Game Recap – 10/8/2019 – Dallas Stars v. Washington Capitals

Dallas Stars (0-3-0 0pts) v. Washington Capitals (2-0-1 5pts)

 

Game Recap:

Coming into tonight’s game the Washington Capitals look to get back to their winning ways as they host an injury depleted Dallas Stars team that is still looking for their first win of the season. The Capitals would also be getting back superstar forward Evgeny Kuznetsov, who would score the first goal of the game to give the Capitals the 1-0 lead a little under five minutes into the game. Both teams would trade powerplay opportunites, but neither team would capitalize thus keeping the Capitals 1-0 lead intact going into the first intermission

 

In the second period it would be the Stars responding early as Roope Hintz would score his fourth of the season two minutes into the period to tie the game at one a piece. However, after another failed powerplay opportunity the Capitals would regain the lead when John Carlson would get a knuckler through the seven hole on Bishop to give the Capitals the 2-1 lead. The Capitals would get a late powerplay, but were unable to capitalize before time expired in the period.

 

In the third period the Stars would dominate the Capitals during the first half of the period and would score as a result when Alexander Radulov would deflect an Esa Lindell shot past Braden Holtby to tie the game at two. Then about six minutes later Nick Caamano would push the puck past Holtby to give the Stars their first lead of the game at 3-2. With 30 seconds left in the period with Holtby pulled Nicklas Backstrom would tap in a loose puck in the crease to tie the game at three and send the game into overtime. However, 43 seconds into overtime the Stars would clinch their first victory of the 2019-20 season as Tyler Seguin would score to make it a 4-3 victory for the Stars.

 

Lineups:

Dallas Stars:

Jamie Benn – Tyler Seguin – Alexander Radulov

Mattias Janmark – Roope Hintz- Joe Pavelski

Andrew Cogliano – Radek Faksa – Joel L’Esperance

Nicholas – Caamano – Rhett Gardner – Justin Dowling

Esa Lindell – Miro Heiskanen

Andrej Sekara – John Klingberg

Jamie Oleksiak – Taylor Fedun

Ben Bishop

Anton Khudobin

Scratched: Joel Hanley, Denis Gurianov

Injured: Corey Perry (foot), Jason Dickinson (upper body), Blake Comeau (lower body), Roman Polak (upper body), Stephen Johns (headaches), Martin Hanzal (back)

 

Washington Capitals:

Alex Ovechkin – Nicklas Backstrom – Tom Wilson

Jakub Vrana – Lars Eller – TJ Oshie

Carl Hagelin – Evgeny Kuznetsov – Richard Panik

Brendan Leipsic – Chandler Stephenson – Garnet Hathaway

Jonas Siegenthaler – John Carlson

Dmitri Orlov – Nick Jensen

Radko Gudas – Tyler Lewington

Braden Holtby

Ilya Samsonov

Scratched: Nic Dowd

Injured: Michal Kempny (hamstring)

 

First Period:

WAS Goal – 4:49 – Evgeny Kuznetsov (1) from Jonas Siegenthaler (1)

WAS Penalty – 7:16 – Lars Eller 2 minutes for Tripping

DAL Penalty – 14:48 – Esa Lindell 2 minutes for Roughing

 

End of 1st

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Second Period:

DAL Goal – 1:59 – Roope Hintz (4) from Jamie Oleksiak (2)

DAL Penalty – 10:14 – Justin Dowling 2 minutes for Roughing

WAS Goal – 15:55 – John Carlson (1) from Alex Ovechkin (1) and Nicklas Backstrom (2)

DAL Penalty – 18:27 – John Klingberg 2 minutes for Tripping

 

End of 2nd

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Third Period:

WAS Penalty – 1:30 – Jonas Siegenthaler 2 minutes for Hooking

DAL Goal – 7:53 – Alexander Radulov (1) from Esa Lindell (1) and Mattias Janmark (3)

DAL Goal – 12:02 – Nick Caamano (1) from Andrew Cogliano (1) and Tyler Seguin (1)

WAS Penalty – 13:21 – Garnet Hathaway 2 minutes for Holding

DAL Penalty – 14:03 – John Klingberg 2 minutes for Holding

DAL Penalty – 14:27 – Tyler Seguin 2 minutes for Holding

WAS Penalty – 16:07 – Evgeny Kuznetsov 2 minutes for Interference

WAS Goal – 19:29 – Nicklas Backstrom (1) from Tom Wilson (1) and John Carlson (4)

 

End of 3rd

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Overtime:

DAL Goal – :43 – Tyler Seguin (2) from Alexander Radulov (1)

 

Final

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Next Up:

Washington (2-0-2 6pts) @ Nashville (1-1-0 2pts)

Dallas (1-3-0 2pts) v. Calgary (1-1-0 2pts)

 

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