Elite League: Belfast Giants defeat Dundee Stars 4-3 after shootout

Derrick Walser scored the Belfast Giants' third goal in the third period
Derrick Walser scored the Belfast Giants' third goal in the third period

Chris Higgins scored the vital goal in a shootout as the Belfast Giants overcame Dundee Stars 4-3 in the Elite League in Scotland on Saturday night.

Goals from David Rutherford and Joey Sides saw the teams go in level at the end of the first period.

Sides got his second for Dundee but the Giants moved ahead thanks to Ryan Martinelli and Derrick Walser strikes.

Justin Faryna brought the teams level with 68 seconds of the third period left and no team scored in overtime.

The Giants, who have now won five in a row, are away to Sheffield Steelers in their next fixture on Sunday (17:00 GMT).

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