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NHL: Colorado 2, Minnesota 1 (SO)

March 13, 2009 at 12:25 AM

DENVER, March 13 (UPI) -- Wojtek Wolski and Milan Hejduk scored the only goals of the shootout Thursday, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

Peter Budaj stopped the two shootout attempts he faced after having to make only 16 saves in regulation and overtime.

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It was the second win in three games for Colorado, which is in last place in the Western Conference.

Marc-Andre Bergeron scored the only goal for Minnesota, losers of three out of four. Niklas Backstrom made 40 saves in the setback.

Despite their struggling season, Colorado has a 9-1 record in games decided by a shootout.

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