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Avalanche 2, Blues 1, OT @NHL

DENVER (AP) -Milan Hejduk scored 48 seconds into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in a preseason game Sunday night.

T. J. Galiardi added a his first goal of the preseason. Darcy Tucker, Chris Durno and Kyle Quincey had assists for Colorado.

Peter Budaj, Colorado's starting goaliefor much of the 2008-09 season, had 24 saves.

Erik Johnson scored for the Blues on assists from T.J. Oshie and Patrick Berglund. Ty Conklin stopped 33 shots, including an early bid by Hejduk on a breakaway.

Colorado didn't score on three power plays. The Blues, who were without Keith Tkachuk, Paul Kariya, David Backes and Brad Boyes, were 1 for 6.

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