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Oilers beat Avalanche 3-2 to win third game in past four outings

Ales Hemsky added a goal, and Smyth and Horcoff also each had an assist. Dwayne Roloson made 37 saves to end his three-game losing streak.

Brad Richardson and Joe Sakic scored for Colorado, and Peter Budaj stopped 25 shots while making his 15th start in 16 games.

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The teams began the day tied for last place in the Northwest Division.