Early OT Strike Gives Dallas Series Lead

Vegas Golden Knights v. Dallas Stars
Series Tied 1-1
Game 3

Game Recap

The Golden Knights look to continue riding their wave of momentum heading into Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, but the Stars will look to retake the series lead. In the first period both teams would trade powerplay opportunities, but no goals would come as a result that would see Vegas out shoot Dallas 12 to 4, and both teams combine for 41 hits in the first 20 minutes of the game. Before the end of the second period, Jamie Oleksiak would get one past Robin Lehner. Dallas would take a 1-0 lead heading into the third period. Vegas would get an early goal in the third period to tie up the game. Dallas would answer right back to regain the lead. Alex Tuch would tie the game up to send it to overtime. In overtime, Alexander Radulov would get the game winner to give the Stars a 2 to 1 series lead.

Lineups

Vegas Golden Knights:

Jonathan Marchessault — William Karlsson — Reilly Smith

Alex Tuch — Chandler Stephenson — Mark Stone

Max Pacioretty — Paul Stastny — Nicolas Roy

William Carrier — Tomas Nosek — Ryan Reaves

Alec Martinez — Shea Theodore

Brayden McNabb — Nate Schmidt

Nick Holden — Zach Whitecloud

Robin Lehner

Marc-Andre Fleury

Scratched: Patrick Brown, Dylan Coghlan, Nick Cousins, Oscar Dansk, Reid Duke, Deryk Engelland, Nicolas Hague, Keegan Kolesar, Peyton Krebs, Jon Merrill, Gage Quinney

Unfit to play: None

Dallas Stars:

 

First Period:

VGK Penalty – 11:33 – Max Pacioretty 2 minutes for Roughing

DAL Penalty – 18:43 – Jamie Oleksiak 2 minutes for Tripping

VGK – 0DAL – 0
Shots124
Hits2021
Faceoffs88
Powerplay0/10/1

Second Period:

No Penalties

DAL Goal – Jamie Oleksiak (4); Assists – Heiskanen, Comeau

VGK – 0DAL – 0
Shots1014
Hits920
Faceoffs810
Powerplay0/00/0

Third Period:

1:33 DAL Penalty – John Klingberg 2 minutes Delay of Game

2:32 DAL Penalty – Blake Comeau 2 minutes Hooking

VGK Goal – Shea Theodore (7); Assists – Stone, Marchessault

DAL Goal – Jamie Benn (6); Assists – Seguin, Hanley

VGK Goal – Alex Tuch (9); Assist – Karlsson

12:46 DAL Penalty – Alexander Radulov 2 Minutes Delaying Game

VGK – 0DAL – 0
Shots184
Hits1313
Faceoffs910
Powerplay1/30/0

Overtime:

DAL Goal – Alexander Radulov (8); Assists – Pavelski, Benn

VGK – 0DAL – 0
Shots01
Hits01
Faceoffs10
Powerplay0/00/0

3 Stars of the Game

Anton Khudobin

Alexander Radulov

Shea Theodore

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