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Avalanche earn first home victory with win over Kings

Matt Duchene scored the decisive goal early in 2.

Milan Hejduk and Chuck Kobasew also lit the lamp for Colorado, which notched its first home win of the season. The Avalanche, who lead the NHL in road victories (6-1-0), had been outscored 9-2 in dropping their first three games at Pepsi Center.

Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves, including 14 during the second period.

Anze Kopitar and Scott Parse each had power-play goals for the Kings, while Jonathan Quick stopped only 13 shots. Los Angeles had won five straight in the series.