Oct 30, 2011 10:28 PM by Jordan Mason
DENVER (AP) - Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Matt Duchene scored an early third period goal and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 Sunday night for their first home win of the season.
Milan Hejduk and Chuck Kobasew also scored and David Jones and Kyle Quincey had two assists each for the Avalanche, who won for the first time in four games in Denver. They are 6-1 on the road.
Anze Kopitar and Scott Parse had goals and Jonathan Quick made 13 saves for Los Angeles. It was the Kings' first regulation loss on the road in seven games.
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