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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned aside 34 shots for his second shutout in 11 days and the Colorado Avalanche edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 on Monday night.

Gabriel Landeskog scored the game’s only goal 5:26 into the second period as Colorado improved to 8-1, the best start in franchise history.

The game was billed as a fight for bragging rights between Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby and Colorado rookie Nathan MacKinnon. The former No. 1 picks both are from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia in Canada.

Instead, Giguere stole the show. Pittsburgh went 0 for 7 on the power play and lost for the first time at home despite outshooting the Avalanche 34-14.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 13 shots for the Penguins (7-2).

SHARKS 1, RED WINGS 0, SO

DETROIT (AP)—Logan Couture scored in the shootout and San Jose beat Detroit.

The Sharks (8-0-1) are the NHL’s last team without a regulation loss.

Each goalie got a shutout for not allowing a goal in 65 minutes.

Antti Niemi—who got his 24th career shutout—made 24 saves for San Jose and Jimmy Howard, who earned his 17th shutout, stopped 27 shots.

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It was Niemi’s third shutout against Detroit. He also stopped Todd Bertuzzi on Detroit’s final shootout attempt with a spectacular pad save.

It was the first game of a four-game Eastern road swing for San Jose.

FLAMES 3, KINGS 2

LOS ANGELES (AP)—T.J. Brodie scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 29.7 seconds to play, and the Flames rallied for a victory over the Kings.

The Flames were awarded a power play with 2:12 left in regulation when Dennis Wideman fell to the ice near the benches, drawing a hooking penalty on Anze Kopitar.

Brodie collected a bouncing puck in the slot and beat Jonathan Quick for the third power-play goal of the night for the Flames, who had lost on the first two stops of their five-game trip.

Mike Cammalleri scored in his season debut for the Flames, and rookie Sean Monahan added another power-play goal in the second period. Karri Ramo stopped 27 shots in his first victory for Calgary.