Stars edge Predators

Posted on April 5, 2015

Cody Eakin scored on a penalty shot with 55.7 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday.

Nashville defenseman Mattias Ekholm slashed Eakin's stick out of his hands on a breakaway, setting up the game-winning penalty shot.

"I was trying to catch my breath first, and then I was trying to figure out what the heck I'm going to do," Eakin said. "They actually came out, a couple guys, and I don't know if they were buying their goalie some time or what, but it was giving me an extra breath. I went to the old faithful and shot it low blocker."

 

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