoine Roussel  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Ian Cole
04:28STL Jani Hakanpaa  Holding  - 2 min against  Jamie Benn
14:07DAL Tyler Seguin  Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  Ian Cole
3rd Period
11:30DAL Vernon Fiddler  Holding  - 2 min against  Ryan Tesink
OT Period
04:26STL Sergey Andronov  Tripping  - 2 min against  Kevin Connauton
shots by period
Team Stats
Power Plays1/42/3
Faceoff Wins2938
Blocked Shots1317
Penalty Minutes1113
10K. AucoinC01-11014:00
19J. BouwmeesterD0012027:23
21P. BerglundC0001220:09
22K. ShattenkirkD0012026:45
28I. ColeD0111515:05
32C. PorterL00-12015:44
40M. LapierreC2013016:54
46R. PolakD01-13021:54
51J. HakanpaaD0111218:31
54Z. PochiroL0012012:42
56M. PaajarviL0004017:56
62J. EdmundsonD00-12020:22
70R. TesinkC0011012:54
73S. WannstromR1012012:28
75R. ReavesR1113013:39
79A. CracknellR10-12017:38
81S. AndronovR0212214:45
91V. TarasenkoR0001018:14
34J. Allen3338.86865:00
60F. Tremblay00.0000:00
4B. DillonD00-11021:27
5J. OleksiakD0112021:29
10S. HorcoffC01-10018:14
12A. ChiassonR0100415:10
14J. BennL00-13018:55
18C. MuellerC0001011:54
20C. EakinC0104018:18
21A. RousselL0000512:24
23K. ConnautonD1004021:01
24J. BennD0003021:16
25B. RitchieR0002010:50
33A. GoligoskiD0002023:46
38V. FiddlerC0002213:57
43V. NichushkinR2009017:06
52L. GazdicL0111011:01
58J. KlingbergD00-21019:11
72E. ColeL11-11019:20
91T. SeguinC11-12218:36
1J. Campbell1417.82434:19
30D. Ellis1618.88930:14