Belfast Giants go top of table after beating Dundee Stars

Action from the Belfast Giants game against the Dundee Stars
Action from the Belfast Giants game against the Dundee Stars

The Stena Line Belfast Giants moved into first place in the Elite League with a 7-6 overtime win on the road against the Dundee Stars on Sunday night.

The Giants opened the scoring after only 121 seconds, as Adam Keefe cut inside and fired a low shot into the bottom corner of the Stars net. Though little over five minutes later, the Dundee Stars drew level, Lou Dickenson the scorer at 7:18.

Craig Peacock gave the Giants a 2-1 lead at 8:12, but the Stars levelled through Justin Faryna.

Early in the second period, the visitors again took the lead through Kris Beecbut yet again the Dundee Stars drew level

Colin Shields grabbed his first goal of the night, However, the Stars tied up the game again with Lou Dickenson scoring.

Curtis Leinweber gave the hosts the lead, but Shields stepped up to pull the Giants level

Then, with 1:08 to go, the Giants regained the lead as Peacock scored. However, the home side had other ideas and, with 19 seconds on the clock Clarkson scored to take the game into overtime and then Shields got the winner.