Colorado 3, Dallas 2

Friday, November 1, 2013 8:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Colorado 11-1-0-0 5-1-0-0 6-0-0-0 W5
Dallas 5-6-1-1 3-1-1-1 2-5-0-0 L2


Avalanche 3, Stars 2 (OT): Paul Stastny scored his second goal of the game at 3:36 of overtime as Colorado remained the league's only perfect team on the road.

Captain Gabriel Landeskog also had a goal and Semyon Varlamov turned aside 27 shots one day after he was freed on bail after being arrested on kidnapping and assault charges involving his girlfriend as the Avalanche won their fifth straight game and improved to 6-0-0 away from home. Colorado raised its overall record to a league-best 11-1-0, matching the top start in franchise history.

Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist while defenseman Alex Goligoski also scored for Dallas, which suffered its second one-goal defeat to the Avalanche this season. Kari Lehtonen made 26 saves and Rich Peverley had two assists for the Stars.

Colorado scored the only goal of the opening period when Alex Tanguay cut toward the net and slid a perfect pass to an unguarded Stastny, who scooped the puck into an open net at 8:22. Landeskog doubled the advantage with 1:19 left in the middle session, hammering a slap shot past Lehtonen from the left faceoff dot after rookie Nathan MacKinnon started a rush off a turnover.  

Goligoski got the Stars on the board at 3:57 of the third, accepting a pass from Seguin and beating Varlamov with a one-timer, before Seguin knotted it with 3:29 remaining to send the contest into overtime.

GAME NOTEBOOK: MacKinnon, the top overall pick in this year's draft, ended a five-game point drought with his assist on Landeskog's goal. ... Seguin had his fourth multi-point performance to give him 14 in 13 games. ... The woman who claimed Varlamov beat and kicked her said she received death threats on a Russian website for going to police with the accusations. 

Top Game Performances

Colorado   Dallas
Paul Stastny 2 Points Tyler Seguin 2
Paul Stastny 2 Goals Tyler Seguin 1
Nate Guenin 1 Assists Rich Peverley 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Semyon Varlamov .931 Save Percentage Kari Lehtonen .897
Semyon Varlamov 27 Saves Kari Lehtonen 26

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Colorado 29 3 0-4 2-2 9 38
Dallas 29 2 0-2 4-4 13 27

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play its next game on the road against Ottawa. The Stars have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .571 after a loss.
  • Colorado will play its next game at home against Montreal. The Avalanche have a W/L % of .909 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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