Kostitsyn Scores Game Winner For Canadiens

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) - Andrei Kostitsyn scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:16 remaining, helping the Montreal Canadiens snap a seven-game road losing skid with a 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.

Defensemen Francis Bouillon and Patrice Brisebois scored for Montreal, along with Tom Kostopoulos, who added an empty-net goal with 24.5 seconds remaining as he batted a puck out of the zone and into the net from his knees.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 45 shots, including three breakaways.

Jordan Leopold and Tyler Arnason scored for Colorado.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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