Sceviour scores 3 goals to lead Stars over Avs 5-3 - NBC Sports

Sceviour scores 3 goals to lead Stars over Avs 5-3
Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen (32), of Finland, deflects a shot by Colorado Avalanche's Guillaume Desbiens (27) during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 in Denver. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)
September 24, 2013, 11:58 pm

DENVER (AP) Colton Sceviour scored three goals, Jamie Benn added two and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 in a preseason game Tuesday night.

Sceviour and Benn scored two goals apiece in the second period, with Sceviour's second goal at 9:44 giving the Stars a 4-0 lead and prompting Colorado to pull goalie Jean-Sebastian Giguere in favor of Sami Aittokallio.

Gabriel Landeskog answered for Colorado with 2:11 left in the middle period, and Brad Malone and Paul Stastny followed with goals in the third period to get the Avalanche within 4-3.

Sceviour added an empty-net goal with 1:40 left in the game. Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 shots for the Stars.

Giguere stopped six shots and Aittokallio saved all 15 shots he faced.

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