MacKinnon, Rantanen lead Avalanche to 5-2 win over Stars

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, right, is congratulated by right wing Mikko Rantanen and center Evan Rodrigues, left, after scoring in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Saturday, April 1, 2023, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Mikko Rantanen had a goal and three assists, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Saturday night.