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Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - David Perron scored the game winner on a power play late in the third period, and St. Louis hung on late to beat Dallas, 3-2, at American Airlines Center.

Alex Steen and Kris Russell also tickled the twine for the Blues (49-22-11), who finished the year by halting a four-game losing skid.

Jaroslav Halak made 33 stops, assuring he and Brian Elliott the Jennings Trophy for fewest total goals allowed at 165.

Ryan Garbutt and Philip Larsen hit the net for the Stars (42-35-5), who dropped five straight and finished out of the postseason for the fourth straight season.

Richard Bachman stopped 32 shots in the loss.