Series (Game 1 of 2)
Dallas leads 2-0
(3-0-2, 8 pts)
(2-2-0, 4 pts)
9:00 PM ET, September 24, 2013
Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
C. Sceviour (Stars - C): Goals: 3, Assists: 1
J. Benn (Stars - LW): Goals: 2, Assists: 0
P. Stastny (Avalanche - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1
DENVER -- Colton Sceviour scored three goals, Jamie Benn added two and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
Sceviour and Benn scored two goals apiece in the second period, with Sceviour's second goal at 9:44 giving the Stars a 4-0 lead and prompting Colorado to pull goalie Jean-Sebastian Giguere in favor of Sami Aittokallio.
Gabriel Landeskog answered for Colorado with 2:11 left in the middle period, and Brad Malone and Paul Stastny followed with goals in the third period to get the Avalanche within 4-3.
Sceviour added an empty-net goal with 1:40 left in the game. Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 shots for the Stars.
Giguere stopped six shots and Aittokallio saved all 15 shots he faced.