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Jokinen scores power-play OT goal to lead Panthers to 2-1 win over Stars

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Jokinen scores power-play OT goal to lead Panthers to 2-1 win over Stars

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Jokinen's shot from the point beat Mike Smith at 2:11. It was the third consecutive overtime win for the Panthers. The Panthers have been in overtime in five of their past six games. Jozef Stumpel also scored for Florida. Ed Belfour stopped 33 shots. Darryl Sydor scored a goal for Dallas and Smith had 33 saves. The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Stars.

Dallas scored its first goal at 8:59 of the third period. Sergei Zubov brought the puck down the right side. Sydor took Zubov's pass from the right circle and his shot from in front beat Belfour to tie the score 1-1.

Florida took a 1-0 lead on Stumpel's power-play goal at 5:38 of the second. Stumpel won a faceoff and shot the puck back to Jokinen. Jokinen passed to Jay Bouwmeester at the point. His shot deflected off the stick of Stumpel in front and past Smith.

Notes: The Panthers are 3-13 in overtime. . . . Dallas made its first trip to Florida since the 2003 season. . . . Stars LW Niklas Hagman played his first game against his former team. Hagman played in 263 games at Florida from 2001-2005. He was traded to the Stars on Dec. 12, 2005. . . . Eric Lindros returned to the Dallas lineup after missing six games with a lower-back injury.

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