Glendale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Antoine Roussel scored the winner early in
the third period as the Dallas Stars took a 3-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes
Ryan Garbutt had a goal and an assist and Shawn Horcoff scored the other goal
for the Stars, who have won their past two. Kari Lehtonen made 27 stops
Antoine Vermette scored the only goal of the game for the Coyotes, who had won
two of three coming in. Mike Smith allowed two goals on 39 shots in the loss.
In the third with the score tied, Garbutt sent a pass from the right wing on
the fly. It missed its intended target, but found Roussel and he wristed it
home at 3:25.
Garbutt then sealed the win with an empty-netter in the final minute as
Lehtonen made 10 saves in the final frame.
The first goal went to Phoenix, as Vermette took the puck in the neutral zone
off a turnover, and on a partial break he slipped a backhand in at 9:18 of the
Dallas tied the game on the power play at 12:32 of the second as Tyler Seguin
sent a pass from the left side to the front where Horcoff backhanded the puck
Dallas plays in San Jose on Wednesday ... Phoenix hosts Chicago on Friday ...
This was the first meeting of the season ... Dallas went 1-for-4 on the power
play while Phoenix was 0-for-2.
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