DALLAS, Colo., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist Thursday in boosting Colorado to its first win of the season -- 5-2 over Philadelphia.
The Avalanche had suffered three straight one-goal losses to open the campaign.
Raycorft came to Colorado in free agency this season after spending two years with Toronto.
Philadelphia remained winless (0-3-1).
Colorado outshot Philadelphia in the opening period 17-3 while building a 2-0 lead. Martin Biron surrendered five goals overall on 34 shots.