Skip to main content

James Neal's goal helps Dallas Stars beat St. Louis Blues 4-3

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

DALLAS - Rookie James Neal scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to help the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 in exhibition play Saturday night.

Steve Ott, Brenden Morrow and B.J. Crombeen also scored for the Stars (1-2).

With the game tied at one, Roman Polak's slapshot from centre point 10 seconds into the Blues' third power play of the night beat Dallas goalie Marty Turco to give St. Louis the lead at 1:52 of the final period.

But Ott pulled Dallas even at two with a goal from the slot at 5:33, and Neal up the Stars in front 1:37 later, skating from behind the net and beating goalie Chris Mason with a backhander. Morrow made it 4-2 at 9:13.

David Perron's power-play goal for St. Louis at 13:16 cut it to 4-3.

Matt Foy scored a first-period goal for the Blues (2-2).

TOP HEADLINES

Connor McDavid
Play

NHL Three Stars: McDavid, Kaprizov and Kochetkov Show Off

Adam Proteau explains why Connor McDavid, Kirill Kaprizov and Pyotr Kochetkov had the best performances of the week.

Matt Murray
Play

It Looks Like the Maple Leafs Made the Right Bet in Goal – For Now

Evaluating goaltenders is a tricky task. They're very unpredictable. But Mike Stephens breaks down the stats between Toronto's tandem this year and the last.

Luke Schenn
Play

'It's an Honor': Canucks' Luke Schenn Sets NHL D-Man Hits Record

Luke Schenn set the NHL hits record among defensemen, first tracked in 2005-06, with a check on his former teammate as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Arizona Coyotes.