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Robertson scores a hat trick in overtime as the Stars defeat the Jets

As the Stars beat the Jets in overtime, Robertson completes his hat trick.

Key Takeaways:

  • On Friday, the Dallas Stars defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 in overtime. Late in overtime, Jason Robertson scored his 3rd goal of the game.
  • Gurianov’s screened shot from the point beat Hellebuyck with 4:32 left in the third period to tie the game 3-3 for Dallas.
  • Connor pounced on an Evgeny Svechnikov rebound at the 1:21 mark and deflected the puck past Holtby off a Dallas defenseman.

On Friday, the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 in overtime. Jason Robertson scored his third goal of the game late in overtime.

The Stars’ other goal came late in the third period when Denis Gurianov tied the game (31-20-3).

In net, Braden Holtby made 39 saves to earn the victory.

The Jets (24-21-10) got two goals from Paul Stastny and Kyle Connor.

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For Winnipeg, goalkeeper Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves.

With 4:32 left in the 3rd period, Gurianov’s screened shot from the point beat Hellebuyck to tie the game 3-3 for Dallas. Jamie Benn and Ryan Suter of the defense helped out.

At 12:19 of the third period, Stastny converted a pass from Blake Wheeler from behind the net to give the Jets a 3-2 lead.

Early in the 3rd period, Winnipeg tied the game 2-2.

At the 1:21 mark, Connor pounced on an Evgeny Svechnikov rebound and deflected the puck past Holtby off a Dallas defenseman. Pierre-Luc Dubois, a forward, also contributed.

As the Stars beat the Jets in overtime, Robertson completes his hat trick.
As the Stars beat the Jets in overtime, Robertson completes his hat trick. Image from Sportsnet

In the third period, the Stars had a 2-1 lead. The Stars had a two-on-one after forward Nikolaj Ehlers fell within the Dallas blue line. At 19:09 of the second period, Robertson converted a backhand shot after receiving a pass from defenceman Thomas Harley.

On a second-period power play, Stastny tied the game at 1-1. With Stars forward Riley Tufte off for slashing at 13:23, he converted a beautiful pass from Andrew Copp. Ehlers also lent a hand.

At 5:23 of the first period, the Stars scored their first goal. Robertson took a pass from Suter at the point, deked Hellebuyck to the ice, as well as slid a backhand into an empty net. Joe Pavelski, a forward, also helped out.

The game was Winnipeg’s second four-game homestand, with the New York Rangers visiting on Sunday.

On Sunday, the Stars will face the Wild in Minnesota.

Source: CBC News

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