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Budaj Garners Play of the Week Honors

Netminder Earns Top Play for Second Consecutive Week

Friday, 04.17.2009 / 11:56 AM MT / Features
By - Official Site of the Colorado Avalanche
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Budaj Garners Play of the Week Honors
Netminder Peter Budaj earned Avalanche "Play of the Week" honors for the April 10-12 time period after making two big stops on Vancouver's Alex Burrows. Budaj's effort earned 44.39% of fan voting.

Andrew Raycroft's short-handed save on St. Louis' David Backes (33.64%) came in second this week, followed by another Budaj stop on Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler (21.96%).

On Monday, April 20, will begin its "Play of the Year" tournament, once again to be decided by Avalanche fans.

Budaj Hugs the Post – 4/11 vs. Vancouver
Peter Budaj clung to his goal post to keep the Canucks off the scoreboard in the third period of an April 11 matchup. Budaj made a nice save on an Alex Burrows wraparound attempt and also foiled Burrrows’ rebound chance by stacking his pads.



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