GAME 2 RECAP

STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS

1. Antoine Roussel, Dallas: The antagonist got under Minnesota’s skin all game and onto the score sheet in the second period.

2. Jamie Benn, Dallas: The captain scored and has a 10-game point streak against the Wild dating to the 2014-15 regular season.

3. Kari Lehtonen, Dallas: Goalie followed up a shutout in Game 1 with a 24-save performance in Game 2 including turning away 17 of 18 shots in the final two periods.

BY THE NUMBERS

28-9 Advantage in first-period shots for Dallas in the series.

21 Consecutive failed Minnesota power plays before Marco Scandella scored Saturday.

2 Shots for Minnesota on six power plays in the series.

6 Minutes of review by officials on Antoine Roussel’s second-period goal.

26 Blocked shots for Minnesota, a franchise playoff record.

The quote

“That’s the way it is right now. They got the bounce.”

— Mikael Granlund

 

Sean Shapiro, Special to the Star Tribune