Jake Oettinger, Stars hold off Ducks in shootout

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Jake Oettinger made 32 saves and stopped Adam Henrique to end a shootout and give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win against the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.

Nils Lundkvist and Roope Hintz scored in regulation for the Stars, who had lost their previous three games, all in overtime.

Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg and Henrique collected third-period goals to force overtime. John Gibson made 39 saves for the Ducks, who had won three in a row.

The Ducks scored their goals 1:26 apart in the third period to tie the score.

Silfverberg tipped in a point shot from Kevin Shattenkirk to cut the lead to 2-1 at 11:04.

Henrique scored on a wrist shot from the slot to tie it 2-2 at 12:30.

In the first period, Radek Faksa won the puck along the wall in the Anaheim zone and centered a pass to Lundkvist, who came down the right side and redirected the puck with a one-timer for a 1-0 lead at 8:08.

The Stars scored on a similar play to take a 2-0 lead at 7:35 of the second period.

Denis Gurianov won the puck along the wall in the Ducks’ zone and centered a pass from just above the goal line to Hintz on the opposite post. Hintz redirected the puck high in the net.

Gibson kept it a two-goal deficit when he laid out in the crease and used his glove to stop a backhand attempt by Mason Marchment at 12:38 of the second.

The save was similar to the one Gibson made in overtime of Anaheim’s previous game, a 2-1 win against the Arizona Coyotes on Jan. 28.

Anaheim also killed a two-minute, five-on-three power play that bridged the second and third periods.

Dallas captain Jamie Benn played in his 1,000th NHL game, all with the Stars.

Ducks forward Troy Terry, who represented Anaheim at the NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, sustained an upper-body injury in the first period and did not return.

–Field Level Media

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