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Stars Down Carolina 2-1 - Match Report

The Hurricanes came up short Friday against the Stars, falling 2-1 in a shootout.

The Stars were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Brad Richards clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Stars. James Neal scored for the Stars in the victory. Neal opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 9:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brad Richards and Aaron Gagnon.

Andrew Raycroft stopped 22 of 23 Carolina shots in the victory.

Jiri Tlusty scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Andrew Raycroft.

Cam Ward stopped 28 of 29 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Dallas went 0-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 29-23.

Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face St. Louis.