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Avalanche 4, Thrashers 3, OT

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 2:49 AM

Associated Press

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Avalanche 4, Thrashers 3, OT
Atlanta Thrashers 3, Colorado Avalanche 4

DENVER (AP) - Kyle Cumiskey scored nine seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Atlanta Thrashers 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Chris Stewart had a goal and an assist, Brett Clark and Chris Durno also scored, Paul Stastny had three assists and Craig Anderson made 33 saves for Colorado.

In overtime, Stastny won the opening faceoff and Cumiskey skated into the Thrashers' zone. He split two defenders and beat Johan Hedberg for his seventh goal of the season.

Nik Antropov, Niclas Bergfors and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist for the Thrashers and Hedberg made 31 saves. Atlanta has lost three straight on the road.

The Thrashers took a 3-1 lead on Antropov's goal with 15:41 left, but Colorado battled back to force overtime. Stewart knocked in his own rebound with 11:26 left and Durno beat Hedberg with 5:29 remaining in regulation.

Little gave Atlanta a 2-1 lead when his shot from the left circle got past Anderson with 14:28 left in the second period.

The Thrashers thought they had a 3-1 lead when a ruling on the ice gave them a goal with 2:08 left in the second. However, a video review showed that Antropov's rebound attempt didn't completely cross the line before Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote cleared it out of harm's way. As a result, the goal was overturned.

Moments after killing a Colorado power play, the Thrashers opened the scoring in the first. Antropov won a faceoff in his own zone and got the puck to Bergfors, who skated into the Avalanche zone and used a screen by Little to beat Anderson.

Colorado struck back 46 seconds later when Clark beat Hedberg.

NOTES: Foote played in his 900th game with the Colorado/Quebec organization, the most by a defenseman in franchise history. ... Avalanche C Ryan O'Reilly returned to the lineup after missing a game because of a foot injury.

scoring summary
1st Period
08:54
ATL
Niclas Bergfors (15) ASST: Nik Antropov (33)
1 - 0 ATL
09:40
COL
Brett Clark (3) ASST: Paul Stastny (40), Chris Stewart (22)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
05:32
ATL
Bryan Little (10) ASST: Marty Reasoner (12), Johnny Oduya (3)
2 - 1 ATL
3rd Period
04:19
ATL
Nik Antropov (14) ASST: Bryan Little (15), Niclas Bergfors (15)
3 - 1 ATL
08:34
COL
Chris Stewart (19) ASST: Paul Stastny (41), TJ Galiardi (17)
3 - 2 ATL
14:31
COL
Chris Durno (3) ASST: Cody McLeod (7), Kyle Quincey (19)
3 - 3 Tie
OT Period
00:09
COL
Kyle Cumiskey (7) ASST: Paul Stastny (42)
4 - 3 COL
penalty summary
1st Period
06:14
ATL
Chris Thorburn  Interference against  Wojtek Wolski
14:50
COL
Paul Stastny  Holding against  Ron Hainsey
17:13
ATL
Jim Slater  Tripping against  Kyle Quincey
2nd Period
03:07
ATL
Maxim Afinogenov  Hooking against  Scott Hannan
07:18
COL
Matt Duchene  Hooking against  Jim Slater
08:51
ATL
Todd White  Interference - Goalkeeper against  Craig Anderson
08:51
COL
Craig Anderson  Diving against  Todd White
10:18
COL
Brett Clark  Holding against  Evander Kane
15:57
COL
Scott Hannan  Interference against  Bryan Little
3rd Period
15:45
ATL
Chris Thorburn  Delaying Game - Puck over glass
OT Period
NONE
goalie stats
Johan Hedberg
Johan Hedberg
13-9-5
SA: 35TOI: 60:09
Saves: 31EV: 24 - 28
PIM: 0PP: 6 - 6
SV%: .886SH: 1 - 1
Craig Anderson
SA: 36TOI: 60:09
Saves: 33EV: 22 - 25
PIM: 2PP: 10 - 10
SV%: .917SH: 1 - 1
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