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Alex Goligoski
Short-handed Stars upend Bruins, 5-3

BOSTON The Stars lost the battle of attrition, but they still found a way to improve their playoff position, and that was no small feat at the TD Garden on Tuesday night. Despite battling flu, losing winger Antoine Roussel to a game misconduct penalty in the first period, and missing a third of the game from injured defenseman Jason Demers, the Stars found a way to overpower the Boston Bruins 5-3 in a wild and wooly game. Dallas scored twice short-handed the first two goals the Bruins' power play has allowed this season and Kari Lehtonen stopped 41 shots, including 11 in a shutdown third period. It was a test that the Stars passed to save a three-game road trip that started on the...