It's funny how one game can really change the complexion of a week. Drop another dud against the lousy Lightning, and the week is a write-off. Instead, the Avalanche won to salvage the week (3-2) and the month (6-7).
|- 1, Colorado Power-Play Goal - Jordan Leopold (4), from Marek Svatos at 15:20. 2, Colorado Goal - Wojtek Wolski (3), from Marek Svatos and Tyler Arnason at 17:21. 3, Colorado Goal - Wojtek Wolski 2 (4), from Tyler Arnason and Marek Svatos at 18:57. Penalties - Cody McCormick, Colorado (hooking), 2:28; Brian Willsie, Colorado (holding), 12:03; Vaclav Prospal, Tampa Bay (hooking), 13:46.|
|- 4, Tampa Bay Goal - Vincent Lecavalier (10), from Paul Ranger and Ryan Malone at 12:17. Penalties - Vincent Lecavalier, Tampa Bay (high sticking), 0:11; Brian Willsie, Colorado (interference), 7:36.|
|- 5, Colorado Goal - David Jones (2), from Cody McCormick Brett Clark at 3:42. 6, Tampa Bay Power-Play Goal - Ryan Malone (7), from Steve Eminger and Steven Stamkos at 9:19. 7, Tampa Bay Power-Play Goal - Steven Stamkos (3), from Vincent Lecavalier and Steve Eminger at 15:31. Penalties - Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay (hooking), 0:59; Steve Downie, Tampa Bay (fighting), 5:57; Cody McLeod, Colorado (fighting), 5:57; Tyler Arnason, Colorado (hooking), 8:53; Cody McCormick, Colorado (high sticking), 12:35; Paul Ranger, Tampa Bay (interference), 17:44.|