By CBSDFW.com Staff

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Joe Pavelski scored twice in 20 seconds in the opening minutes to reach 400 career goals, and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1.

Dallas Stars center Joe Pavelski scores a goal against Colorado Avalanche (Credit: AP Photo/LM Otero)

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Dallas goaltender Jake Oettinger earned the win despite missing the last 7:22 of the second period after being struck in the head.

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Oettinger returned in the third period after being relieved by Braden Holtby.

Cale Makar scored for the Avalanche, who had their six-game winning streak snapped.

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