Sports - Colorado Avalanche

Mar 12, 2011 2:15 AM by Lee Douglas

Avs lose for 17th time in 18 games

DENVER (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists, and Corey Perry and Saku Koivu each had a goal and an assist to help the Anaheim Ducks beat the slumping Colorado Avalanche 6-2 on Friday night.

Bobby Ryan, Brad Winchester and Dan Sexton also scored, Teemu Selanne and Luca Sbisa each had two assists and Dan Ellis made 24 saves. The Ducks are ninth in the Western Conference, two points behind Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix and Calgary.

David Jones and Ryan O'Reilly scored for Colorado, and Brian Elliott made 27 saves. The Avalanche have dropped 17 of 18 games and have only six wins since the calendar flipped to 2011.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)




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