facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: San Jose 3, Dallas 2 (SO)

Dec. 22, 2013 at 1:53 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Joe Thornton beat Kari Lehtonen in the fifth round of a shootout Saturday and the San Jose Sharks rallied from a two-goal deficit to overcome Dallas 3-2.

The Sharks trailed 2-0 but got a goal from Jason Demers in the second period and an equalizer from Joe Pavelski in the third.

After a scoreless overtime, the shootout remained scoreless until the fourth round when Thornton used a forehand shot under Lehtonen's blocker to give San Jose the advantage. Sharks goalie Alex Stalock then stopped Ray Whitney to seal the win -- San Jose's third in five games.

Stalock turned aside 42-of-44 shots.

Whitney and Antoine Roussel scored for the Stars. Lehtonen finished with 37 saves.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Earnhardt wins as Dillon crashes at Daytona finish
Women's World Cup: Lloyd leads USA to title
Los Angeles Lakers sign G Williams
Detroit Pistons agree to deal with PG Jackson
Lynn, Pham carry St. Louis Cardinals past San Diego Padres