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Ales Hemsky started the Dallas scoring with his first goal in his 22nd game with the Stars since signing a 3-year, $12 million contract in the summer.About a minute and a half later, Tyler Seguin got his NHL-leading 18th goal on a shot that was stopped by Darcy Kuemper before the puck slid past the goalie. Erik Cole beat Kuemper from the top of the left circle with 11 seconds left in the period to make it 3-3.The flurry of goals from the Stars came two nights after Kuemper was pulled after giving up four goals in the first period of a 4-0 loss to Los Angeles. He had 41 saves on a season-high 45 shots by Dallas.Alex Goligoski put the Stars ahead 4-3 by beating Kuemper over the top of his glove off a pass from Seguin with 6:31 remaining.Vaneks tying goal came with 1:52 left in regulation from the right circle on assists from Ryan Suter and Zach Parise, who had three assists.We battled for a point, which is awesome, Stars coach Lindy Ruff said. 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