Jiri Hudler's own goal sinks Stars
Miscue helps Senators to victory
The Dallas Stars' nightmare season continued as Jiri Hudler's scored an own goal on Thursday night.
With Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen on the bench for a delayed Ottawa penalty, Hudler sent a drop pass back to his defencemen, but the puck found its way into the back of his team's net.
💀 <a href="https://t.co/SvUNn26aYM">pic.twitter.com/SvUNn26aYM</a>—@Senators
The own goal gave the Senators a 2-0 lead over the Stars in the first period.
And Ottawa's Twitter account couldn't get enough of the goal.
Me: *covers mouth with hand* show that own goal again!<br><br>Also me: ok. <a href="https://t.co/ZWsft8MRPe">pic.twitter.com/ZWsft8MRPe</a>—@Senators
Unfortunately for Hudler, he left fans unimpressed ... to say the least.
Jiri Hudler has scored 3 goals this season......one of them into his own net. Do you still wish he resigned in Calgary?—@jhump_13
Jiri Hudler has as many own goals as Cody Eakin has regular goals.—@JoshL1220
Jiri Hudler is drunk—@brayden_laidlaw
Why Jiri Hudler is still out there is beyond me....—@ArronMEllis
The Senators ended the night with a 3-2 win over the Stars, with Hudler's marker being the difference.
Dallas (21-24-10) has just 52 points this season — only ahead of Arizona and Colorado.