By Associated Press
Trevor Daley scored on Dallas' eighth shootout attempt after Adam Burish tied the score with 61 seconds left in regulation, helping the Stars beat the Coyotes, 3-2, Tuesday night at Jobing.com Arena.
Dallas beat Phoenix in a shootout after scoring with 27 seconds left on Oct. 10 and forced another on Burish's one-timer past Coyotes goalie Mike Smith
Sheldon Souray scored for Dallas (7-2-0) in the first period and Kari Lehtonen kept the Stars in it, turning away 33 shots in regulation.
The teams scored just one goal each in the first five rounds of the shootout - in the fifth round - and Lehtonen turned away three shots while forcing the Coyotes to hold the puck too long, setting up Daley's final chance.
Gliding in on his first career shootout attempt, the Dallas defenseman used a deke to move Smith, then slipped a backhander past him to give the Stars another comeback victory against the Coyotes (3-3-2).
scored his first goal for Phoenix from a tricky angle in the right corner in the first period, and Smith was superb all the way through, turning away 34 shots, then six more in the shootout.
provided what looked like the perfect ending when he scored his 300th NHL goal to put Phoenix ahead, 2-1, midway through the third period (see KEY MOMENT
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It all went wrong in a matter of minutes.
Left uncovered, Burish scored his goal on a pass from Mike Ribeiro, then Phoenix missed several chances in regulation and the shootout - four of eight shots missed the goal - to suffer a second disheartening loss to the Stars this season.
"The guy is not covered in front of the net … simple as that," Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett said. "We got a good power-play goal to get us the lead, both teams are playing hard, and we just had a breakdown. It's the same thing in both games against them."
The Coyotes and Stars have played six consecutive games that have been decided by one goal.
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Dave Vest of phoenixcoyotes.com compiled this recap.
With the score tied 1-1, Coyotes captain Shane Doan
swatted a nifty pass from Ray Whitney
from one knee past Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen with 34 seconds left on a third-period power play.
The goal was the 300th of Doan's NHL career.
Only two other players have scored more than 300 goals for the Coyotes/Jets franchise: Dale Hawerchuk (379) and Keith Tkachuk (323).
"Obviously, it would have been way better had we won the game," Doan said of his milestone goal. "I'm sure we'll figure out (how to take care of late leads). We'll get better at it. It's just disappointing. We can't afford to give up these points."
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• Before the game, General Manager Don Maloney addressed the ongoing Kyle Turris
holdout situation in no uncertain terms – telling Fox Sports Arizona he will not trade the young center. If the two sides don't come to a deal by Dec. 1, Turris will be unable to play for anyone in the NHL for the rest of the season.
"We're not trading Kyle Turris
," Maloney said. "It's very simple. If he wants to play in the NHL this year, he's going to play for us. We are not going to trade him under any circumstances. I don't care who offers us anything. We like Kyle, we think he can help us and hopefully he will come back to us."
• Forward Patrick O'Sullivan
scored Phoenix's lone shootout goal.
• Center Martin Hanzal
took two shots on goal, delivered three hits and won 11 of 19 faceoffs.
• Defenseman Michal Rozsival
missed his seventh game in a row because of an upper-body injury suffered in the first period of the season opener on Oct. 8.
• The Coyotes scratched Paul Bissonnette
and Chris Summers
• The Coyotes' next game is Thursday vs. New Jersey at Jobing.com Arena. The puck drops at 7 p.m. (Arizona time). The game can be seen on Fox Sports Arizona and can be heard on XTRA Sports 910 (AM).