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

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.