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Dallas Stars lose Game 2 of Western Conference Final 3-0

The Vegas Golden Knights rebounded Tuesday from their one-goal loss Sunday, with second-period goals from Paul Stastny, William Karlsson and Tomáš Nosek.
Credit: AP
Dallas Stars goalie Anton Khudobin (35) makes a save on Vegas Golden Knights' Paul Stastny (26) during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Western Conference final, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

DALLAS — In Game 1 of the Western Conference Final, just one goal was scored. In Game 2, three were scored- and none were from the Dallas Stars.

The Vegas Golden Knights rebounded Tuesday from their one-goal loss Sunday, with second-period goals from Paul Stastny, William Karlsson and Tomáš Nosek.

The series is now tied 1-1.

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In the third period, The Stars pulled goalie Anton Khudobin. He had 25 saves in Game 1. In his place making his NHL debut was 21-year-old Jake Oettinger. It was an NHL player's first debut in a playoff game since the 1966-1967 season. 

The Stars are now 37-25-8 on the season.

In Game 1 Sunday, one goal was all it took for the Stars to nab a win over the Golden Knights. The only goal of the game came courtesy of Stars defenseman John Klingberg, with an assist from Jamie Benn.  

Game 3 will be Thursday, Sept. 10 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The puck drops at 7 p.m. Central.