Stars Fall to Golden Knights in a Shootout, 3-2

David Becker

The Dallas Stars hit the road for a brief, two-game trip on the West Coast.

First, the Stars visited the defending Stanley Cup champion Vegas Golden Knights for a Western Conference Final rematch on Tuesday, October 17. The Stars fell to the Golden Knights 3-2 at T-Mobile Arena. Dallas fell to 1-0-1, while Vegas remained undefeated at 4-0-0.

Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger made 32 saves in a losing effort, while Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill made 24 saves for a win.

Neither team scored in the first period, but Mason Marchment drew a late penalty for tripping Mark Stone. The scoreboard was scoreless after 20 minutes. Dallas outshot Vegas 9-7.

The 5-on-4 from Marchment’s late first-period penalty carried into the second period for 28 seconds. The 5-on-4 expired, and Craig Smith scored on a wrist shot for a 1-0 Stars lead 5:52 into the second. Tyler Seguin and Thomas Harley collected the assists on Smith’s first of the season.

The Golden Knights tied the game late in the second period. Kaeden Korczak scored on a wrist shot into the Stars’ net to tie the score 1-1 at 13:03 of the second. Brett Howden and William Karlsson collected the assists on Korczak’s game-tying goal.

The game was tied 1-1 through 40 minutes. Vegas outshot Dallas 19-18.

The 3-on-5 from Jamie Benn’s late penalty for fighting Nicolas Hague carried into the third period for 37 seconds. The 3-on-5 expired, and the Stars took the lead early in the third. Joe Pavelski scored on a wrist shot for a 2-1 Stars lead 2:50 into the third. Hintz collected the lone assist on Pavelski’s go-ahead goal.

The Golden Knights regained the lead late in the third period. William Karlsson scored a tip-in goal to tie the game 2-2 at 17:01 of the third. Kaedan Korczak and Mark Stone collected the assists on Karlsson’s game-tying goal. The game was tied 2-2 after 60 minutes.

The game went into overtime, but neither team scored. The game was tied 2-2 after overtime.

The game went into a shootout. For the Golden Knights, Shea Theodore and Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals. For the Stars, Matt Duchene scored the lone goal.

The Stars fell to the Golden Knights 3-2 in a shootout. The Three Stars of the Game are 1) Adin Hill, 2) Kaedan Korczak, and 3) Jonathan Marchessault — all Golden Knights players.

Stars’ starting lineup
Miro Heiskanen, Jason Robertson, Joe Pavelski, Roope Hintz, Ryan Suter, and Jake Oettinger.

Stars’ lineup
According to Stars head coach Pete DeBoer, Roope Hintz is officially in the Stars’ lineup.

Stars’ lines at the morning skate
Jason Robertson – Roope Hintz – Joe Pavelski
Jamie Benn – Wyatt Johnston – Evgenii Dadanov
Mason Marchment – Matt Duchene – Tyler Seguin
Craig Smith – Radek Faksa – Ty Dellandrea

Ryan Suter – Miro Heiskanen
Esa Lindell – Nils Lundkvist
Thomas Harley – Jani Hakanpää

Stars’ radio broadcast rights
The Stars announced a five-year radio broadcast rights extension with Sportsradio 96.7 FM and 1310 AM The Ticket on Friday, October 13. The extension will run through the 2028-29 NHL season.

Up Next
The Stars will take on the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, October 19, at 9:00 p.m. Central.

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