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Roussel scores tiebreaking goal in 2nd period to lead Stars to 3-1 win over Flyers

  • Dallas Stars' John Klingberg (3) of Sweden comes away with the loose puck as goalie Antti Niemi of Finland is knocked over by Philadelphia Flyers center Brayden Schenn (10) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Dallas.  Brayden was charged with interference on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Dallas Stars' John Klingberg (3) of Sweden comes away with the loose puck as goalie Antti Niemi of Finland is knocked over by Philadelphia Flyers center Brayden Schenn (10) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Dallas. Brayden was charged with interference on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Stars' Ales Hemsky (83), of the Czech Republic, has his shot blocked by Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth (30), also of the Czech Republic, as Brandon Manning (23) and Shayne Gostisbehere (53) help defend on the play in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Dallas Stars' Ales Hemsky (83), of the Czech Republic, has his shot blocked by Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth (30), also of the Czech Republic, as Brandon Manning (23) and Shayne Gostisbehere (53) help defend on the play in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) of the Czech Republic deflects a shot by Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) by using his leg pad as defenseman Evgeny Medvedev (82) of Russia helps on the play in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) of the Czech Republic deflects a shot by Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) by using his leg pad as defenseman Evgeny Medvedev (82) of Russia helps on the play in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)  (The Associated Press)

Antoine Roussel scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, leading the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night.

Roussel, whose five goals all have come at home, pulled the puck out of a pileup in front and sent a wrist shot past Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth with 2:32 to go in the second.

Mattias Janmark had tied the scored at 1-1 for Dallas with 5:54 remaining in the second. Jamie Benn added his NHL-leading 20th goal into an empty net with 53 seconds remaining, and Antti Niemi finished with 19 saves.

Shayne Gostisbehere scored his fourth power-play goal in 16 career games for Philadelphia at 9:23 of the second. Neuvirth had 41 saves.

The Stars have won six of seven at home and improved to 5-0-2 in their last seven games overall.