Jordan Eberle and David Perron scored in the shootout, and Devan Dubnyk came on in relief of injured goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and helped the Edmonton Oilers earn a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night.
Dubnyk stopped two of three shots in the tiebreaker. Dallas’ Kari Lehtonen failed to make a save in the shootout.
Edmonton’s Ales Hemsky scored five seconds before the second period ended, and Andrew Ference fired in a slap shot with 5:07 remaining in regulation to tie it again.
Ryan Garbutt scored two goals for the Stars, including a short-handed tally that gave Dallas a 1-0 lead in the second period. He also put the Stars ahead in the third.
Garbutt nearly had a hat trick but was stopped on a breakaway attempt by Bryzgalov with 3:41 left in the second. Garbutt collided with Bryzgalov, who left with an upper-body injury and didn’t return.
Garbutt has five goals this season, and 10 in 76 NHL games.
The Oilers improved to 2-1 in shootouts; the Stars dropped to 3-3, including two straight losses in the tiebreaker.
The Stars failed to score on four power plays, including 9 seconds with a 5-on-3 advantage late in the first period.