Series (Game 1 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Thursday, September 20th
Game 2: Tuesday, September 25th

Avalanche 6

(3-0-0, 6 pts)

Stars 3

(1-1-1, 3 pts)

8:30 PM ET, September 20, 2007

American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas

1 2 3 T
COL 1 1 46
DAL 1 1 13

E. Healey (LW):

J. Liles (D):

S. Zubov (D):

Avalanche 6, Stars 3

Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) -- T.J. Hensick scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and added two assists to help the Colorado Avalanche remain unbeaten in three preseason games with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

With the score tied 3-3, Hensick struck on a power play at 7:16 of the final period. Kyle Cumiskey added a power-play goal at 14:03 to stretch Colorado's lead to 5-3. Cody McLeod added an empty-netter with 1:15 remaining for the final margin.

Sergei Zubov gave the Stars (1-1-1) a 3-2 lead 47 seconds into the third period, but Jordan Leopold tied it for the Avalanche with a power-play goal nearly 1:30 later.

Eric Healey had two goals and an assist for Colorado. Vadim Khomitski and Mike Modano added goals for Dallas.

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