Ryan Hartman scored 12:20 into the second overtime and the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in their Monday night playoff opener that lasted into early Tuesday morning.

Hartman picked up the puck in front of the box and edged past Jake Oettinger around 1am local time, ending a four-plus hour game in which both 24-year-old goalkeepers put in spectacular performances.

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Minnesota Wild right wing Ryan Hartman (38) celebrates in front of Dallas Stars’ Ty Dellandrea (10) and Radek Faksa (12) after scoring in the second overtime of Game 1 of a first-round playoff series in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup on Tuesday. April 18, 2023, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

The Stars had been turned away on a power play after Frederick Gaudreau’s tripping penalty against captain Jamie Benn 9:11 into the second overtime. Roope Hintz, who scored on a second-half power play, hit the post and there were several more chances before the ban expired.

Filip Gustavsson stopped 52 shots for the Wild, including 12 in the third period and 17 in the first overtime. He started the opener ahead of three-time Stanley Cup winner Marc-André Fleury after the goaltending tandem had split games for most of the season.

Minnesota Wild right wing Ryan Hartman (38) celebrates after scoring in the second overtime of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Dallas Stars, Tuesday, May 18. April 2023, in Dallas.

Minnesota Wild right wing Ryan Hartman (38) celebrates after scoring in the second overtime of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Dallas Stars, Tuesday, May 18. April 2023, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Oettinger had 45 saves for the Stars in his first playoff game since his 64-save performance in Game 7 in the first round last May when top seed Calgary scored the series-clincher in overtime.

Game 2 is Wednesday night in Dallas.

Veteran Stars center Joe Pavelski left the game midway through the second period after a massive hit from Matt Dumba, who received only a minor roughing penalty. The referees had initially called it a greater than five minutes, but changed it after a lengthy review of the replay.

Dallas Stars' Jason Robertson, front, celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Monday, April 17, 2023. , in Dallas.

Dallas Stars’ Jason Robertson, front, celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Monday, April 17, 2023. , in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Another playoff hit Pavelski took in 2019, while still in San Jose, helped the NHL expand its video review process to allow refs to review major penalties and gave them the option to reduce them to minor ones, as it did. with the blow of Dumba. .