Avs storm past Sens in OT

Posted on December 17, 2010

The Senators came up short in a Wild West shootout Friday night.

Matt Duchene scored his second of the game at 2:35 of overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche a 6-5 victory over the Senators in a heartbreaking end to this two-game road trip.

For only the fourth time this season the Senators scored five goals as Daniel Alfredsson, Jason Spezza, Matt Carkner, Milan Michalek and Erik Karlsson chipped in, but it just wasn’t enough.

The Senators were forced to settle for just one point after Duchene skated in all alone to beat Brian Elliott on the 25th shot he faced. Ryan O’Reilly, Brandon Yip, Matt Duchene and TJ Galiardi replied for the Avs.


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