Hossa lifts Blackhawks over Stars 3-2 in OT

Hossa lifts Blackhawks over Stars 3-2 in OT
January 24, 2013, 11:47 pm
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Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane is lifted by Marian Hossa (81), of Slovakia , as they celebrate Hossa's overtime goal against Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen, rear, of Finland, during an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Dallas. The Blackhawks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


DALLAS (AP) Marian Hossa scored his NHL-leading fifth goal on a power play 1:41 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 comeback victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

With Dallas captain Brenden Morrow in the penalty box for interference, Hossa fired a one-timer from the slot past goalie Kari Lehtonen after receiving a nifty, behind-the-back pass from Patrick Kane.

Chicago's high-powered offense, which racked up 14 goals in the previous three games, needed the man-advantage to score all three Thursday night.

Part of that was due to an outstanding performance by Lehtonen, who made 38 saves after coming within 3.4 seconds of a 39-save shutout Tuesday in a 2-1 win at Detroit.