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NHL playoffs: Avs 5, Wild 4 (OT)

Colorado wins Game 1 of the first-round series against Minnesota.

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates his game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild with Tyson Barrie (4) during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter (22) from Switzerland checks Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda (8) from the Czech Republic into the boards during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates his game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild with Tyson Barrie (4) during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson looks on during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series between the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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The Colorado Avalanche Ice Girls cheer during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92), from Sweden, looks on from the ice during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates scoring the game winning goal against Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov (30) from Russia as Marco Scandella (6) reacts during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly (90) skates against Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella (6) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund (64) from Finland skates against Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andre Benoit (61) during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund (64), from Finland, is checked into the boards by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden (2) during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) is congratulated by Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) from Russia after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild to tie the game and send it to overtime during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) is congratulated by teammates Mikko Koivu (9) and Jonas Brodin (25) after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly celebrates a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly (90) is congratulated by teammate Nathan MacKinnon (29) after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu skates against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) from Russia cools off against the Minnesota Wild during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche right wing Marc-Andre Cliche (24) and Minnesota Wild center Kyle Brodziak (21) clear the puck from the corner during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Cody McCormick (8) and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andre Benoit (61) mix it up during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche fans hold a foil Stanley Cup before the start of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) and Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise (11) skate during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) and Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise (11) skate during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Cody McCormick (8) elbows Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andre Benoit (61) in the chin during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) skates against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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The Colorado Avalanche celebrate an overtime win against the Minnesota Wild during Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche left wing Jamie McGinn (11) celebrates a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates his game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild with Tyson Barrie (4) during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter (22) from Switzerland checks Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda (8) from the Czech Republic into the boards during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates his game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild with Tyson Barrie (4) during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson looks on during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series between the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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The Colorado Avalanche Ice Girls cheer during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92), from Sweden, looks on from the ice during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates scoring the game winning goal against Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov (30) from Russia as Marco Scandella (6) reacts during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly (90) skates against Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella (6) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund (64) from Finland skates against Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andre Benoit (61) during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund (64), from Finland, is checked into the boards by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden (2) during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) is congratulated by Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) from Russia after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild to tie the game and send it to overtime during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) is congratulated by teammates Mikko Koivu (9) and Jonas Brodin (25) after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly celebrates a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly (90) is congratulated by teammate Nathan MacKinnon (29) after scoring a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu skates against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) from Russia cools off against the Minnesota Wild during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche right wing Marc-Andre Cliche (24) and Minnesota Wild center Kyle Brodziak (21) clear the puck from the corner during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Cody McCormick (8) and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andre Benoit (61) mix it up during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche fans hold a foil Stanley Cup before the start of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) and Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise (11) skate during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) and Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise (11) skate during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Minnesota Wild center Cody McCormick (8) elbows Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andre Benoit (61) in the chin during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) skates against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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The Colorado Avalanche celebrate an overtime win against the Minnesota Wild during Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Colorado Avalanche left wing Jamie McGinn (11) celebrates a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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