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Breakdown: Avalanche vs. Sharks

Colorado had a lot of doubters coming into the playoffs, but that motivation should help carry the Avs past San Jose.

Updated: April 21, 2004, 6:11 PM ET
By Brian Engblom | Special to ESPN.com

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5-on-5 This will be the most interesting part of the series. Colorado is playing much better than anyone thought and their top guys -- Peter Forsberg, Joe Sakic, Milan Hejduk, Rob Blake -- have been strong since the playoffs started. San Jose has four balanced lines, though, and got plenty of rest after dispatching the St. Louis in five games in the first round. It will be interesting to see which team spreads the load around more because that could ...

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