10/14/14: Dallas Stars 4 Columbus Blue Jackets 2

1st Stars Goal (Seguin), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    B. Dillon – pinches down the right side boards in the Blue Jackets zone to get a puck that was shot wide and tries to center it
    C. Sceviour – gets the puck at the bottom of the right faceoff circle and passes it up to Ja. Benn at the top of the right faceoff circle
    Ja. Benn – passes the puck to Seguin in front of the left side of the net
    T. Seguin – redirects the pass past Bobrovsky’s right pad
  • Columbus Faults
    A. Anisimov – is slow to get out to Ja. Benn above the faceoff circle, which gives Ja. Benn time to find Seguin
    J. Johnson – doesn’t keep his stick on the ice, allowing the pass to go under it and to Seguin’s stick

2nd Stars Goal (Benn), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    Ja. Benn – steals a puck along the right side boards in the Columbus zone from Hartnell, turns to try to shoot it, but has it blocked by Hartnell, then gets the loose puck, skates through stick checks from both Hartnell and Anisimov, gets past Hartnell diving for a poke check, takes the puck to the slot, and finally fires a wrist shot over Bobrovsky’s glove
    T. Seguin – stays in shooting position to the right of the slot as Ja. Benn skates towards the net, which keeps Savard watching the passing lane in between them instead of stepping up on Ja. Benn
  • Columbus Faults
    S. Hartnell – loses a puck along the boards in the Blue Jackets zone to Ja. Benn, then loses a battle for it after blocking his first shooting attempt
    A. Anisimov – loses a battle for the puck along with Hartnell as Benn skates through multiple stick checks and then loses positioning on him

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1st Blue Jackets Goal (Johansen), Even

  • Columbus Contributions
    J. Johnson – gets the puck at his own blue line and passes it up to Atkinson entering the right side of the Stars zone
    C. Atkinson – skates towards the right side boards and then passes the puck Johansen skating a foot to his left
    R. Johansen – carries the puck to the top of the right faceoff circle and fires a wrist shot past Lehtonen’s blocker
  • Dallas Faults
    P. Eaves – has Johansen in the neutral zone and then just loses him going back into the Stars zone, letting him get the pass from Atkinson and get the shot off

2nd Blue Jackets Goal (Johansen), Powerplay

  • Columbus Contributions
    D. Savard – gets the puck behind his own net, skates it up through the neutral zone, and passes it to Johnson entering the Stars zone along the right side boards
    J. Johnson – skates down to the right corner, pulls up, stops halfway up the boards, and passes the puck down to Foligno next to the net below the goal line
    N. Foligno – quickly turns the net and tries to jam the puck past Lehtonen, who makes a save with the puck still sitting in front of his pads
    R. Johansen – crashes the net and knocks the puck in past Lehtonen’s right pad before he can cover it
  • Dallas Faults
    T. Daley – in the penalty box for hooking

3rd Stars Goal (Seguin), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    A. Goligoski – gets the puck at the left point of the Blue Jackets zone after a five-player scrum along the boards knocks the puck back to him, then he passes it to the middle of the blue line for Ja. Benn
    Ja. Benn – winds up and takes a slapshot towards the net
    T. Seguin – deflects Ja. Benn’s shot past Bobrovsky’s glove
  • Columbus Faults
    A. Anisimov – follows Seguin to the net after the scrum despite both defensemen being there, which leaves Ja. Benn alone at the top of the zone with no pressure

4th Stars Goal (Seguin), Even

  • Dallas Contributions
    A. Goligoski – gets to a loose puck in the corner of the Stars zone and moves it up the boards for Ja. Benn
    Ja. Benn – carries the puck to the Stars blue line and then pushes it ahead for Eakin entering the Blue Jackets zone
    C. Eakin – centers the puck for Seguin in the high slot
    T. Seguin – shoots the puck into an empty net
  • Columbus Faults
    None – everyone was in the right place for the empty netter

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