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Hensick scores winner, adds two assists as Avalanche beat Stars 6-3

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DALLAS (AP) - T.J. Hensick scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and added two assists to help the Colorado Avalanche remain unbeaten in three pre-season games with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

With the score tied 3-3, Hensick struck on a power play at 7:16 of the final period. Kyle Cumiskey added a power-play goal at 14:03 to stretch Colorado's lead to 5-3. Cody McLeod added an empty-netter with 1:15 remaining for the final margin.

Sergei Zubov gave the Stars (1-1-1) a 3-2 lead 47 seconds into the third period, but Jordan Leopold tied it for the Avalanche with a power-play goal nearly 1:30 later.

Eric Healey had two goals and an assist for Colorado. Vadim Khomitski and Mike Modano added goals for Dallas.

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