The standout players for the Dallas Stars Tuesday night were the trio of Loui Eriksson, Michael Ryder and Mike Ribeiro. When regulation ended in a 3-3 tie, it wasn't difficult to see that the line, which accounted for all three Dallas goals, was the reason the Stars picked up a point.
But Kari Lehtonen was the reason Dallas got both of them. Shortly after the Stars went up 3-1, the Coyotes turned the game around, and they carried that momentum right through regulation, outshooting the Stars 5-1 in overtime. Lehtonen stopped them all. Considering there was no margin for error, they were all big saves, but one stood out just a little more than the others, perhaps because it was arguably a save of the year candidate: