The Golden Knights and Dallas Stars met up for a rematch of the 2023 Western Conference Finals. Both clubs had early chances but came out empty-handed after the opening 20 minutes.
The offense came alive in the middle frame. First, the Stars snapped the scoreless tie 5:52 into the period. Seven minutes later VGK defenseman Kaedan Korczak evened the score with his first career NHL goal.
Vegas began the final period on a two-man advantage but Dallas was able to kill it off and preserve the 1-1 lock. Minutes later the Stars took the lead off an offensive zone faceoff shot. The Golden Knights heavily pressured the Stars in the final five minutes allowing William Karlsson to tie the game off a deflection. Each team had chances in overtime but the game was decided in a shootout. Shea Theodore and Jonathan Marchessault beat Dallas’ goaltender to remain undefeated.
The Golden Knights record improves to 4-0-0 defeating the Stars 3-2 in overtime. Vegas will fly north to Winnipeg for a game with another team they eliminated in the postseason. Puck drop against the Jets is scheduled for 5 PM.