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McDavid gets the winner in the 2nd OT after Oilers overcome captain's penalty to beat Stars 3-2

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McDavid gets the winner in the 2nd OT after Oilers overcome captain's penalty to beat Stars 3-2
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McDavid gets the winner in the 2nd OT after Oilers overcome captain's penalty to beat Stars 3-2

2024-05-24 13:48 Last Updated At:13:50

DALLAS (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid felt absolutely miserable sitting in the penalty box after he was called for a double-minor penalty only seconds into the first overtime of the Western Conference Final opener.

After his teammates bailed out McDavid with yet another penalty kill, they were mobbing him when he scored only 32 seconds into the second overtime on a tip-in from Evan Bouchard to give Edmonton a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

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Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) stands by the net as the Edmonton Oilers celebrate a goal by Zach Hyman (18) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid felt absolutely miserable sitting in the penalty box after he was called for a double-minor penalty only seconds into the first overtime of the Western Conference Final opener.

Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) and Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman (18) collide while competing for the puck during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) and Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman (18) collide while competing for the puck during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) is congratulated for a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) is congratulated for a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Matt Duchene (95) passes the puck next to Edmonton Oilers' Dylan Holloway (55) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Matt Duchene (95) passes the puck next to Edmonton Oilers' Dylan Holloway (55) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97), Leon Draisaitl (29), Evan Bouchard (2) and Brett Kulak (27) celebrate after Draisaitl scored against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97), Leon Draisaitl (29), Evan Bouchard (2) and Brett Kulak (27) celebrate after Draisaitl scored against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) shoots as Edmonton Oilers' Vincent Desharnais (73) defends during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) shoots as Edmonton Oilers' Vincent Desharnais (73) defends during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Evan Bouchard (2) and Stuart Skinner (74) and Dallas Stars center Radek Faksa (12) watch the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Evan Bouchard (2) and Stuart Skinner (74) and Dallas Stars center Radek Faksa (12) watch the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) defends against an airborne puck under pressure from Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) defends against an airborne puck under pressure from Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers left wing Zach Hyman (18) and Dallas Stars center Joe Pavelski (16) compete for control of the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers left wing Zach Hyman (18) and Dallas Stars center Joe Pavelski (16) compete for control of the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) works to get the puck past Dallas Stars center Wyatt Johnston (53) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) works to get the puck past Dallas Stars center Wyatt Johnston (53) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, rear, celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, rear, celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse (25) and goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) eye the puck on a shot by the Dallas Stars during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse (25) and goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) eye the puck on a shot by the Dallas Stars during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, center left, gestures toward teammate defenseman Evan Bouchard (2) as teammates left wing Zach Hyman, center right, and center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, top left, look on after McDavid scored the game-winning goal on an assist by Bouchard during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, center left, gestures toward teammate defenseman Evan Bouchard (2) as teammates left wing Zach Hyman, center right, and center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, top left, look on after McDavid scored the game-winning goal on an assist by Bouchard during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, right, looks on as Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) reacts after a ruling against him by the officials during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, right, looks on as Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) reacts after a ruling against him by the officials during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers players celebrate a game-winning goal by center Connor McDavid, bottom, left, during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers players celebrate a game-winning goal by center Connor McDavid, bottom, left, during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

“It was nice to score an overtime goal," McDavid said. "A big goal.”

Especially after what happened to start overtime.

McDavid and Matt Duchene were skating away from the center circle by each other after the Oilers captain had won the faceoff between the two to open the first overtime period. There wasn’t initially a whistle when Duchene took a stick to the face, though McDavid argued that his stick was being held.

It wasn't until Stars goalie Jake Oettinger secured the puck on a shot by Bouchard to stop the clock 17 seconds into overtime that officials did a replay review. They called a high-stick penalty after seeing that and the blood on Duchene's lower lip.

“My thing was I don’t know what I’m supposed to do there," McDavid said. "I am going forward trying to play the puck. It feels like he’s holding my stick. I didn’t even really feel the high stick at all. I think his face comes down on my stick. Maybe just unlucky, I guess."

As for his time in the penalty box: “Really long. Really, really long. Miserable. Hated every second of it.”

Leon Draisaitl extended his playoff-opening points streak to 13 games with a goal, and Zach Hyman had a goal and an assist for the Oilers. Stuart Skinner stopped 31 shots, nine in the overtime, three nights after they wrapped up their second-round series with a Game 7 victory on the road at Vancouver.

Tyler Seguin had both goals for the Stars, who have lost Game 1 in their last seven playoff series since 2022.

“I think we’ve had some Game 1's where we’ve really been feeling it out and laying a few eggs,” Seguin said. “That wasn’t the case tonight. This was a little different. So, yeah, lot of things to build off of.”

