The Hot Corner | Stars Lose in Seattle

Dallas Stars Mason Marchment | Image by Dallas Stars/Twitter

The Dallas Stars fell behind, 2-1, Sunday in their best-of-seven series with the Seattle Kraken, and the Texas Rangers finished a three-game series with the Los Angeles Angels.

Here is what happened on the ice, on the field, and behind the scenes.


Dallas Stars (Kraken lead series, 2-1)

Last game: Kraken 7, Stars 2

Seattle scored on its first four shots on goal in routing the Stars.

Stars goalie Jake Oettinger has allowed at least five goals in each of Dallas’ two losses. The Stars lost the series opener at home, 5-4.

Noteworthy: Backup goalie Scott Wedgewood replaced Oettinger at the start of the third period.

— Oettinger had 12 saves on 17 shots.

— “They came out and played hard. We probably deserved what we got,” Dallas’ Jamie Benn told reporters after the game. “They were the hungry team.”

Next up: Game 4 is at 8:30 CT Tuesday.



Texas Rangers (20-13, first in American League West)

Last game: Rangers 16, Angels 8

Texas doubled the score on the Angels in winning two of three games in Anaheim, Calif., over the weekend.

Adolis García hit his ninth home run in the rout.

The Rangers won, 10-1, on Saturday after dropping the first game of the series, 5-4 in 10 innings, on Friday.

The Rangers have scored at least 16 runs in three games this season.

Noteworthy: The Rangers’ 20-13 record marks their best start since 2013.

— Texas’ Leody Taveras had four hits. Ezequiel Duran and Josh H. Smith hit home runs.

Next up: Rangers at Seattle Mariners, 9:40 CT Monday.

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