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Forsberg's Tally Named "Play of the Game"

Forward Recorded Goal, Assist Against Wild

Saturday, 04.12.2008 / 4:46 PM / Features
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Forsberg\'s Tally Named \"Play of the Game\"
The results are in, and Peter Forsberg's first-period goal against the Minnesota Wild on Friday was voted as the "Play of the Game".

The Swedish forward garnered nearly 47% of fan votes.

Hundreds of fans cast their vote for Friday's "Play of the Game," with voting being conducted on www.coloradoavalanche.com.

Results from the voting are as follows:

Forsberg Opens Scoring - 46.98%
Peter Forsberg opened the scoring with 2:54 remaining in the initial period on his first goal of the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Forsberg streaked along the right wing and into the slot before shelving a wrister past Niklas Backstrom.



Hejduk, Liles Team Up - 30.87%
Milan Hejduk and John-Michael Liles teamed up to tie the game and send it to overtime with this play at 19:16 of the third period. Liles lined up a shot from the point that was tipped in by Hejduk to make it a 2-2 game.



Theodore Stops Burns
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22.15%
Just over a minute into the third period, Mikko Koivu found an open Brent Burns cutting into the slot. Theodore was able to make a pad save on Burns’ low attempt to maintain Colorado’s 1-0 lead.



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