Kraken beat Stars 5-4 in OT in first round of second round

The Seattle Kraken had a completely exhilarating triumph out and about in the principal round of the second-round season finisher series against the Dallas Stars Tuesday night.

In overtime, they beat Dallas 5-4 to continue their Stanley Cup run.

After some incredible shifts in momentum, they now hold a 1-0 series advantage.

Dallas took an early 1-0 lead thanks to all four Stars goals scored by Joe Pavelski; Jaden Schwartz tied the score about ten minutes later.

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored 11 seconds after Pavelski's second goal, but Justin Schultz sneaked in for a third to tie the score at 2-2. Pavelski scored again.

Not to be outshone, Vince Dunn assisted Jordan Eberle with tipping one in for four

Not to be outshone, Vince Dunn assisted Jordan Eberle with tipping one in for four

With Seattle driving at 4-2, there was a long respite in the activity until Pavelski, who previously had two objectives,

got a full go-around in the third period that made it 4-3, and the energy returned to Dallas.

Once more, minutes after the fact, Pavelski scored, which tied it up 4-4 and sent the game into additional time.

Both teams had chances in the final period, but Seattle's Yanni Gourde, a two-time cup winner, scored at 12:17 into overtime for the win, according to ESPN.

According to the Associated Press, Kraken goalie Philipp Grubauer made 31 saves for the Kraken.

What caused the Kraken to prevail? When they lost their two-goal lead, the team did not panic, stuck to their game plan, and outshot Dallas.

They were additionally exceptionally physical and out-hit the Stars 43-19.

Game 2 is Thursday in Dallas at 6:40 p.m. Pacific. The Kraken then return home for Sunday and Tuesday's games 3 and 4.