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Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres (Credit: Getty)

Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres skates in his first game as a Sabre against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Stars vs. Sabres

Matt Moulson scored twice in his debut with the Buffalo Sabres, but the Dallas Stars hung on to win 4-3 in Buffalo.

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Jamie Benn #14
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars celebrates with teammates after scoring Dallas' fourth goal against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars left winger Erik Cole, left and
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Dallas Stars left winger Erik Cole, left and center Tyler Seguin, center, celebrate a goal by center Jamie Benn , right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. The goal proved to be the game winner as Dallas beat Buffalo 4-3. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Dallas Stars center Jamie Benn (14) celebrates with
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Dallas Stars center Jamie Benn (14) celebrates with goaltender Kari Lehtonen (32) after the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Dallas won 4-3. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Matt Moulson #26
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres deflects a shot toward Trevor Daley #6 and Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars' head coach Lindy Ruff looks at
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Dallas Stars' head coach Lindy Ruff looks at the scoreboard for a video tribute about his career in Buffalo during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Vernon Fiddler #38,
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Vernon Fiddler #38, Lane MacDermid #28 and Antoine Roussel #21 of the Dallas Stars celebrate Tyler Seguin's #91 (not shown) goal against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ryan Miller #30
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a glove save in the third period against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars' head coach Lindy Ruff looks at
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Dallas Stars' head coach Lindy Ruff looks at the scoreboard for a video tribute about his career in Buffalo as fans react during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Lindy Ruff, head
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Lindy Ruff, head coach of the Dallas Stars and former coach of the Buffalo Sabres, watches play against the Sabres from the bench at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Christian Ehrhoff #10
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Christian Ehrhoff #10 of the Buffalo Sabres and Erik Cole #72 of the Dallas Stars collide at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Christian Ehrhoff #10
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Christian Ehrhoff #10 of the Buffalo Sabres skates away from Vernon Fiddler #38 of the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Kari Lehtonen #32
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars makes a save against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ray Whitney #13
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ray Whitney #13 of the Dallas Stars squeezes between Tyler Myers #57 and Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Steve Ott #9
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Steve Ott #9 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Brenden Dillon #4
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Brenden Dillon #4 of the Dallas Stars skates against Johan Larsson #22 of the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. Dallas won 4-3. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Buffalo Sabres' Steve Ott (9) battles for the
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Buffalo Sabres' Steve Ott (9) battles for the puck with Dallas Stars' Cody Eakin (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Antoine Roussel #21
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Antoine Roussel #21 of the Dallas Stars checks Nikita Zadorov #61 of the Buffalo Sabres into the Buffalo bench in the first period at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Buffalo Sabres' Tyler Ennis (63) shoots at the
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Buffalo Sabres' Tyler Ennis (63) shoots at the Dallas Stars' net during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Matt Moulson #26
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres takes a seat after scoring his first goal as Sabre against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Vernon Fiddler #38,
(Credit: Getty Rick Stewart)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Vernon Fiddler #38, Lane MacDermid #28 and Antoine Roussel #21 of the Dallas Stars celebrate Tyler Seguin's #91 (not shown) goal against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres skates
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Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres skates in his first game as a Sabre against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres
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Matt Moulson #26 of the Buffalo Sabres skates in his first game as a Sabre against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, left, celebrates a
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Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, left, celebrates a goal by center Jamie Benn, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

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Dallas Stars right winger Alex Chiasson, left, deflects
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Dallas Stars right winger Alex Chiasson, left, deflects an incoming shot on Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Steve Ott #9
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Steve Ott #9 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates with teammates after scoring Buffalo's second goal against the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars' Valeri Nichushkin (43), of Russia, shoots
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Dallas Stars' Valeri Nichushkin (43), of Russia, shoots the puck wide on Buffalo Sabres' Ryan Miller (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Brenden Dillon #4
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Brenden Dillon #4 of the Dallas Stars skates ahead of Tyler Ennis #63 of the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars Coach Lindy Ruff with his team
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Dallas Stars Coach Lindy Ruff with his team during practice, at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, October 28, 2013. It was Ruff's first visit to Buffalo as head coach of the Dallas Stars since his firing by the Buffalo Sabres in February. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Charles Lewis)

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Matt Moulson warms up during his first practice
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Matt Moulson warms up during his first practice with the Buffalo Sabres at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Moulson came to Buffalo from the New York Islanders as part of a trade for Thomas Vanek. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Charles Lewis)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Tyler Seguin #91
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Tyler Seguin #91 of the Dallas Stars shoots the puck against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Matt Moulson warms up during his first practice
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Matt Moulson warms up during his first practice with the Buffalo Sabres at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y. Monday, October 28, 2013. Moulson came to Buffalo from the New York Islanders as part of a trade for Thomas Vanek. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Charles Lewis)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Tyler Myers #57
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Tyler Myers #57 and Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres defend against Rich Peverley #17 of the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars Coach Lindy Ruff, left, chats with
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Dallas Stars Coach Lindy Ruff, left, chats with a friend during practice, at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. It was Ruff's first visit to Buffalo as head coach of the Dallas Stars since his firing by the Buffalo Sabres in February. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Charles Lewis)

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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ryan Miller #30
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres leans into the post to deflect a shot by Tyler Seguin #91 of the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ville Leino #23
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BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ville Leino #23 of the Buffalo Sabres falls to the ice after being checked by Tyler Seguin #91 of the Dallas Stars at First Niagara Center on October 28, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Newly acquired Buffalo Sabres left winger Matt Moulson
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Newly acquired Buffalo Sabres left winger Matt Moulson takes part in a pregame skate during a game against the Dallas Stars in Buffalo. (Oct. 28, 2013)

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