Stars power past Avalanche 5-1
- Kings cut Richards with 6 years on deal
- Flyers F Rinaldo suspended 8 games
- Islanders F Okposo out 6 to 8 weeks
- Penguins C Crosby out at least 1 game
- Slow-starting Stars eye playoff run
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.
Updated September 26, 2013