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October 28, 2013

Avanlanche defeat Jets

Lightning win in a shootout

DENVER — Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots, and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday night.
Matt Duchene and Jan Hejda also scored for the Avalanche, who under coach Patrick Roy are 10-1 for the first time in franchise history. Gabriel Landeskog added two assists.
Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little had a goal and assist each for the Jets.
The Avalanche trailed 2-1 entering the third but came out strong at the start of the period. They put nine quick shots on goalie Al Montoya before Hejda tied it with 12:47 left on an assist by Stastny.
Stastny netted the winner with 5:28 left to give Colorado its fourth straight victory.
Montoya stopped 33 shots before being pulled for an extra skater with 1:30 left.
Ducks 4, Blue Jackets 3
COLUMBUS, Ohi  — Corey Perry scored with 2:25 remaining, and Anaheim snapped Columbus’ three-game winning streak.
Perry wristed a shot over sprawled goalie Sergei Bobrovsky for his sixth of the season.
The Ducks lost Saku Koivu late in the second period on a hit that resulted in the ejection of Columbus’ Brandon Dubinsky.  
Artem Anisimov scored twice, rebounding from a first-period hit by Francois Beauchemin, and Blake Comeau scored his first of the season for Columbus, which went 3-1 on its homestand.
Bobrovsky, last season’s Vezina Trophy winner, stopped 28 of 32 shots.
Ryan Getzlaf, Peter Holland and Emerson Etem scored for Anaheim.
Anaheim is 2-2 halfway through its eight-game road trip after starting the season by winning seven of its first eight games. Rookie Frederik Anderson made 18 saves to improve to 3-0.
Sharks 5, Senators 2
OTTAWA, Ontario — Alex Stalock stopped 38 shots in his first NHL start to lead San Jose over Ottawa.
The 26-year-old Stalock made 16 saves in the first period and helped the Sharks jump out to a 3-1 lead. 

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