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game recap

Blues 3, Avalanche 1

Thursday, 09.29.2011 / 8:44 PM

Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Despite a game-tying goal 1:42 into the third period, the Colorado Avalanche fell to the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center on Thursday night, 3-1. 

Joakim Lindstrom had the lone goal for the Avalanche, with assists going to Daniel Winnik and Ryan Wilson

David Backes and T.J. Oshie scored consecutive goals in the third period, giving the Blues their fifth win in seven preseason contests.  Andy McDonald finished the night with two assists.

Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere, in his second start of the preseason, turned aside 29-of-32 shots.  

The Avalanche finish the preseason on Saturday with a contest against the Los Angeles Kings in Las Vegas, NV.
scoring summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
17:28
STL
David Backes (1) Backhand shot - ASST: Andy McDonald (1), Jamie Langenbrunner (1)
1 - 0 STL
3rd Period
01:42
COL
Joakim Lindstrom (1) Snap shot - ASST: Daniel Winnik (1), Ryan Wilson (1)
1 - 1 Tie
09:00
STL
PPG - T.J. Oshie (1) Snap shot - ASST: Andy McDonald (2), Alex Pietrangelo (1)
2 - 1 STL
12:28
STL
Patrik Berglund (1) Snap shot - ASST: T.J. Oshie (1), Barret Jackman (1)
3 - 1 STL
penalty summary
1st Period
00:51
STL
Carlo Colaiacovo  Tripping  - 2 min against  Gabriel Landeskog
07:37
COL
Patrick Bordeleau  Kneeing  - 2 min against  T.J. Oshie
11:49
STL
Ryan Reaves  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Patrick Bordeleau
11:49
COL
Patrick Bordeleau  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Ryan Reaves
18:16
STL
Ryan Reaves  Boarding  - 2 min against  Kyle Quincey
2nd Period
06:32
COL
Ryan Wilson  Holding  - 2 min against  Andy McDonald
19:25
COL
Stefan Elliott  Hooking  - 2 min against  Chris Stewart
3rd Period
07:49
COL
Kevin Porter  Too many men/ice - bench  - 2 min
18:00
STL
B.J. Crombeen  Unsportsmanlike conduct  - 2 min against  Cody McLeod
18:00
COL
Cody McLeod  Unsportsmanlike conduct  - 2 min against  B.J. Crombeen
goalie stats
Jean-Sebastien Giguere
SA: 32TOI: 58:44
GA: 3SV%: .906
Ben Bishop
Ben Bishop
SA: 19TOI: 60:00
GA: 1SV%: .947
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