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Apr 8, 2010 1:58 AM

Avs fall in OT in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Ryan Whitney scored at 3:50 of overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 5-4 victory over the playoff-bound Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night

Matt Hendricks tied it at 4 for Colorado with 7:02 left in regulation.

After Matt Duchene, Ryan O'Reilly and Marek Svatos scored in the first 8:58 to give the Avalanche a 3-0 lead, the Oilers rallied to take the lead.

Shawn Horcoff and Dustin Penner had first-period goals, Mike Comrie tied it on a power play in the second, and Andrew Cogliano made it 4-3 at 6:08 of the third.

The Avalanche clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with shootout victory in Vancouver.

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