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      Avalanche beat Red Wings 3-2 in overtime

      Andre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.

      MacKinnon has a point in 13 straight games, breaking Wayne Gretzky's record for an 18-year-old NHL player.

      Colorado's P.A. Parenteau made it a 2-all game 5:49 into the third period.

      Detroit took leads on Niklas Kronwall's goal midway through the first period and Tomas Jurco's score with 7:50 left in the second.

      Matt Duchene tied it at 1 midway through the second period.

      Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 35 saves for the Avalanche, who have won four straight. Detroit's Jimmy Howard stopped 22 shots.

      The Red Wings retired Nicklas Lidstrom's No. 5 jersey before the game.

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