Stars’ top line dominant in 5-3 win over Avs in Game 1
Dallas leads Colorado in Western Conference Semifinals, 1-0
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - The top line for the Dallas Stars finally came to life this postseason in a 5-3 win over Colorado to open the second round of the Western Conference playoffs.
Alexander Radulov scored two goals, captain Jamie Benn had three assists and Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist. That trio had combined for only 10 points in the first nine postseason games. They had no points when Dallas scored seven goals in its first-round clincher.
Hart Trophy finalist Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals and had an assist for the Avalanche, who lost top goalie Philipp Grubauer to an injury early in the second period.
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