Stars Stop Kings In Shooutout
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Loui Eriksson scored twice and then netted the deciding goal in a shootout to help the Dallas Stars rally for a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Eriksson tied the game 4-all on a power-play goal at 14:35 of the third period. He tried to center the puck in front of the net, and the Kings’ Willie Mitchell inadvertently knocked it in when he tried to clear it.
Eriksson, the Stars’ second shooter, pushed the puck over the goal line as goalie Jonathan Quick fell over. Trevor Lewis then failed to connect for the Kings.
Kari Lehtonen made 37 saves to earn his 150th NHL victory. Quick stopped 34 shots for the Kings.
Jack Johnson and Dustin Brown scored consecutive power-play goals to give the Kings a 4-3 lead in the third period.