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NHL Game Summary - Dallas at Chicago



(Tuesday, December 3rd)

Final Score: Dallas 4, Chicago 3

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Antoine Roussel scored a penalty-shot goal in the third period and it was the game-winner as Dallas defeated Chicago, 4-3, at United Center.

Alex Chiasson, Valeri Nichushkin and Erik Cole all scored for the Stars, who snapped a six-game losing streak to Chicago.

"We got some lucky goals and some good bounces," said Roussel. "They played hard tonight, but we were able to get the two points."

Dallas also snapped a two-game losing streak thanks in large part to Kari Lehtonen, who turned away 47 shots in the win.

Nick Leddy, Patrick Sharp and Johnny Oduya all scored in the second period for Chicago, which had a six-game winning streak broken. Corey Crawford gave up all four goals on 18 shots.

Chicago had rallied from a 3-0 hole in the second period, but Roussel was awarded a penalty shot at 3:01 of the third when he was hooked by Niklas Hjalmarsson on a breakaway.

Skating in on the free shot, Roussel swung wide to the left before cutting to the front and lifting a backhander past Crawford for a 4-3 lead.

Lehtonen then did his part, stopping all 16 Chicago shots in the final frame to give his team the victory.

"We were able to get ourselves back into the game, but weren't able to finish it off," said Chicago head coach Joel Quenneville. "It was a dud to start, but it wasn't a total dud game for us."

Dallas got on the board at 13:47 of the first period when Cody Eakin brought the puck in down the middle and left it for Nichushkin, who wristed it home for his third of the season.

It was a 2-0 game with 1:10 to play in the first as Dallas scored on the power play. Alex Goligoski's slap shot from the high slot was tipped in by Chiasson in front of the net.

The Stars took a 3-0 lead at 3:07 of the second as Nichushkin centered the puck from the right side of the net and Cole chipped it in for his third of the year.

Chicago got one back at 9:39 as Sharp's blast from the right point on the power play cruised past Lehtonen.

At 16:09 of the second the Blackhawks made it a 3-2 game on Leddy's one-timer from the right circle, and the visitors tied the game 1:05 later on Oduya's blast from the left point.

Game Notes

Chicago was 1-for-5 on the power play while Dallas went 1-for-2 ... Both clubs return to the ice on Thursday as Chicago plays in Minnesota and Dallas plays at Toronto ... Patrick Kane had two assists for the Blackhawks.

12/04 01:25:17 ET

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2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
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2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
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y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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