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Colorado Falls 7-6 to Stars - Recap

Dallas got a pair of goals from Loui Eriksson as the Stars skated to a 7-6 victory over Colorado on Friday at American Airlines Center.

Dallas was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Loui Eriksson (2), Sheldon Souray, Eric Nystrom, Vernon Fiddler, Alex Goligoski, and Jamie Benn each scored for the Stars in the victory. Eriksson opened the scoring for Dallas, finding the back of the net at 5:39 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jamie Benn and Alex Goligoski.

Kari Lehtonen turned in a 34-save effort for the Stars.

Matt Duchene (3), Jay McClement, Daniel Winnik, and Paul Stastny scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 22 of 29 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Dallas went 3-for-6, while the Avalanche were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

Colorado outshot Dallas 40-29 in the game.

Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Calgary.