Rangers allowed five goals in the third period in an ugly 6-3 loss to Stars
DALLAS (AP) – Masonry Parade scored the goal in the third period after a successful coaching challenge as the Dallas Stars rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the New York Rangers 6-3 on Monday night.
Jamie Benn, Joe Pavelski, Tyler Seguin, Sam Steele and Roope Hintz also scoring for the Stars, who trailed 2-0 midway through the second period before scoring six consecutive goals – five in the third. Scott Wedgewood, in his fifth start of the season, made 30 saves.
Vincent Trocheck, Kaapo Kakko and Barclay Goodrow scored for the Rangers, who entered with a four-game winning streak, an 11-game points streak (10-0-1), and a club-record 12 wins in their first 15 their game. . Igor Shesterkin scored 30 shots.
March put the puck in the net as Shesterkin tried to freeze at 7:06 of the third. The goal was initially disallowed for goaltender interference before Dallas’ successful challenge.
Seguin gave the Stars a two-goal lead less than a minute and a half later on a goal that the Rangers unsuccessfully challenged for goaltender interference.
Steel and Hintz scored empty-netters in the final four minutes on the Rangers’ 6-on-4 power play.
Goodrow scored with 15.2 seconds left to cap the scoring.
Rangers’ Artemi Panarin was held scoreless for the first time this season. His 15-game point streak (10 goals, 16 assists) set a club record for a rookie season.
Trocheck opened the scoring with 3:35 left in the first period, 23 seconds into New York’s second power play. He collected a Chris Kreider shot that sailed into the backboards and spun between the post and Wedgewood’s right skate. Trocheck has a six point streak, with four goals and seven assists.
Kakko gave New York the 2-0 lead with 6:22 left in the second period. His attempted center pass from the trapezoid for Will Cuylle in the slot deflected off the stick of Dallas’ Ryan Suter and into the net. That ended Kakko’s 10-game scoreless streak.
The Stars answered 44 seconds later with Benn tapping the puck home on a 3-on-1 break to move to within 2-1.
Dallas tied the score at 2-all 61 seconds into the third period when Pavelski put home a rebound off Shesterkin’s save on Miro Heiskanen.
Hintz added two assists and a walk, Pavelski and Seguin one each.
Jacob Trouba had two assists for the Rangers. Erik Gustafsson had the second assist on Trocheck’s goal, giving him a six-point streak (one goal, seven assists).
UP THE FATHER
Rangers: At Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
Stars: Host Vegas on Wednesday night.