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Jason Robertson scores in OT, Stars beat Flames 6-5

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jason Robertson scored his second purpose of the sport at 4:47 of time beyond regulation to provide the Dallas Stars a 6-5 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday evening.

Robertson minimize throughout the crease and lifted a backhander over goalie Jacob Markstrom in time beyond regulation.

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“You give Robertson an inch, he takes it and he scores,” Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson mentioned.

Robertson has 41 objectives to develop into the primary participant with consecutive 40-goal seasons for the reason that franchise moved from Minnesota to Dallas for the 1993-94 season. He’s the third in staff historical past, becoming a member of Dino Ciccarelli (three in a row in 1985-86, 1986-87 and 1987-88) and Dave Gagner (1989-90, 1990-91).

“They put me on the market to attempt to produce,” Robertson mentioned. “A whole lot of guys on this staff are having incredible seasons. It type of bleeds into my sport. That success interprets from our staff to people.

“We’re doing rather well within the standings proper now. We wish to preserve it that means. However that certain helps a man like me to attain that milestone.”

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Joe Pavelski, Radek Faksa, Wyatt Johnston and Jani Hakanpaa additionally scored to assist Central-leading Dallas snap a two-game dropping streak and finish a six-game journey with 4 victories. Jake Oettinger made 33 saves.

Elias Lindholm, MacKenzie Weegar, Blake Coleman, Nick Ritchie and Andersson scored for Calgary. Markstrom stopped 20 photographs. The Flames are 4 factors behind Winnipeg for the Western Convention’s final wild-card playoff spot.

“We did a superb job climbing again within the sport,” Weegar mentioned. “Battling all the way down to the final minute, going into OT, it comes down to at least one play and we’ve bought to start out making that play.”

Robertson tied it at 4 with 1:50 left within the second interval. Andersson gave Calgary the lead at 9:53 of the third interval, and Hakanpaa tied it with 7:51 left.

“We had two losses to this staff in our barn,” Robertson mentioned. “One particularly we’d actually like to get again. It feels good to get one of their constructing and get the 2 factors.”

NOTES: With 88 factors, Robertson is closing in on Mike Modano’s Dallas file of 93 factors set in 1993-94. Bobby Smith set the franchise file with 114 in Minnesota in 1981‑82. … Dallas opened its journey with a victory in Buffalo and took two in Seattle. The Stars then misplaced in Vancouver and Edmonton. … Dallas ended a four-game skid in opposition to Calgary. … The Flames have been coming off a 7-2 win Thursday evening at Vegas, their first highway victory over the Golden Knights.

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Stars: Host Seattle on Tuesday evening.

Flames: At Los Angeles on Monday evening.


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