Posted November 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Jean-Sebastien Giguere wasn't perfect, but he was good enough to keep the Colorado Avalanche rolling. Giguere stopped 30 shots, Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and an assist and Colorado beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night. Paul Stastny, John Mitchell and Matt Duchene also scored for the Avalanche, who joined the 1995 Quebec Nordiques for the best 15-game start in franchise history. Colorado (13-2) needed 29 games to earn 26 points in last year's lockout shortened season. Giguere has been a big reason for Colorado's turnaround. The 36-year-old goalie's 5-0 record ties the franchise record for best start to a season. He came into Friday having allowed three goals in four games and posted two shutouts, so allowing two goals in a 3 mnute, 39 second span seemed out of character. ''You are not going to be perfect every time,'' Giguere said. Mike Cammalleri had two goals and Mikael Backlund had two assists for Calgary, which has dropped seven of ...
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