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Stars-Devils notes: Loui Eriksson delivers

10/8/2010

Game summary: Dallas Stars 4, New Jersey Devils 3 (OT)

Loui Eriksson’s goal at 1:36 of overtime gave the Dallas Stars a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. Eriksson scored two goals for the Stars, who overcame 2-0 and 3-2 deficits in the game. Brenden Morrow and Brad Richards also scored for the Stars. James Neal had two assists. Kari Lehtonen stopped 27 of 30 shots.

Notes

  • The win was the Stars’ first during the regular season in New Jersey since March 15, 2000

  • New Jersey outshot the Stars 30-28 in the game

  • The Stars won 24 of 39 faceoffs (62 percent)

  • Mike Ribeiro won eight of 12 draws, Brad Richards won 6 of 10 and Jamie Benn won 4 of 5

  • The Stars were 0-1 on the power play and 0-1 on the penalty kill in the game.

  • Brad Richards was a plus-3 on the night

  • Loui Eriksson, Matt Niskanen and Karlis Skrastins were all a plus-3 in the game

  • Jamie Benn led Dallas with five shots on goal. Adam Burish was next with 4

  • The Stars took three minor penalties in the game, all of them assessed to Steve Ott

Stars lineup

Neal-Richards-Eriksson

Morrow-Ribeiro-Burish

Wandell-Benn-Ott

Sutherby-Petersen-Segal

Grossman-Robidas

Fistric-Daley

Skrastins-Niskanen

Lehtonen

Raycroft (backup)

Scratches: Barch, Brunnstrom, Woywitka

Injured: None

Power play units

Morrow-Ribeiro-Eriksson

Richards-Niskanen

Neal-Benn-Ott

Richards-Daley/Robidas

Penalty Kill Units

Petersen-Eriksson-Skrastins-Robidas

Benn-Wandell-Grossman-Daley

Neal-Richards-Grossman-Daley