Ellis makes 20 stops as Dallas Stars blank Edmonton Oilers for preseason win

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Dan Ellis made 20 saves to help the Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Friday night in a preseason game.

Brett Ritchie had two third-period goals for the Stars at Cox Convention Center, including an empty-netter.

Austin Smith beat Devan Dubnyk to make it 1-0 at 11:07 in the first, and Luke Gazdic converted a 3-on-1 rush in the second.

Panthers’ sale final

Vincent Viola has been introduced as the new principal owner, chairman and governor of the Florida Panthers.

Viola paid $250 million for the team and the operating rights to the BB&T Center, the team’s home arena. Viola also gets the development partnership with Boyd Gaming, an effort to put a casino adjacent to that arena.

Viola says he is honored to take over, and has a goal of “bringing a Stanley Cup to our incredible fans here in South Florida.”

Tim Thomas back

Tim Thomas is officially back in the NHL.

The Stanley Cup-winning goalie signed a one-year contract Thursday with the Panthers. Financial terms were not released.

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