Posted October 17, 2011 on AP on Fox
David Jones scored 1:11 into to give the Colorado Avalanche a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. Jones buried the rebound of Kyle Quincey's shot past goalie James Reimer. Daniel Winnik and Milan Hejduk also scored for Colorado (5-1). Phil Kessel and Nikolai Kulemin had goals the Maple Leafs (3-0-1). The Avalanche went 5-0 on their longest road trip of the season. It was Colorado's first perfect mark in a trip that long. Jean-Sebastien Giguere started in goal for Colorado against his former team. Giguere, who signed a two-year deal with the Avalanche in the summer, was the Maple Leafs' opening-night starter last season. After a scoreless first period, Kessel gave the Leafs a 1-0 lead just 19 seconds into the second. Kessel led a rush and ripped a shot past Giguere's shoulder after crossing the blue line. Colorado quickly got even at 3:31. Ryan O'Reilly brought the puck into the Toronto zone before passing it back to the trailing Winnik...
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