Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/15/12

Jamie McGinn netted his second goal with two seconds to play in regulation and Peter Mueller scored in the second round of the shootout as the visiting Colorado Avalanche skated to a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres late Wednesday.

The win was Colorado's third straight and fifth in six games.

Rookie Gabriel Landeskog posted his 20th goal and David Jones also tallied for the Avalanche, who broke a four-way tie for eighth place in the Western Conference.

Semyon Varlamov improved to a perfect 8-0 in shootouts this season by stopping Brad Boyes, captain Jason Pominville and Tyler Ennis.

In the waning moments of the third period, Landeskog raced up the wing and wristed a shot on Ryan Miller. Ryan O'Reilly settled the puck and flipped a shot which trickled past the netminder before McGinn alertly tapped it home.

The tally was his seventh in eight games since joining the Avalanche.

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