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Giguere Stops 37 Shots as Avalanche Top Blues, 3-2
DENVER (AP) -- Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 37 shots and Jay McClement scored the tie-breaking goal late in the second period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night for their seventh straight home win.

Paul Stastny and Cody McLeod also scored for the Avalanche and Matt Hunwick, Kevin Porter and Shane O'Brien each had an assist each. Colorado has won seven consecutive at home for the first time since 2003.

Brian Elliott made 19 saves and David Backes and Chris Stewart scored for the Blues, who lost in regulation for just the second time the last 13 games.

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