After Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec began the second round of the tiebreaker with a save on Alex Chaisson, Ladd beat Kari Lehtonen with a shot to the glove side. Ray Whitney then missed wide on the Stars' last try, sealing Winnipeg's victory.
Evander Kane got the Jets' only regulation goal and Pavelec stopped 35-of-36 shots in the win.
Stephane Robidas scored and Lehtonen finished with 37 saves for Dallas, which was coming off a Thursday win over Calgary.
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