Joe Pavelski’s OT tally beats Golden Knights, keeps Stars alive

Joe Pavelski scored a power-play aim at 3:18 of time beyond regulation to provide the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win towards the visiting Vegas Golden Knights in Sport 4 of the Western Convention finals on Thursday evening and hold the Stars alive within the best-of-seven collection

The Golden Knights maintain a 3-1 collection lead heading to Sport 5 in Las Vegas on Saturday

Dallas defenseman Brayden McNabb was within the penalty field together with his second high-sticking penalty of the sport when Pavelski scored with the one-timer from the left circle.

Jason Robertson scored two targets and Jake Oettinger made 37 saves for the Stars, who had been 0-4 in time beyond regulation within the 2023 playoffs

William Karlsson and Jonathan Marchessault scored and Adin Hill made 39 saves for Vegas, which had received 5 in a row.

Karlsson tipped in Reilly Smith’s shot off the push to provide the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead at 4:17 of the primary interval

Robertson scored on an influence play to tie it 1-1 at 15:42 of the interval. Robertson’s redirection went off Hill and caromed within the air. Hill tried to glove the puck, however Robertson knocked it away together with his blade after which batted the puck into the online from waist stage.

Hill had stopped 58 consecutive pictures courting again to the second interval of Sport 2.

Golden Knights ahead Jack Eichel was stopped on a breakaway with simply over 10 minutes left within the second interval, however Vegas scored 34 seconds later to take a 2-1 lead. McNabb was simply above the aim line when he centered the puck by the crease to Marchessault, who redirected it into the online at 10:23

Robertson, who took a career-high 11 pictures on aim, scored once more at 17:21 of the second interval to tie it 2-2.

Esa Lindell’s level shot was huge of the online, however the rebound banked off the tip boards to Robertson, and he backhanded the puck into the open facet of web.

Dallas performed with out staff captain Jamie Benn, who was suspended two video games for cross-checking Mark Stone within the face after the Vegas ahead fell on his again early in Sport 3.

The Stars additionally had been with out ahead Evgenii Dadonov, who sustained a lower-body harm early within the first interval of Sport 3

Benn and Dadonov had mixed for 21 factors (seven targets, 14 assists) within the 15 video games earlier than Sport 3.

–Area Degree Media