Bryzgalov departs, but Oilers top Stars in SO
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Eberle and David Perron tallied shootout goals to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars from American Airlines Center.
Following Jamie Benn's miss on the opening attempt, Eberle skated in and snuck a forehand between the pad of Kari Lehtonen and the post for the early advantage. Rich Peverley then scored for the Stars, but Perron lifted the puck just below the crossbar for the eventual game-winner on Edmonton's next try. Alex Chiasson had a chance to extend the shootout, but lost the puck as he skated in.
Ales Hemsky and Andrew Ference scored in regulation for the Oilers, who overcame the loss of netminder Ilya Bryzgalov in the victory. Bryzgalov stopped 28-of-29 shots before leaving the game with an undisclosed injury late in the second period. Devan Dubnyk took his place between the pipes and made 15 saves.
Ryan Garbutt netted both Dallas goals, as the Stars fell in a shootout for the second consecutive tilt. Lehtonen made 30 saves in defeat.
12/01 21:01:43 ET