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Colorado Avalanche Photos

Colorado Avalanche Photos

  1. Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) blocks a shot by Colorado Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay (40) during the first period of Chicago's 5-2 victory in an NHL hockey game in Denver, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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    Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard (31) catches the puck as Avalanche defenseman Brad Stuart (17) collides with Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) during the second period of Chicago's 5-2 victory an NHL game in Denver, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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  2. Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) ties up Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) as Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) looks for the puck and Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) skates to the play during the second period of an NHL game in Denver, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Chicago won 5-2. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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    DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 27: Goalie Calvin Pickard #31 of the Colorado Avalanche prepares to face the Chicago Blackhawks at Pepsi Center on December 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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  3. DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 27: Goalie Calvin Pickard #31 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on from the bench after being pulled from the ice in the closing minutes against the Chicago Blackhawks at Pepsi Center on December 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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    DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 27: Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks protests with linesman Kiel Murchison #79, referee Brad Watson #23 and referee Chris Lee #28 after being penalized for for interference against Alex Tanguay #40 of the Colorado Avalanche in the third period at Pepsi Center on December 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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  4. DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 27: Cody McLeod #55 of the Colorado Avalanche chase down the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center on December 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp (10) scores on Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard (31) during the second period of Chicago's 5-2 victory in an NHL hockey game in Denver, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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  5. DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 27: Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks draws a penalty for interference after knocking Alex Tanguay #40 of the Colorado Avalanche into goalie Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the third period at Pepsi Center on December 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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    DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 27: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks controls the puck against Jan Hejda #8, goalie Calvin Pickard #31 and Brad Stuart #17 of the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on December 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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