Gurianov, Stars rally to defeat Kings in OT; Doughty injured


DALLAS — Denis Gurianov scored with 45 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings at American Airlines Center on Friday.

The forward scored on the rush with a backhand to the far post from the right face-off circle.

Miro Heiskanen had a goal and two assists, Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist, and Braden Holtby made 43 saves for the Stars (3-2-0) in their home opener.

Anze Kopitar and Gabriel Vilardi scored, and Jonathan Quick made 19 saves for the Kings (1-2-1), who have lost three in a row.

Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty left the game with 4:01 left in the second period because of a lower-body injury after taking a knee-to-knee hit from Dallas defenseman Jani Hakanpaa, who received a major penalty for kneeing and a game misconduct.

Kopitar scored his sixth goal of the season on a cross-ice pass from Viktor Arvidsson to give the Kings a 1-0 lead at 17:11 of the first period. Kopitar has scored in all four games.

Seguin tied it 1-1 on the power play with 40 seconds left in the period on a one-timer from the left face-off dot.

Vilardi put the Kings ahead 2-1 on the power play with a wrist shot that caromed off Holtby’s shoulder at 17:32 of the second period.

Heiskanen tied it 2-2 on the power play at 10:58 of the third period off a cross-ice pass from Joe Pavelski.

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