Stars Hold on for 4-3 Win Over Flames in Calgary

The Dallas Stars began their three-game Canadian road trip with an away game against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. The Stars held on to beat the Flames 4-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome. Dallas improved to 6-1-1, while Calgary fell to 2-7-1.

The Stars’ starting lineup featured Miro Heiskanen, Tyler Seguin, Ryan Suter, Matt Duchene, Mason Marchment, and Jake Oettinger. Oettinger made 43 saves for a hard-fought victory. Meanwhile, Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves in a losing effort.

The first period was a back-and-forth affair between the two Western Conference teams.

The Flames got on the board first. Connor Zary scored his first goal of the season off a wrist shot for a 1-0 lead 5:28 into the first period. Chris Tanev and Nazem Kadri collected the assists on Zary’s goal.

Stars captain Jamie Benn tied the game 1-1 with 54 seconds left in the first period. Roope Hintz and Esa Lindell collected the assists on Benn’s third of the season.

The scoreboard was tied 1-1 after 20 minutes. Calgary edged Dallas in shots on goal, 12-11.

The second period was a high-scoring contest.

The Flames regained the lead. Andrew Mangiapane scored his fourth goal of the season off a wrist shot 1:57 into the second period. MacKenzie Weegar and Elias Lindholm collected the assists on Mangiapane’s goal.

But the Flames’ lead was short-lived as the Stars responded with two goals. Jason Robertson scored his second goal of the season off a wrist shot to tie the game 2-2 at 4:35 of the second period. Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski collected the assists on Robertson’s goal. Evgenii Dadonov followed up with a wrist shot of his own to give the Stars a 3-2 lead at the 10:07 mark. Nils Lundkvist and Jamie Benn got the assists on Dadonov’s third of the season. Mason Marchment sealed the second period by scoring with a wrist shot to help the Stars to a 4-2 lead with 12 seconds left on the clock. Matt Duchene and Tyler Seguin picked up the assists on Marchment’s second of the season.

The Stars led the Flames 4-2 after 40 minutes. Dallas edged Calgary in shots on goal, 25-24.

The third period was anyone’s game.

The Flames made it a one-goal game to open the third-period scoring. MacKenzie Weegar scored off a wrist shot on the power play to cut the Stars’ lead to 4-3 at 2:20 of the third period. Nazem Kadri and Elias Lindholm collected the assists on Weegar’s power-play goal, his second of the season.

But that was all she wrote as the Stars held on to beat the Flames 4-3. Calgary outshot Dallas 46-30 after a full 60 minutes.

Notes
Three Stars of the Game
1. Jake Oettinger (3.00 GAA and a .935 SV%)
2. Connor Zary (1 point: 1 goal)
3. Nazem Kadri (2 points: 2 assists)

Injury Report
Radek Faksa was out Wednesday with an upper-body injury.

Hello, November!
The Stars released their November schedule calendar wallpapers on Wednesday. Download them here.

Up Next
The Stars will take on the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Central.

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