O'Reilly scores shootout goal, Varlamov stops 35 shots and Avs beat Wild 3-2

Sunday, 12.01.2013 / 12:15 AM The Canadian Press

DENVER - Ryan O'Reilly scored the only goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 35 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night.

Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon had a goal apiece to help the Avalanche sweep the home-and-home series with the Wild.

John Mitchell added two assists for Colorado, which won a rare penalty-free game.

Mikko Koivu and Matt Cooke scored goals and Josh Harding stopped 23 shots for the Wild.

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