Brad Winchester scored two goals and Louis Leblanc had two assists in the Anaheim Ducks' 5-2 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center.
It was a the preseason opener for both clubs, and the first of a home-and-away split-squad series. One hour after puck drop in Denver, the second game between the Avalanche and the Ducks got under way in Anaheim.
Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon also scored for the Ducks and Jason LaBarbera stopped 19 of 21 shots. Igor Bobkov made five saves. Jakob Silfverberg scored an empty-net goal at 18:27 of the third period.
Alex Tanguay and Zach Redmond scored for Colorado, while Andrew Agozzino had two assists.
Colorado netminder Calvin Pickard played the entire game and made 23 saves.