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He's Back! Nathan MacKinnon Nets Game winner in OT

Published On: Apr 27 2014 12:30:33 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 27 2014 02:32:08 AM CDT
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DENVER -

Nathan MacKinnon scored 3:27 into overtime after P.A. Parenteau tied the game late in regulation, helping the Colorado Avalanche rally for a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 3-2 lead in the first-round series.
    
MacKinnon poked the puck past Darcy Kuemper's glove with two defenders all over him. The rookie also had two assists.
    
Parenteau scored with 1:14 left after Avalanche coach Patrick Roy pulled goaltender Semyon Varlamov with 2:22 remaining. The strategy worked out yet again.
    
The series switches back to Minnesota for Game 6 on Monday.
    
Nick Holden and Cody McLeod also added goals for the Avalanche.
    
Kyle Brodziak, Zach Parise and Matt Moulson scored for the Wild. Two of Minnesota's goals came after a Colorado defenseman shattered their stick and had to play without one.

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