Posted March 21, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Joe Sacco's decision to shake up his lineup paid immediate dividends for the Colorado Avalanche coach. Sacco inserted little-used Mark Olver into the lineup, and the forward had a goal and an assist to help spark Colorado's rally in the third period that beat the Dallas Stars, 4-3, on Wednesday night. Chuck Kobasew also had two points - including the game-winning goal - and Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and an assist for the Avalanche, who snapped a four-game skid. It was a banner return to action for Olver, who had been a healthy scratch for seven games. He used the opportunity to state his case for more playing time. ''It hasn't been very good. I've been out of the lineup for a while and it was good to make a contribution,'' he said. ''I made mine tonight when it counted.'' Olver was almost the hero when Colorado came all the way back from a two-goal deficit. The Avalanche got the winner when Matt Hunwick's shot from the boar...
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