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Play of the Game: April 26th

by - Official Site of the Colorado Avalanche / Colorado Avalanche
What's your choice for the Avalanche's "Play of the Game" from Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Detroit Red Wings? To cast your ballot, vote on the poll on the front page of Voting ends Sunday at 3:00 p.m. MT, so cast your ballot now!

Theo Robs Lidstrom
Jose Theodore made this big stop on Nicklas Lidstrom 3:43 into the first period. Lidstrom took a cross-ice feed from Pavel Datsyuk and fired a shot on goal, but Theodore got in front of the defenseman’s attempt.

Budaj Comes Up Big
Peter Budaj made 19 stops after relieving Jose Theodore, including this save on Niklas Kronwall. The defenseman was on the receiving end of a give-and-go, but his slap shot from the slot was stopped by Budaj.

Lappy Gets One
Ian Laperriere notched his third career playoff goal – Colorado’s only tally of the night – off a feed from Cody McCormick 2:38 into the third period. McCormick tipped the puck toward the front of the Detroit goal, where Laperriere knocked it past Chris Osgood.

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