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Stars power past Avalanche 5-1

Thursday - 9/26/2013, 11:30pm  ET

Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) and Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) compete for a loose puck as Stars defenseman Jamie Oleksiak (5) watches in the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) -- Alex Chiasson scored two goals and the Dallas Stars earned a 5-1 preseason victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday.

Kari Lehtonen made 25 for the Stars.

Chiasson opened the scoring 55 seconds into the game. He picked up his third goal of the preseason at 6:30 of the third period on a power play.

Erik Cole and Valeri Nichushkin also scored for the Stars.

Alex Goligoski added a goal and two assists. Tyler Seguin and Ray Whitney both had two assists for Dallas.

Jamie McGinn scored for Colorado.

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