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DALLAS (AP) -Steven Reinprecht had a natural hat trick in a 5:11 span of the first period, and Rostislav Olesz scored in the second round of a shootout to give the Florida Panthers a 6-5 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night.

Dallas rallied to send the game to overtime and the shootout, where Olesz was the only successful shooter when his attempt caromed off the goal post and behind Alex Auld. A video review confirmed that the puck crossed the goal line.

Florida goalie Scott Clemmensen denied Brad Richards in the third round to secure the victory for the Panthers, 0-3-1 in their previous four games.

Olesz and Jordan Leopold also scored in regulation for the Panthers. Nathan Horton assisted on all three of Reinprecht's goals. Reinprecht has five career hat tricks.

Brian Sutherby, Stephane Robidas, Mike Ribeiro, James Neal and Fabian Brunnstrom scored for the Stars in coach Marc Crawford's 1,000th NHL game.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Pittsburgh scored twice in the final 3 minutes of regulation to tie it, and Sidney Crosby had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Penguins.

Brent Johnson stopped 29 shots before the shootout, then stymied Antoine Vermette, Rick Nash and Kristian Huselius in the tiebreaker. The Penguins improved to 6-0-0 on the road, the franchise's best start ever away from home, and 11-2-0 overall.

Ruslan Fedotenko and Alex Goligoski scored late goals in a 39-second span to tie it. Chris Kunitz also had a short-handed goal and an assist. Crosby added two assists.

Nash had two goals, and Derek Dorsett also scored for Columbus. The Blue Jackets have lost three games in a row.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mark Streit scored 53 seconds into overtime to give New York its second straight victory and third of the season.

Frans Nielsen scored twice, Kyle Okposo added a goal, and Dwayne Roloson made 37 saves to help the Islanders end the Capitals' winning streak at six.

Tomas Fleischmann scored twice, and Alex Ovechkin had his NHL-high 14th goal of the season for Washington.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Tim Connolly scored a power-play goal 1:04 into overtime, and Ryan Miller made 33 saves for Buffalo.

Miller improved to 8-0-1, and the Sabres (8-1-1) won their fourth straight game to match their second-best start after 10 games since entering the NHL in 1970.

Drew Stafford also scored for Buffalo.

Ian White and Mikhail Grabovski scored for Toronto, an NHL-worst 1-7-3.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Corey Perry and Bobby Ryan each had two goals and an assist, Mike Brown put Anaheim ahead to stay with his first career short-handed goal, and the Ducks went on to snap a four-game losing streak.

Joffrey Lupel and enforcer George Parros also scored, and Jonas Hiller made 36 saves to help prevent the Ducks from falling into last place in the Western Conference. Scott Niedermayer had an assist on Perry's second goal to become the 24th defenseman in NHL history to reach 700 points. Steve Bernier and Mason Raymond scored for Vancouver.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Petr Sykora had a goal and an assist, and Eric Belanger and Antti Miettinen also scored in Minnesota's first regulation win of the season.

Mikko Koivu added two assists, and Niklas Backstrom stopped 18 shots.

Dane Byers scored his first NHL goal for the Rangers, and Marc Staal added a third-period goal. The game was originally billed as the return of Rangers star Marian Gaborik to Xcel Energy Center, but he's sidelined by a leg injury.

CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Sharp scored with 4:10 left, and Kris Vertseeg and Cam Barker each had a goal and an assist for Chicago.

Cristobal Huet stopped 20 shots in his fourth straight start and beat the Canadiens, one of his former teams, for first time in three games.

Mike Cammalleri and Travis Moen scored for Montreal.

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