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NHL: Colorado 5, Chicago 4 (SO)

Oct. 23, 2011 at 1:42 AM

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Joakim Lindstrom's shootout goal proved to be the game-winner Saturday, boosting the Colorado Avalanche past Chicago 5-4.

Lindstrom's wrist shot elude Corey Crawford in the third round of the tiebreaker while Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov stopped Viktor Stalberg, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in the shootout.

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Gabriel Landeskog scored twice for Colorado -- including the score-tying goal with 1:48 left in regulation. Paul Stastny added a goal and an assist and David Jones also found the net for the victors.

Varlamov finished with 34 saves as Colorado improved to 6-0 on the road.

The Blackhawks got goals from Marian Hossa, Toews, Jamal Mayers and Michael Frolik in the loss.

Crawford finished with 20 saves.

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