Columbus Comes Back From Single-Goal Deficits Three Times Before Finally Falling
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Berard Scores Twice; Westcott Adds His First NHL Goal; Jackets Fall, 6-3
Columbus Comes Back From Single-Goal Deficits Three Times Before Finally Falling

Friday, 11.18.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
Columbus Blue Jackets
DALLAS (Ticker) -- Bryan Berard's two goals and Duvie Westcott's first career tally put the Dallas Stars in danger of losing their seven-game winning streak against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but Jere Lehtinen would not allow it to happen.

Lehtinen sparked a three-goal uprising with a power-play tally midway through the third period, leading the Stars to a 6-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.

The team's leading scorer this season, Lehtinen has accounted for the game-winning goal in each of the Stars' last three triumphs.

Columbus tied the game at 3-3 on Westcott's first career tally at 6:31 of the third period. However, the Stars reclaimed the lead for good just 2 1/2 minutes later, when Lehtinen found the back of the net for the 11th time this season.

Niko Kapanen gained possession in the neutral zone and passed to Jussi Jokinen, who carried the puck across the Columbus blue line and through the right faceoff circle. Without a clear path to the net, Jokinen dropped a pass from the corner to Lehtinen, who blasted a one-timer from just inside the right circle past goaltender Martin Prusek to give Dallas a 4-3 advantage with 10:54 remaining.

The Stars doubled their lead less than three minutes later on defenseman Stephane Robidas' shorthanded tally.

After the Blue Jackets missed a shot, Stars captain Mike Modano collected the rebound and raced through the neutral zone. With a defender draped over him, Modano snapped a pass into the slot for Robidas, who poked the puck between Prusek's pads to give Dallas a 5-3 cushion at 11:40 of the period.

Stu Barnes capped the outburst for the Stars, who tallied four times in the period to win their eighth in a row against the Blue Jackets and their fourth straight overall.

Berard scored two goals, tying the game at 1-1 and later at 2-2.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 3 3 1 1 4
B. Dubinsky 3 0 4 0 4
M. Calvert 3 2 1 3 3
R. Johansen 3 1 2 0 3
B. Jenner 3 1 2 -1 3
D. Savard 3 0 3 1 3
C. Atkinson 3 1 1 1 2
D. MacKenzie 3 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 3 1 0 0 1
J. Skille 3 0 1 -1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 1 2 0 .904 3.32
 
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