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Purcell lifts Lightning past Stars

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Purcell lifts Lightning past Stars, 2-1
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson (44) makes a pass as Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas …

DALLAS (AP) Teddy Purcell scored twice, and Mathieu Garon made 27 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night.

With the game even at 1, Purcell carried the puck from the right circle into the slot and backhanded a shot past goalie Kari Lehtonen at 3:36 of the final period for Purcell's 11th of the season.

Martin St. Louis had the primary assist on each of Purcell's goals.

The Lightning have won two straight following a seven-game winless streak (0-6-1).

Tom Wandell scored and Lehtonen stopped 20 shots for the Stars, 1-4-1 in their last six.

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