Avs Notch First Win, Beat Bruins 2-1

October 13, 2014 8:06 PM

Avs Notch First Win, Beat Bruins 2-1
" BOSTON (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche haven’t showed much scoring prowess so far.

That didn’t matter after Daniel Briere beat the clock for their first win of the season.

Briere scored off a rebound with less than a second left in the third period to lift the Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday in a matchup of two teams struggling offensively.

“Hopefully there are many more to come, but it’s certainly a good feeling to find a loose puck like that late in the game and get a big win especially after the start that we had,” Briere said. “It’s been a little bit of a roller coaster to start the season, but we are hoping this game will get us on our way.”

It was Briere’s 300th career goal.

Jamie McGinn also scored for the Avalanche, who had opened the season with two shutout losses. Backup goaltender Reto Berra made 27 saves in his first start of the season.

The game appeared to be heading to overtime when Boston goaltender Niklas Svedberg made a pair of stops in the closing minute "

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