Final OT

Series (Game 2 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Friday, September 18th
Game 2: Sunday, September 20th

Blues 1

(2-1-1, 5 pts)

Avalanche 2

(2-1-0, 4 pts)

9:00 PM ET, September 20, 2009

Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado

1 2 3 OT T
STL 1 0 0 01
COL 0 0 1 12

Top Skaters

Avalanche 2, Blues 1, OT

Associated Press

DENVER -- Milan Hejduk scored 48 seconds into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in a preseason game Sunday night.

T. J. Galiardi added a his first goal of the preseason. Darcy Tucker, Chris Durno and Kyle Quincey had assists for Colorado.

Peter Budaj, Colorado's starting goaliefor much of the 2008-09 season, had 24 saves.

Erik Johnson scored for the Blues on assists from T.J. Oshie and Patrick Berglund. Ty Conklin stopped 33 shots, including an early bid by Hejduk on a breakaway.

Colorado didn't score on three power plays. The Blues, who were without Keith Tkachuk, Paul Kariya, David Backes and Brad Boyes, were 1 for 6.

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