Blues 4, Stars 3
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Pierre Turgeon had four points, including an assist on Al MacInnis’ game winner 15 seconds into overtime, as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Dallas Stars 4-3 Saturday night.
The loss snapping the Stars’ NHL record of 36 straight road victories when scoring at least three goals. The last time it happened was a 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 17, 1998.
Turgeon, who had two goals goal and two assists, won a faceoff at the St. Louis blue line early in overtime and broke out 2-on-1 with MacInnis. He slid the puck cross ice to MacInnis, who beat Dallas goalie Ed Belfour with a shot from the right circle.
Scott Young recorded his league-leading 11th goal for the Blues and picked up an assist on Turgeon’s second goal. Young has scored in four straight games.
Mike Modano scored twice for the Stars. Dallas’ other goal came from Mike Keane.
The Stars led 3-2 going into the third period, but Turgeon scored 52 seconds into the period when he banged the rebound of Young’s shot past Belfour for his third goal.
Turgeon opened the scoring 8:21 in, converting a centering pass from Craig Conroy.
With his team trailing 2-1, Modano scored twice in a 5:26 span of the second period to give the Stars the lead.
Modano scored the equalizer when he redirected Darryl Sydor’s shot by Blues goalie Roman Turek at 8:27. He then banged home the rebound of Brenden Morrow’s shot at 13:53 to make it 3-2.
Notes: Modano has a five-game scoring streak. ... Blues D Chris Pronger sustained a cut near his eye with 2:14 remaining in the first period that required three stitches. He returned in the second period. ... Richard Matvichuk’s assist on Keane’s goal was his 100th career NHL point. ... Turgeon has nine points in his last four games. ... Belfour is winless in his last three starts (0-2-0). ... Bryce Salvador picked up his first NHL point with an assist on Turgeon’s third-period goal.