Rich Peverley scored his second goal of the game only 1:16 into overtime, and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 42 shots to help the Atlanta Thrashers beat Dallas 6-5 on Thursday night for their first home win over the Stars.
Loui Eriksson scored for the Stars with only 1:12 remaining in
regulation - only 9 seconds after Dallas coach Marc Crawford pulled
goalie Marty Turco - for a 5-5 tie to force the extra period.
Peverley's winner came on a tip-in. He also scored a
short-handed goal in the third period.
The Thrashers improved to 2-10 in the series, including 1-5 in
Atlanta. The Thrashers' only other win over the Stars came on Jan.
18, 2006, at Dallas.