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Two goals by Iginla give Avalanche win

Forward breaks third-period tie against Canadiens

by Rick Sadowski / Correspondent

Iginla's late goal gives Avs lead

MTL@COL: Iginla taps in late go-ahead goal

2/17/16: Matt Duchene heads a rush that leads to the go-ahead goal, thanks to a tap in from Jarome Iginla late in the 3rd period

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DENVER -- Jarome Iginla scored his second goal of the game with 2:03 remaining in the third period to give the Colorado Avalanche a 3-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Pepsi Center on Wednesday. 

Iginla was in front of the net when he put Mikhail Grigorenko's pass behind goalie Ben Scrivens for his 17th goal of the season and 606th of his NHL career. 

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Avalanche juggle lines before facing Canadiens

Duchene returns to center as Colorado hopes to spark offense

by Rick Sadowski / Correspondent

CANADIENS (27-26-4) at AVALANCHE (29-26-4) 

TV: 8 p.m. ET; ALT, RDS, SN, NHL.TV 

DENVER -- In an attempt to create more offense, the Colorado Avalanche will use three new line combinations against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday at Pepsi Center. 

The Avalanche have scored 28 goals through regulation and overtime in the past 14 games while going 7-for-49 on power plays. They've been held to two goals or fewer nine times in this stretch. 

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