San Jose at Dallas

Roussel's goal breaks tie, Stars beat Sharks 5-3

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DALLAS (AP) Antoine Roussel broke a third-period tie for the second time in three games, and the Dallas Stars beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Saturday.

The game-winners are the only goals this season for Roussel, who also had two assists against San Jose.

John Klingberg's shot from the right point hit Sharks goalie Alex Stalock's pads and Roussel's skate, and the puck trickled across the goal line with 6:23 to play.

Tyler Seguin added a power-play goal into an empty net.

Dallas has won eight of the last nine games, including three in a row at home by a 4-3 score. San Jose has lost five of six.

Patrick Sharp scored the first goal for the Stars, who didn't trail in the game. Vernon Fiddler had a goal and two assists. Jason Demers added a shorthanded goal and an assist.

For San Jose, Joe Pavelski and Joel Ward scored on the power play, and Matt Nieto had a short-handed goal.

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Scoreboard
San Jose (5-5-0)0303
Dallas  (8-2-0) «1225
Three Stars
A. Roussel
DAL


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 2
V. Fiddler
DAL


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 2
J. Demers
DAL


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 1

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Scoring Summary
1ST PERIOD
02:33 - Patrick Sharp (4), Wrist Shot. Assist: Demers, Seguin
2ND PERIOD
07:09Short - Jason Demers (3), Tip-In. Assist: Roussel, Fiddler
08:23Power Play - Joe Pavelski (5), Tip-In. Assist: Burns, Ward
09:56Short - Matt Nieto (2), Wrist Shot. Assist: Wingels
15:00 - Vernon Fiddler (1), Wrist Shot. Assist: Roussel
17:57Power Play - Joel Ward (6), Backhand Shot. Assist: Marleau, Thornton
3RD PERIOD
13:33 - Antoine Roussel (2), Tip-In. Assist: Klingberg, Fiddler
18:37Power Play - Tyler Seguin (5), Empty Net. Assist: Sharp, Klingberg
Penalty Summary
1ST PERIOD
13:41Hertl, 2 min, Too Many Men on the Ice(bench)
16:53Donskoi, 2 min, Interference
2ND PERIOD
04:23Benn, 2 min, Holding
06:57Goligoski, 2 min, Interference
09:06Braun, 2 min, Closing Hand on Puck
17:20Faksa, 2 min, Hooking
19:14Jokipakka, 2 min, Hooking
3RD PERIOD
18:11Burns, 2 min, Interference
18:45Tierney, 2 min, Holding
Shots On Goal
 123T
SJ991129
DAL106925
Goalies
GoalieMINSSGA
Alex Stalock59:22204
Antti Niemi60:00263
Game Information
Attendance - 18178
Referees - Dave Jackson, Kyle Rehman
Linesmen - Mike Cvik, Brian Murphy
 
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