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Gurianov Gives Stars Shootout Win Over Panthers

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Denis Gurianov scored in the fifth round of the shootout to lift the Stars to a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers.

Patrick Eaves had a power-play goal to tie the score with 5:08 left in regulation. Antti Niemi stopped 27 shots through overtime and then all five Florida attempts in the tiebreaker, including a save on Dryden Hunt's shot to win it.

Paul Thompson gave the Panthers the lead 2:29 into the third, and James Reimer had 34 saves.

Stars captain Jamie Benn made his preseason debut after recovering from core muscle surgery in the offseason. He had an assist and four shots on goal in 19:36.

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