|EDM||1||1||0||(0 - 0)||2|
|COL||1||0||4||(0 - 0)||5|
Ryan Jones had a goal and an assist, Ladislav Smid also had a goal and Devan Dubnyk had 24 saves for Edmonton.
The Avalanche trailed 2-1 before exploding for four goals in the third period. They scored two goals in a 1:58 span early in the frame to take the lead. They tied it with O'Brien's power-play goal, his first of the season, and Elliot made it 3-2 with his first NHL goal with 11:56 left.
Hejda scored his second goal of the season with 3:40 left, and Stastny added an empty net goal with 1:53 remaining to seal it. It was his seventh goal of the season.
Edmonton's Ryan Jones broke a 1-1 tie when he scored on a rebound 2:24 into the second period, his sixth goal of the season.
Smid gave Edmonton a 1-0 lead with his first goal in nearly two years. Jones carried the puck deep into the Colorado zone and drew Varlamov out of position. The goalie scrambled to get back into the crease but skated into O'Brien, and Smid scored into an unguarded net 2:59 into the game.
The Avalanche got even when McClement scored 1:36 later. Kobasew brought the puck into the Edmonton zone but Dubnyk made the save. The rebound came out to McClement, who shot it over a sprawled-out Dubnyk for his third goal of the season.
The Oilers suffered a blow when left wing Taylor Hall left the game after suffering a left shoulder injury in the first period. Hall, the first overall pick in the 2010 draft, has seven goals and 18 assists in 22 games this season.
Notes: Colorado has allowed just two power-play goals in the last 24 chances. ...Smid's last goal came Dec. 5, 2009, a span of 124 games. ...Oilers LW Ryan Smyth had his six-game point streak snapped.
|Ladislav Smid (1) ASST: Sam Gagner (5), Ryan Jones (5)|
1 - 0 EDM
|Jay McClement (3) ASST: Chuck Kobasew (2), Matt Duchene (8)|
1 - 1 Tie
|Ryan Jones (6) ASST: Eric Belanger (6), Sam Gagner (6)|
2 - 1 EDM
|PPG - Shane O'Brien (1) ASST: Ryan O'Reilly (11), Milan Hejduk (7)|
2 - 2 Tie
|Stefan Elliott (1) ASST: Ryan O'Reilly (12)|
3 - 2 COL
|Jan Hejda (2) ASST: Chuck Kobasew (3), David Jones (6)|
4 - 2 COL
|EN - Paul Stastny (7) ASST: Milan Hejduk (8)|
5 - 2 COL
|Kyle Quincey Cross checking against Taylor Hall|
|Paul Stastny Hooking against Ales Hemsky|
|Ryan Jones Hooking against Daniel Winnik|
|Matt Duchene Tripping against Ryan Smyth|
|Ryan Whitney Holding against Chuck Kobasew|
|Jeff Petry Slashing against Gabriel Landeskog|
|SA: 28||TOI: 59:44|
|Saves: 24||EV: 21 - 24|
|PIM: 0||PP: 2 - 3|
|SV%: .857||SH: 1 - 1|
|SA: 33||TOI: 60:00|
|Saves: 31||EV: 26 - 28|
|PIM: 0||PP: 5 - 5|
|SV%: .939||SH: 0 - 0|