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Avs on the brink of elimination

Updated: May 10, 2006, 7:02 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche ended one shutout streak and they're sure they'll have to halt another to avoid a sweep in the Western Conference semifinals.

Although Ilya Bryzgalov saw his shutout streak end just shy of 250 minutes, the Anaheim rookie goalie beat the Avs for the third straight time when Joffrey Lupul scored four times in the Mighty Ducks' 4-3 overtime win Tuesday night.

The Ducks can wrap up the series Thursday night in Denver.

The Avs, hoping to become the ...

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