Posted March 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Loui Eriksson had a short-handed goal and added an assist in regulation, then scored in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night. Jamie Benn scored on Dallas' first attempt in the shootout, and Eriksson connected on the second. Michael Ryder added a power-play goal, and Kari Lehtonen made 36 saves and assisted on Eriksson's goal. The Stars have climbed to seventh in the Western Conference, going 6-0-1 in their last seven games. Curtis Glencross and Jarome Iginla scored for Calgary. The Flames have lost two straight and three of their past four. By gaining a point, they are three points behind San Jose for the eighth and final playoff berth in the Western Conference. Miikka Kiprusoff, who received a rare night off Friday when Leland Irving was in net for Calgary's 3-2 loss at Anaheim, stopped 38 shots. Just past the 4-minute mark in the first period, the line of Iginla, Alex Tanguay and Michael Cammalleri hemmed the Star...
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