DALLAS (AP) -- Pierre Turgeon scored twice against his former
team Saturday night as Colorado beat Dallas 4-3 in the preseason
finale for both teams.
Dallas (4-4-0) had 29 shots to 17 for the Avalanche.
Turgeon's second goal came on a breakaway at 9:52 in the second
period when he took a pass from Wojtek Wolski and flicked a shot
from outside the crease for a 3-2 Avalanche lead. Turgeon played
the previous three seasons in Dallas but was let go after the
The goal capped a spurt of three goals in 1:15 of the second
period. Dallas' Stephane Robidas scored at 8:37 with assists from
Niko Kapanen and Bill Guerin. Robidas finished with a goal and two
assists, and Kapanen had a goal and an assist.
Robidas' goal gave Dallas a 2-1 lead, but Brunette tied it 28
seconds later. Jason Krog scored Colorado's third goal of the
period on a power play at 15:40.
Stars rookie Jussi Jokinen scored his fifth goal of the
preseason with 2:54 left in the game to draw Dallas within one.
Turgeon's first goal came on the power play at 17:10 in the
first period with assists from Sakic and Brunette.