DALLAS (Ticker) -- The Colorado Avalanche try to avoid their
first three-game regular-season losing streak in more than a
year when they visit the Dallas Stars on Friday at the American
The Avalanche have not lost three straight regular-season games
since January 7-11, 2003.
On Wednesday, Colorado was routed by Edmonton, 5-1. Brett Clark
scored with 30 seconds remaining for the Avalanche, who are
0-for-9 on the power play over the last two contests.
The Avalanche still hold a four-point lead over Vancouver in the
Northwest Division and are tied with Detroit for the most
points in the Western Conference.
The Stars are eight points behind first-place San Jose in the
On Wednesday, Dallas edged Los Angeles on the road, 4-3, behind
two goals from Mike Modano and one each from Jere Lehtinen and
Brenden Morrow. The Stars had been 0-2-1 over their prior three
The Avalanche have won each of the first three meetings between
the teams this season and are aiming for their first season
sweep since taking both encounters in the 1993-94 campaign.