Finger brought Colorado within a goal at the 1:21 mark of the second period when he buried a feed from Joe Sakic. The Avalanche captain threaded a cross-ice pass to Finger, who buried his 8th goal of the season past Minnesota netminder Niklas Backstrom.
Ruslan Salei Ties The Game
The veteran defenseman evened the game at 2-2 later during the first period, lighting the lamp at 11:59. The goal came shortly after a penaly to Minnesota's Eric Belanger has expired.