NHL Game Summary - Ottawa at Dallas
(Wednesday, January 28th)
Final Score: Dallas 5, Ottawa 3
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Sergei Zubov and Scott Young scored late in the third period to lift Dallas over Ottawa, 5-3, at AmericanAirlines Center. David Oliver, Mike Modano and Pierre Turgeon also scored for the Stars, who scored four unanswered goals to pull out victory.
Zubov also had two assists for Dallas, which improved to 3-0-1 in its last four contests. Marty Turco made 21 saves for the win.
Martin Havlat had a goal and an assist for the Senators, who had their winning streak halted at three games. Wade Redden and Peter Schaefer also scored and Marian Hossa contributed a pair of helpers in a losing effort.
Patrick Lalime made 22 saves for Ottawa, but allowed the Stars to take the lead on a soft goal late in the contest.
With the game tied at 3-3, the Stars scored twice in a span of 1:14 to escape with the win. Zubov fired a shot from the neutral zone that Lalime got a piece of, but the puck rolled into the crease behind him. As Dallas' Bill Guerin raced in, an Ottawa defenseman inadvertently knocked the puck into the net trying to clear it away at 16:53 of the third period.
Young, who had just come out of the penalty box, moved in on a 2-on-1 break and beat Lalime short side with a shot from the left circle at 18:07.
Oliver scored his fourth goal of the season 3:23 into the contest to give the Stars a 1-0 lead, but Ottawa tallied three times in the second period to take the lead.
Havlat and Redden each scored a power-play early in the middle stanza to give the Senators a 2-1 lead. Schaefer gave Ottawa a 3-1 lead with a short-handed goal at 12:05.
Dallas scored twice in a span of 1:05 early in the third period to tie the contest. Modano's power-play goal cut the Senators' lead to 3-2 and Turgeon tied the game at 3:01 of the period.
Young, who returned after missing five games with a back injury, also had an assist...Senators defenseman Curtis Leschyshyn left the game with a laceration on his forehead early in the second period after being hit by Steve Ott...Ottawa finished 2-for-4 on the power play, while the Stars scored once in five chances with the extra skater.
01/28 23:42:01 ET