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Avalanche Vs. Blackhawks Score Update: Avs And 'Hawks Head Into Final Period Tied At Two

A scoreless first period gave way to an action-packed second period at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, one that ends with the Chicago Blackhawks and Colorado Avalanche tied at 2-2.The Avalanche head into the third period looking to break their five game losing streak.

The Blackhawks were the first to get on the board when Brent Seabrook scored his fifth goal of the season off assists from teammates Viktor Stalberg and Duncan Keith. It wouldn't take long for the Avs to grab control, however. Colorado scored two goals in the span of :35 seconds to gain the lead.

Peter Mueller knotted the game at one when he beat Chicago's Ray Emery for his fifth goal of the season off an assist from Ryan O'Reilly. David Jones made it 2-1 before Chicago could catch its breath by burying his 11th goal of the year off a feed from Milan Hejduk.

Chicago would tie the game at two when Patrick Kane scored his 12th goal of the season.

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