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Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates his game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild  with Tyson Barrie (4) during the fourth period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Denver. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in overtime.  (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Patrick Roy showed as much boldness behind the bench as he once did as a Hall of Fame goaltender.

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Roy makes all right moves in 1st year leading Avs

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's head coach Patrick Roy yells on the bench as Marc-Andre Cliche (24), John Mitchell (7) and Maxime Talbot (25) look on during third period action against the Winnipeg Jets in  in Winnipeg. Roy's pushed all the right buttons in leading a team that finished last in the Western Conference a season ago back into the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  John Woods)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

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Avalanche back in playoffs, focus on Wild

DENVER (AP) — As the season went along and the Colorado Avalanche kept winning and winning, they broadened their ambitions: From simply making the playoffs to accumulating 100 points to capturing a division title.

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