The Stars Score 4 in Third, Rally Past Coyotes


The Stars Score 4 in Third, Rally Past Coyotes

On Sunday night, Roope Hintz scored the go-ahead goal late in four-goal of Dallas in the third period, and the Stars rallied past the Arizona Coyotes 4-2. Meanwhile, Hintz’s team who led 13th goal of the season made it 3-2 with 4:09 left to play. With an empty-netter with 1:36 remaining, Mattias Janmark sealed the Stars’ second straight win. In addition, Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist,  Anton Khudobin stopped 33 shots, and Alexander Radulov also scored for the Stars.


Taylor Hall gained his first goal at home for his new team this season less after being acquired from New Jersey on Dec 16. Conor Garland also had a goal and assist for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost 3 straight in regulation for the first time in this season.


After Hall delivered a hit on Dallas defenseman Jamie Oleksiak in the right corner to get the Coyotes on the scoreboard at 8:42 of the first, Hall stuffed in a bouncing puck that was knocked down by Garland. After taking a hit from Hall, Janmark left briefly and his left knee appeared to collide with Hall as Hall turned his hip. Janmark was also helped off the ice and taken to the dressing room, then he sat out the final 3:52 of the period before returning in the second.


After Nick Schmaltz fed a loose puck to him with 1:58 to go in the openng period, Garland made it 2-0 with a wrist shot high into the net from the side. In the end, Garland raised his team-leading goal total to 13 and Schmaltz got his 25th assist of the season.


In the first period, the Coyotes outshot the Stars with 22-5.


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