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Avs Win Preseason Opener in OT

by Staff Writer / Colorado Avalanche
Paul Stastny scored with 47 seconds left in overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in the preseason opener on Monday night in Glendale, Ariz.

Stastny scored two goals while Kyle Cumiskey added three assists. Marek Svatos and Wojtek Wolski also scored for Colorado and Jaroslav Hlinka had two assists.

Phoenix's Ed Jovanovski scored with one second left in regulation to force overtime. Derek Morris and Mathias Tjarnqvist also scored for the Coyotes.

Peter Budaj stopped 19 of 20 shots in a period-and-a-half of action and Tyler Weiman made 22 saves, including six in overtime to earn the victory.
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