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Tuesday Caterwaul: Stars edge Kraken, advance to NHL’s final four

The Dallas Stars advanced to the Western Conference Final with a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Kraken in Game 7  at American Airlines Center.

Roope Hintz and rookie Wyatt Johnston scored the goals and Jake Oettineger made 22 stops for Dallas, who will face the Vegas Golden Knights next.

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored the only goal for the Kraken, and Philipp Grubauer made 26 saves for the second year franchise.

The NHL will pause for two days before the Carolina Hurricanes host the Florida Panthers in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Final on Thursday at 8 p.m. on TNT

World Championship (Monday results)

Group A

  • United States 3, Germany 2
  • Sweden 2, Finland 1 (SO)

Group B

  • Canada 2, Slovakia 1 (SO)
  • Latvia 4, Czechia 3 (OT)

Today’s games (NHL Network)

Group A

  • Denmark vs Austria  9:20 a.m.
  • France vs Hungary 1:20 p.m.

Group B

  • Slovenia vs Norway 9:20
  • Switzerland vs Kazakhstan 1:20 p.m.