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

Joe Pavelski scored a power play goal at 3:18 of overtime Dallas Stars He won 3-2 against the visiting team Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night and hold the Stars lives in the best of seven series

THE Golden Knights leads 3-1 in series heading into Saturday’s Game 5 in Las Vegas

Dallas defenseman Brayden McNabb was in the box with his second major penalty of the game when Pavelski scored from the left circle.

Jason Robertson had two goals and Jake Oettinger made 37 saves Starswho went 0-4 in overtime in the 2023 playoffs

William Karlsson and Jonathan Marchessault scored and Adin Hill made 39 saves for Vegas, which has won five straight.

Karlsson tipped Reilly Smith’s shot after the rush Golden Knights 1-0 lead at 4:17 of the first period

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Robertson scored on the power play to tie the game 1-1 at 15:42 of the period. Robertson’s redirection came off Hill and was staked in the air. Hill tried to glove the puck, but Robertson knocked it away with his blade, then slammed the puck into the net from waist height.

Hill stopped 58 consecutive shots from the second period of Game 2.

Golden Knights Forward Jack Eichel was stopped just over 10 minutes into the second period, but Vegas scored 34 seconds later to take a 2-1 lead. McNabb was just over the goal line when he fed the puck through the crease to Marchessault, who headed it into the net at 10:23.

Robertson, who scored a career-high 11 shots on goal, scored again at 17:21 of the second period, making the score 2-2.

Esa Lindell’s shot went wide of the goal, but the rebound bounced off the backboard in front of Robertson, who slammed the puck into the net.

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Dallas played without captain Jamie Benn, who was suspended for two games for a cross on Mark Stone after the Vegas forward fell on his back early in Game 3.

THE Stars forward Yevgeny Dadonov, who suffered a lower body injury at the beginning of the first third of the 3rd game, was also left without.

Benn and Dadonov combined for 21 points (seven goals, 14 assists) in 15 games before Game 3.

— Field Level Media