Stars Lose 7-4, Unable to Douse Flames

The Dallas Stars wrapped up their homestand and hosted the Calgary Flames for a Friday night hockey game. The Stars got off to a fast start but ended up losing 7-4 to the Flames at the American Airlines Center. Dallas fell to 12-5-2, while Calgary improved to 8-9-3.

Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger made 20 saves in a losing effort, while Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom made 24 saves for a win.

The Stars’ starting lineup featured Jani Hakanpää, Esa Lindell, Joe Pavelski, Roope Hintz, Jason Robertson, and Jake Oettinger. Oettinger started in back-to-back games.

The Stars wasted no time getting on the board first. Wyatt Johnston scored 1:13 into the first period by firing a wrist shot into the Flames’ net for a 1-0 lead. Jamie Benn and Evgenii Dadonov collected the assists on Johnston’s eighth of the season.

The Flames tied the game at one apiece. A.J. Greer scored on a backhand shot, tying the game 1-1 at 8:19 of the first period. Dillon Dube and Adam Ruzicka collected the assists on Greer’s third of the season.

The Stars regained the lead. Jason Robertson fired a wrist shot into the Flames’ net to give the Stars a 2-1 lead at 11:27 of the first period. Esa Lindell collected the lone assist on Robertson’s sixth of the season.

The Stars led the Flames 2-1 at the end of the first period. Dallas outshot Calgary 11-6 after 20 minutes.

The Flames opened the second period scoring early to tie the game at two apiece. Yegor Sharangovich unleashed a snapshot to even the score 2-2 just 43 seconds into the second period. Elias Lindholm and Andrew Mangiapane collected the assists on Sharangovich’s fifth of the season.

The Stars took back the lead. Wyatt Johnston fired a wrist shot into the Flames’ net to put the Stars up 3-2 at 4:44 of the second period. Jamie Benn and Evgenii Dadonov collected the assists on Johnston’s ninth of the season and second of the game.

The Stars capitalized on the man advantage to double their lead. Joe Pavelski fired a wrist shot into the Flames’ net on the power play to help the Stars to a 4-2 lead at 8:53 of the second period. Matt Duchene and Jason Robertson collected the assists on Pavelski’s ninth of the season.

The Flames made it a one-goal game. Adam Ruzicka fired a wrist shot into the Stars’ net to cut the Stars’ lead to 4-3 at 13:27 of the second period. Chris Tanev and A.J. Greer collected the assists on Ruzicka’s third of the season.

The Stars led the Flames 4-3 at the end of the second period. Calgary outshot Dallas 19-18 after 40 minutes.

The Flames refused to go away, tying the game at four apiece to open the third period. Blake Coleman scored on a backhand shot to tie the game 4-4 at 1:53 of the third. MacKenzie Weegar and Rasmus Andersson collected the assists on Coleman’s sixth of the season.

The Flames took a one-goal lead just 29 seconds later. Elias Lindholm unleashed a snapshot to help the Flames to a 5-4 lead at 2:22 of the third period. Yegor Sharangovich and Andrew Mangiapane collected the assists on Lindholm’s fifth of the season.

The Flames took a two-goal lead. Mikael Backlund unleashed a snapshot to make it a 6-4 game at 7:28 of the third period. Connor Zary and Blake Coleman collected the assists on Backlund’s third of the season.

The Flames sealed the third-period scoring. Nazem Kadri fired a wrist shot into the Stars’ empty net to extend the Flames’ lead to 7-4 at 18:21 of the third period. Yegor Sharangovich collected the lone assist on Kadri’s fourth of the season.

The Stars lost to the Flames 7-4 at the end of the third period. Dallas outshot Calgary 28-27 after a full 60 minutes.

Notes
Three Stars of the Game
1. Blake Coleman (2 points: 1 goal and one assist)
2. Wyatt Johnston (2 points: 2 goals)
3. Yegor Sharangovich (3 points: 1 goal and two assists)

Cheers to 250
With his first-period goal Friday night, Jason Robertson became the fastest Dallas Star to 250 points. Robertson scored 250 points in only 228 games.

Stars Tickets
If you’d like to win Stars tickets, you can download the Jackpocket app, tap the gold ticket, activate the Stars giveaway, and order lotto tickets for entries. The giveaway ends on Monday, November 27, at 10:59 p.m. Central. You must be 18 years or older to play. For more information, click here.

Open Ice: Creating Memories
The Dallas Stars Foundation’s impact has been seen in work through Stars players, such as Jake Oettinger and Jason Robertson, and all of the smiles shared with local families in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. “Open Ice: Creating Memories” premiered on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Central on the Stars’ YouTube channel.

Up Next
The Stars will start a two-game Canadian road trip at the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Central.

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