Sports - Colorado Avalanche

Dec 24, 2011 2:50 AM by Lee Douglas

Duchene goal in OT gives Avs 8th straight win at home

DENVER (AP) - Matt Duchene scored late in overtime and Jean-Sebastien-Giguere stopped 29 shots to lead the Colorado Avalanche over the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Friday night.

Ryan O'Reilly also scored for Colorado, which has won a team-record eight straight home games.

Mathieu Garon had 27 saves and Pavel Kubina scored for Tampa Bay.

Duchene got the winner when he sent a shot past Garon from the left side with 1:22 left in the extra session for his team-leading 12th goal of the season.

TJ Galiardi nearly won it late in regulation when he had a short-handed breakaway chance with 1:51 left, but Garon made the save. O'Reilly had a goal waved off with 48 seconds left because he knocked it in with his glove.

Paul Stastny hit the right post with 3:02 left in overtime.

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