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David Zalubowski, Associated Press
From left, Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin, of Sweden, jumps in the air as he redirects a shot past center Ryan Kesler as Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere makes a save in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.

DENVER — Kevin Bieksa tied the game with 34.1 seconds remaining in regulation and Mason Raymond scored the lone goal in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks rallied for a 3-2 win over the struggling Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

Raymond sent the puck through the pads of Jean-Sebastien Giguere and Roberto Luongo stopped all three shots he faced for Vancouver, which ended the Avalanche's 10-game shootout streak.

Ryan Kesler also added a goal for the Northwest Division leaders.

Trailing 2-1 with 1:33 remaining, the Canucks pulled Luongo for an extra skater. Soon after, T.J. Galiardi had a chance to cement the win for the Avalanche, but missed the empty net.

Bieksa made it a costly misfire as he blasted a shot past Giguere. Just before scoring his tying goal, the defenseman was sitting on the bench, looking at new sticks. His selection apparently paid off.