Game 2 is Saturday night.

Dallas was 0 for 3 on power plays in regulation, and called a timeout after three shots and Jason Robertson hitting a post through the first three minutes of that double-minor penalty. But the Stars got only one more shot on net after that before McDavid was out of the penalty box.

McDavid had a chance to end the game with about 5 1/2 minutes left in the first overtime, but his shot was blocked when Oettinger and defenseman Chris Tanev both put their sticks down to keep the puck out of the net. The Oilers captain couldn't be stopped in the second overtime.

"We’re not surprised in here. He’s the best in the world,” Oilers defenseman Mattias Ekholm said. “He had a good look in the first overtime, too ... By my experience of being here, he doesn’t get denied twice.”

Oettinger had 35 saves.

Seguin tied it at 2 with 3:23 left in the regulation after an active shift when he touched the puck several times before scoring to the open net to the right of Skinner. Evgenii Dadonov was between two defenders on the other side when the puck went off his stick and across the crease.

Edmonton scored first about a minute into the second period when Leon Draisaitl got his ninth goal of the postseason. His shot from just inside the right circle after Brett Kulak’s shot ricocheted off Stars defenseman Esa Lindell.

While not credited with an assist, McDavid helped set up that initial score from behind the net. He fell down and was in a sitting position against the board when he pushed the puck out front, where Hyman got a piece of it before Kulak.

McDavid did get the helper on Hyman’s goal that made it 2-0 about 3 1/2 minutes later. The captain’s backhanded crossing pass hit the stick of Tanev before Hyman took the puck and scored.

Edmonton almost restored its two-goal advantage when Ekholm got a puck past Oettinger with about eight minutes left in the second period, but it bounced off the crossbar.

The Stars got within 2-1 when Jamie Benn, their captain, made a push toward the net that drew out Skinner. With the goalie spread eagle and leaning forward, Benn had a backhander that went behind him and across the crease to Seguin, who poked it through Kulak’s legs.

Including the double-minor in overtime, the Oilers have killed 20 consecutive penalties over five-plus games. They are the best in the league this postseason at 92.5% (37 of 40), after ranking in the middle of the pack during the regular season.

“They’re just so connected. So in sync and skating well,” McDavid said of the Oilers' PK unit. “They have the extra guy, but sometimes you can’t even tell. It’s so fun to watch.”

And quite a relief after being the player in the box.

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Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) stands by the net as the Edmonton Oilers celebrate a goal by Zach Hyman (18) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) stands by the net as the Edmonton Oilers celebrate a goal by Zach Hyman (18) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) and Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman (18) collide while competing for the puck during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) and Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman (18) collide while competing for the puck during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) is congratulated for a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) is congratulated for a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Matt Duchene (95) passes the puck next to Edmonton Oilers' Dylan Holloway (55) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars center Matt Duchene (95) passes the puck next to Edmonton Oilers' Dylan Holloway (55) during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97), Leon Draisaitl (29), Evan Bouchard (2) and Brett Kulak (27) celebrate after Draisaitl scored against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97), Leon Draisaitl (29), Evan Bouchard (2) and Brett Kulak (27) celebrate after Draisaitl scored against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) shoots as Edmonton Oilers' Vincent Desharnais (73) defends during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) shoots as Edmonton Oilers' Vincent Desharnais (73) defends during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Evan Bouchard (2) and Stuart Skinner (74) and Dallas Stars center Radek Faksa (12) watch the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers' Evan Bouchard (2) and Stuart Skinner (74) and Dallas Stars center Radek Faksa (12) watch the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) defends against an airborne puck under pressure from Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) defends against an airborne puck under pressure from Dallas Stars left wing Mason Marchment (27) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers left wing Zach Hyman (18) and Dallas Stars center Joe Pavelski (16) compete for control of the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers left wing Zach Hyman (18) and Dallas Stars center Joe Pavelski (16) compete for control of the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) works to get the puck past Dallas Stars center Wyatt Johnston (53) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) works to get the puck past Dallas Stars center Wyatt Johnston (53) during the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, rear, celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, rear, celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Stars during the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse (25) and goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) eye the puck on a shot by the Dallas Stars during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse (25) and goaltender Stuart Skinner (74) eye the puck on a shot by the Dallas Stars during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, center left, gestures toward teammate defenseman Evan Bouchard (2) as teammates left wing Zach Hyman, center right, and center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, top left, look on after McDavid scored the game-winning goal on an assist by Bouchard during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, center left, gestures toward teammate defenseman Evan Bouchard (2) as teammates left wing Zach Hyman, center right, and center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, top left, look on after McDavid scored the game-winning goal on an assist by Bouchard during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, right, looks on as Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) reacts after a ruling against him by the officials during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, right, looks on as Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) reacts after a ruling against him by the officials during overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers players celebrate a game-winning goal by center Connor McDavid, bottom, left, during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Edmonton Oilers players celebrate a game-winning goal by center Connor McDavid, bottom, left, during the second overtime in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff finals against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Rookie Petar Musa had three goals for FC Dallas, finishing off his first career hat trick with the go-ahead score in the second half of a 5-3 victory over Minnesota United on Wednesday night.

