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Bergenheim snaps tie in 3rd period, lifts Panthers over Stars

  • Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (1) blocks a shot as teammate  Ed Jovanovski (55) helps defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

    Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (1) blocks a shot as teammate Ed Jovanovski (55) helps defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)  (The Associated Press)

  • Florida Panthers center Vincent Trocheck (67) passes the puck as he falls to the ice during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

    Florida Panthers center Vincent Trocheck (67) passes the puck as he falls to the ice during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth (37) and Florida Panthers right wing Bobby Butler (26) collide as they go for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

    Dallas Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth (37) and Florida Panthers right wing Bobby Butler (26) collide as they go for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)  (The Associated Press)

Sean Bergenheim scored with 4:31 left to break a third-period tie, and the Florida Panthers snapped a five-game losing streak in a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday.

Bergenheim put the Panthers ahead for good when he redirected Colby Robak's drive from the left circle into the net. Scottie Upshall and Brandon Pirri also scored for Florida, and. Roberto Luongo made 35 saves and beat Dallas for the first time in five starts.

Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn had goals for the Stars, and Kari Lehtonen stopped 21 shots.

The Stars still hold a one-point lead over the Phoenix Coyotes for the second Western Conference wild card spot.

Florida erased a 2-0 deficit on goals by Upshall and Pirri in the second period.