Posted December 04, 2011 on AP on Fox
Ryan O'Reilly had two goals, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit 4-2 on Sunday night to end the Red Wings' winning streak at seven games. Paul Stastny and T.J. Galiardi also scored, and Gabriel Landeskog added two assists to help Colorado win its third straight. Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen scored for Detroit, and Ty Conklin made 31 saves. Galiardi got the winner while Colorado killed off Ryan Wilson's minor penalty. Landeskog carried the puck into the Detroit zone, dropped it to the trailing Galiardi and he beat Conklin with a slap shot from the top of the circle with 10:38 left. It was Colorado's fourth short-handed goal of the season. The Red Wings pulled Conklin for an extra skater with a minute left and O'Reilly scored into the empty net with 34 seconds left. It was his sixth goal of the season. Detroit was down 2-1 after two and came out strong in the third looking for the equalizer. Zetterberg got it 5:07 into t...
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