Stars slip past Senators, 4-3 in shootout

Published on NewsOK Modified: November 3, 2013 at 10:18 pm •  Published: November 3, 2013
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OTTAWA (AP) — Jamie Benn scored the winner in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday.

The game had a number of twists and turns, but perhaps the most disconcerting for the Senators was the injury to goalie Craig Anderson.

With 1:32 gone in overtime, Anderson went down hard after being hit by Valeri Nichushkin. He was taken off the ice on a stretcher after he appeared to take a knee to the head.

Anderson faced 36 shots before Robin Lehner was forced into action.

Antoine Roussel, Ray Whitney and Nichushkin scored for the Stars (6-6-2). Kari Lehtonen had 33 saves.

Lehtonen stopped Milan Michalek, Jason Spezza and Bobby Ryan in the shootout.

Ryan, Erik Karlsson and Jason Spezza scored for the Senators (4-6-4), with Ryan tying it with 9.6 seconds remaining in regulation.