Posted January 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Loui Eriksson scored twice and then netted the deciding goal in a shootout to help the Dallas Stars rally for a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Eriksson tied the game 4-all on a power-play goal at 14:35 of the third period. He tried to center the puck in front of the net, and the Kings' Willie Mitchell inadvertently knocked it in when he tried to clear it. Eriksson, the Stars' second shooter in the tiebreaker, pushed the puck over the goal line as goalie Jonathan Quick fell over. Trevor Lewis then failed to connect for the Kings. Kari Lehtonen made 37 saves to earn his 150th NHL victory. Quick, named to his first All-Star team earlier Thursday, stopped 34 shots for the Kings. Jack Johnson and Dustin Brown scored consecutive power-play goals to give the Kings a 4-3 lead in the third period. Johnson assisted on two second-period goals for his second straight multi-point game and third of the season. Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists before ...
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