LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the Stars and Kings exchanged seven goals in a frenetic 13-minute span, both coaches felt compelled to yank their starting goalies in the third period of a one-goal game.
Dallas hung on to put a solid finish on a wacky Monday night at Staples Center.
Jiri Hudler scored the tiebreaking goal with 12:16 to play, and the Stars blew a late two-goal lead before hanging on for a 6-4 victory over Los Angeles.
Patrick Sharp had an empty-net goal and two assists, while Hudler, Tyler Seguin and Devin Shore had a goal and an assist apiece against the Kings, usually one of the Western Conference’s best defensive teams.
“Nobody would have anticipated 10 goals between these two teams right now,” Stars coach Lindy Ruff said. “(But) I was frustrated we didn’t score more…