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Stars score twice in third to defeat Avalanche

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Mersch floats one home

DAL@COL: Mersch takes the lead on redirected wrister

Michael Mersch tees up a wrist shot that tips off a defender and flutters past Philipp Grubauer, giving the Stars a 2-1 lead in the 3rd

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Michael Mersch scored with 4:25 remaining in the third period to help the Dallas Stars defeat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 in a preseason game at Pepsi Center on Thursday.

Scottie Upshall tied it 1-1 for the Stars at 3:59 of the third.

Jake Oettinger played the first two periods for Dallas and allowed one goal on 32 shots. Landon Bow made 15 saves in relief.

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored a first-period goal, and Philipp Grubauer made 21 saves for Colorado.

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