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NHL: Dallas 3, Ottawa 2

Dec. 1, 2011 at 11:17 PM

DALLAS, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Radek Dvorak and Eric Nystrom both scored on slap shots late in the third period Thursday to rally the Dallas Stars past Ottawa 3-2.

The Stars took the lead in the Pacific Division with their second straight win. Ottawa had won its two previous games and had captured five out of seven.

Milan Michalek put the Senators in front 2-1 with 8:18 to play in the second contest of a three-game road trip.

Dvorak tied it with 5:34 left with his third goal of the season and Nystrom produced the winning goal with 2:20 to go. Dvorak assisted on Nystrom's goal.

Andrew Raycroft, starting his second game in place of the injured Kari Lehtonen, made 33 saves to collect the victory.

Craig Anderson allowed three goals on 27 shots.

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