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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -Niklas Hagman scored on a nifty backhand in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 6-5 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.

After Hagman gave Toronto a 2-1 shootout lead, Vesa Toskala secured the win with a blocker save on Jamie Langenbrunner. Tomas Kaberle kept Toronto alive, beating Martin Brodeur in the third round after Patrik Elias scored for New Jersey.

In regulation, Matt Stajan scored twice and Alex Steen, Jamal Mayers and Alexei Ponikarovsky added goals for Toronto. Toskala earned his first win against New Jersey in four decisions, stopping 26 shots through overtime.

The Devils got goals from David Clarkson, Dainius Zubrus, Jamie Langenbrunner, Colin White and Zach Parise but lost their third straight.

DALLAS (AP) - Tobias Stephan made 19 saves to earn his first NHL win, Brenden Morrow scored 13 seconds into the game, and Dallas handed Minnesota its first regulation loss.

Stephan, filling in for slumping Marty Turco, made his first start of the season and second of his career.

The Stars jumped to a 3-1 lead after the first, forcing goalie Niklas Backstrom out of the game in favor of backup Josh Harding.

Marc-Andre Bergeron and Andrew Brunette had power-play goals for the Wild (6-1-1), who had allowed just 14 goals coming into the game.

Steve Ott and Brad Richards each had goals in the first, and Sean Avery had two assists for the Stars. Matt Niskanen added a power-play goal, the first allowed by the Wild after killing the first 24 this season.

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