Stars win 4-1 over Jets without Bowness, move to 3-0

DALLAS (AP) — Jani Hakanpaa and Joel Kiviranta scored all through a frenzied two-minute span in the second one duration, and the Dallas Stars went on to a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets, who have been nonetheless without new trainer Rick Bowness on Monday evening.

Hakanpaa were given his first function of the the season on a just about 60-foot shot from the highest of the fitting circle with 4:22 left in the second one, hanging the Stars up 2-1 proper once they failed to ranking on an influence play.

“Sometimes I thought, you know, I’ll just blast one,” Hakanpaa stated. “It was nice it went in.”

Not lengthy after that, Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck wasn’t in a position to corral a protracted shot through Nils Lundkvist however nonetheless denied Kiviranta proper in entrance. Kiviranta wound up falling down, however were given up and subsidized out of the crease whilst the Stars maintained keep an eye on. He then made a one-timer from the fitting circle on a cross-ice cross from Esa Lindell.

“It would be a disappointment if I would have got to the bench without that goal like right after,” Kiviranta stated.

A favorable COVID-19 take a look at proper ahead of the Jets’ season opener Friday has stored the 67-year-old Bowness out in their first two video games, together with the go back and forth to Dallas to face the workforce he led to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final and took again to the playoffs final season.

Pete DeBoer, who changed Bowness, is the primary trainer in Stars franchise historical past to win his first 3 video games. They have outscored their combatants 13-3, and scored 4 targets in law in 3 video games in a row for the primary time for the reason that finish of 2019.

“I thought that this group would be able to score, I really did,” DeBoer stated. “I didn’t know to what degree. But, I felt I felt that we could be more than a one-line team, which is essentially the tag that was hung on them last year, and probably warranted. … I think just about every line has chipped in so far through three games.”

Tyler Seguin and Miro Heiskanen additionally scored for the Stars (3-0-0). Mason Marchmant, who had 3 targets in his first two video games together with his new workforce, had two assists.

Mark Scheifele scored his 3rd function of the season for the Jets (1-1-0) simplest 3 1/2 mins into the sport. That used to be the one in their 24 photographs that were given previous Dallas goalie Jake Oettinger, together with 5 photographs all through a four-minute persistent play within the 3rd duration.

“They actually did an actual excellent activity of slowing us down,” Jets assistant trainer Scott Arniel Took stated.

Hellebuyck had 25 saves.

Bowness used to be employed through Winnipeg in early July, weeks after the Stars ended their season with a Game 7 time beyond regulation loss to Calgary within the first spherical of the playoffs. Bowness used to be on the finish of his two-year contract, and days later stated he used to be stepping apart to permit the Dallas group to pursue a distinct course.

The Stars play in Winnipeg in 3 weeks, on Nov. 8. The Jets go back to Dallas on Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving, to wrap up the regular-season collection between the groups.

Seguin tied it at 1 past due within the first together with his first function of the season, and 306th in his occupation. He slid onto his knee around the entrance of the crease when he scored off a cross from Ty Dellandrea.

Heiskanen scored a power-play function halfway in the course of the 3rd.

NOTES: The Jets were given their prolonged persistent play when Kiviranta were given a double minor for prime sticking. Officials took a protracted take a look at the replay ahead of confirming the four-minute penalty. Neal Pionk had a visual lower simply above on his proper cheek and beneath the attention. … The Stars have gained their final 4 video games over Winnipeg. The earlier six conferences within the collection had long past to time beyond regulation or a shootout. Dallas has gained seven in a row at house within the collection.


Jets: Play the second one of 3 consecutive street video games Wednesday at Colorado.

Stars: Begin a four-game street go back and forth Thursday evening at Toronto.


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