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Cody Eakin tied it at 12:58 of the second period and rookie Alex Chiasson scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 win over San Jose on Thursday night that ended the Sharks' perfect start to the season.
The Sharks (6-0-1) fell one game shy of tying the best start in their history, last season's 7-0 beginning.
Dallas also got goals from Tyler Seguin and Trevor Daley. Dan Ellis stopped 32 shots.
Tyler Kennedy, Matthew Nieto and Patrick Marleau scored for San Jose. Antti Niemi made 28 saves.
The Stars outshot San Jose 31-29 in regulation, but the Sharks took all five shots on goal in the overtime.
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DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff was thinking about a shootout even before his club faced the undefeated San Jose Sharks.
Ruff had the idea that if the game was forced to a tiebreaker, he would use rookie Alex Chiassson as one of his first three shooters.
The opportunity presented itself and paid off immediately as Chiasson was the only player to score in the shootout...
The smart money was on the league-leading Sharks heading into this one but the Stars had other ideas.
When Tyler Kennedy set a new Dallas Stars franchise record for fastest goal against at just nine seconds into the first period it appeared emblematic of what most expected coming into this one: All Sharks all the time.
It was not a portent of things to come however as the Stars...
GAME PREVIEW (1:15 PM CDT)
Two days after coming up a little bit short against unbeaten Colorado, the Dallas Stars (2-3-0) take on another undefeated club. The San Jose Sharks (6-0-0) pay a visit tonight to the American Airlines Center. Game time is at 7:30 p.m. central and the match will be televised locally on Fox Sports Southwest.
This is the first of three meetings between...
DENVER (AP) -- Matt Duchene scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 39 shots, helping the Colorado Avalanche hold off the Dallas Stars 3-2 Tuesday night to improve to 6-0 in Patrick Roy's first season on the bench.
Jan Hejda also scored as the Avs moved within a win of tying the franchise's best start. The organization was 7-0 in 1985-86 as the Quebec Nordiques.