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DALLAS - NOVEMBER 04: Left wing Loui Eriksson #21 of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on November 4, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
DALLAS (AP) -- Loui Eriksson wasn't quite sure how he scored his second goal of the night. The only certainty for Eriksson was that the puck went into the net and gave Dallas a win. Eriksson's pinball goal at 3:55 of overtime lifted the Stars to a wild 7-6 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. With the game tied at 6, Eriksson passed the puck toward the net as teammate Jamie Benn skated in hard from the left side. Eriksson was credited with his eighth goal of the season when the puck deflected in off Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson and past goaltender Semyon Varlamov. "I saw (Benn) at the side of the net. I don't know if it hit someone, but it went in," Eriksson said. "There were a lot of goals out there today. We stuck with it and got the two points." Matt Duchene put Colorado in front 6-5 at 8:22 of the third period with his third goal of the night and first career hat trick. Duchene's shot from the low slot glanced into the net off Stars goaltender Kari Lehto...
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