The Colorado Avalanche squeaked out a win over the Dallas Stars, 3 to 2, on December 29, 1996.

Final

DAL

Stars

22-12-3

2

COL

Avalanche

22-10-5

3

Team

DAL

COL

1

0

1

2

1

2

3

1

0

Total

2

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DAL

COL

Avalanche

Christian Matte (EV) assisted by Eric Lacroix and Rene Corbet

0

1

2nd period

DAL

COL

Stars

Mike Modano (SH) assisted by Jere Lehtinen and Arturs Irbe

1

1

Avalanche

Uwe Krupp (PP) assisted by Sandis Ozolinsh

1

2

Avalanche

Eric Lacroix (EV) assisted by Joe Sakic and Christian Matte

1

3

3rd period

DAL

COL

Stars

Bill Huard (EV) assisted by Joe Nieuwendyk and Sergei Zubov

2

3