Lehtonen, Seguin lead Stars over Penguins 4-3 in shootout

Tyler Seguin scored a determining shootout idea and Kari Lehtonen stopped all 3 Pittsburgh shooters in a tiebreaker in a Dallas Stars’ 4-3 feat over a Penguins on Friday night.

Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel, with 71 goals among them this season, unsuccessful to measure opposite Lehtonen. He won his fifth true game, and stretched Dallas’ winning strain to 5 games.

Shooting second, Seguin sent a shot off of Matthew Murray’s right side and into a net.

The Penguins tied it with 1:13 left in law on defenseman Justin Schultz’s idea from above a left faceoff circle.

Pittsburgh took a 2-0 lead in a initial duration on goals by Riley Sheahan and Carl Hagelin.

The Stars’ quip began when Seguin scored his sixth idea in 5 games during 17:57 of a initial period. John Klingberg and Dan Hamhuis scored early in a third duration to give Dallas a 3-2 lead.

Dallas remained fourth in a Central Division though pulled within 3 points of co-leaders Nashville and Winnipeg. Pittsburgh fell 5 points behind Metropolitan Division personality Washington.

Lehtonen finished with a season-high 34 saves.

Murray done 33 saves, including stops on breakaways by Jamie Benn and Alexander Radulov in overtime.

Benn assisted on all 3 goals in law for Dallas.

Sheahan scored during 9:07 of a initial period. He kick Dallas’ Jason Spezza to a lax puck, skated unmolested down a left side and slid a backhand between Lehtonen’s legs.

Dallas had a 4-on-3 energy play when Hagelin took a puck for a breakaway. Klingberg attempted to strech out to delayed Hagelin with his stick, though a Penguin kick Lehtonen anyway for Hagelin’s fourth career short-handed idea and a 2-0 lead during 10:54.

Neither group scored or had a chastisement in a second period.

Crosby missed a fantastic idea when he took a puck off a behind play and put it between his legs and behind him. Crosby flipped a puck over a crossbar.

On a restraining goal, Radulov upheld from behind a net to Klingberg during a tip of a right faceoff circle, and he sent a wrist shot past Murray.

NOTES: Aston-Reese assisted on Sheahan’s idea for his initial indicate in his third NHL game. … Stars rookie D Dillon Heatherington also had initial NHL indicate in his fifth game, aiding on Seguin’s goal. … Penguins D Jamie Oleksiak played opposite his former group for a initial time given Dallas traded him in December. … Stars C Martin Hanzal missed his 21st diversion this deteriorate after being strike in a left leg by a teammate’s shot during Thursday’s diversion during Chicago. … LW Conor Sheary returned to Pittsburgh’s lineup after blank 3 games.


Penguins: Complete a two-game outing Sunday during St. Louis.

Stars: Host Vancouver on Sunday.

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