Musa used an assist from Paul Arriola to find the net for the first time, giving Dallas (5-8-5) a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute. Musa's second goal came with an assist from Bernard Kamungo in the 38th minute for a 2-1 advantage. He put Dallas on top for good in the 62nd minute — with an assist from Sebastian Lletget — for a 3-2 lead.

Jesús Ferreira used 22-year-old rookie forward Logan Farrington's first career assist to score in the 75th minute for a two-goal lead. Ferreira's goal was his fourth of the season. Farrington followed with his first career goal off another Lletget assist to make it 5-2 in the 90th minute. Farrington has made two starts and 13 appearances this season.

Minnesota United (8-5-5) evened the score at 1-1 in the 32nd minute when Bongokuhle Hlongwane used Joseph Rosales' eighth assist of the season to score his fourth goal.

Hlongwane helped tie it at 2-all when he fed Hassani Dotson for a goal in the 57th minute. It was the third goal of the campaign for Dotson and the third assist for Hlongwane.

Maarten Paes saved four shots for Dallas.

Clint Irwin totaled three saves in his second start of the season for Minnesota United.

Dallas evens the all-time series at 7-7-4 by improving to 5-2-2 against Minnesota United at home.

Dallas has won both of its matches since Peter Luccin took over as interim manager. Dallas beat St. Louis City 2-0 in Luccin's debut.

The two clubs played to a 1-1 draw 11 days ago.

Minnesota United has won just once in its last six matches and was coming off a 2-0 road loss to the Seattle Sounders. Teemu Pukki did not play against Dallas because of an issue with his knee.

Minnesota United heads back home to play Austin FC on Saturday. Dallas travels to play the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

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Minnesota United forward Jeong Sang-Bin (11) handles the ball next to FC Dallas midfielder Asier Illarramendi (14) and forward Paul Arriola (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United forward Jeong Sang-Bin (11) handles the ball next to FC Dallas midfielder Asier Illarramendi (14) and forward Paul Arriola (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas forward Petar Musa (9) celebrates his third goal against Minnesota United with midfielder Sebastian Lletget (left) and forward Dante Sealy (11), during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas forward Petar Musa (9) celebrates his third goal against Minnesota United with midfielder Sebastian Lletget (left) and forward Dante Sealy (11), during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas midfielder Asier Illarramendi (14) reacts as he falls to the ground while defending against Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas midfielder Asier Illarramendi (14) reacts as he falls to the ground while defending against Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas interim coach Peter Luccin waves to fans before the team's MLS soccer match against Minnesota United on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas interim coach Peter Luccin waves to fans before the team's MLS soccer match against Minnesota United on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United midfielder Hassani Dotson (31) reacts after missing a shot, near FC Dallas forward Jesús Ferreira (10) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United midfielder Hassani Dotson (31) reacts after missing a shot, near FC Dallas forward Jesús Ferreira (10) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas forward Jesús Ferreira (10) scores a goal next to Minnesota United midfielder Robin Lod (17) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas forward Jesús Ferreira (10) scores a goal next to Minnesota United midfielder Robin Lod (17) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United midfielder Caden Clark (37) dribbles between FC Dallas defender Sam Junqua (29) and midfielder Liam Fraser (18) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United midfielder Caden Clark (37) dribbles between FC Dallas defender Sam Junqua (29) and midfielder Liam Fraser (18) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas defender Sam Junqua (29) heads the ball over Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas defender Sam Junqua (29) heads the ball over Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas midfielder Asier Illarramendi (14) passes the ball back toward goalkeeper Maarten Paes during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against Minnesota United on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas midfielder Asier Illarramendi (14) passes the ball back toward goalkeeper Maarten Paes during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against Minnesota United on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas forward Petar Musa (9) celebrates his goal against Minnesota United with forward Tsiki Ntsabeleng (16) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas forward Petar Musa (9) celebrates his goal against Minnesota United with forward Tsiki Ntsabeleng (16) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) watches as the ball lands in the back of the net for a goal during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against FC Dallas on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) watches as the ball lands in the back of the net for a goal during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against FC Dallas on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) heads the ball for a goal next to FC Dallas goalkeeper Maarten Paes (30) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) heads the ball for a goal next to FC Dallas goalkeeper Maarten Paes (30) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

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