DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Avalanche's Bret McLean scored a goal
with 27.8 seconds left in regulation then added a shootout goal as
the Avs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in a preseason game
Wojtek Wolski and Paul Stastny also scored shootout goals for
the Avs. Jiri Hudler and Jason Williams had goals in the shootout
for Detroit and Colorado goaltender Jose Theodore stopped Mikael
Samuelsson's backhanded shot to preserve the win.
Richardson and Boychuk scored 15 seconds apart in the third
period to put Colorado ahead 3-2. The lead didn't last long. Hussey
beat Theodore with a slap shot at 2:57 and Kindl flipped a shot
over Theodore's left shoulder at 8:24.
Detroit led 1-0 after one period.
Goaltender Chris Osgood stopped a three-shot flurry with Josh
Langfeld serving a hooking minor. The Red Wings had barely killed
off the penalty when Tomas Kopecky carried the puck into the
Avalanche end. He found Williams in the left circle and Williams
put a one-timer past Theodore at 15:26.
Detroit caught a break in getting its second goal, a power-play
score by Niklas Kronvall at 16:28 of the second period. Theodore
stopped Kronvall's shot, but Colorado defenseman Karlis Skrastins
hit the puck in with his stick.
Colorado got a power-play goal from Stastny at 17:32 of the
second. The shot came from the right circle and got the Avalanche