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April 18, 2001 - The Colorado Avalanche score 3 goals in a 38 second span in the 3rd period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 and give the Avs a sweep of their Conference Quarter-Final series. In related Today In Unintentional Porn History news, Chris Drury had the following quote after the game:

"That was quite an explosion," said Avalanche forward Chris Drury, who opened the scoring on a second period power play and added two assists. "We've got some pretty talented guys out there and at any minute we can explode like we did tonight."

Meanwhile, the 2nd-ranked Detroit Red Wings were in the process of blowing a 2-0 series lead to the Kings, setting up a Colorado - Los Angeles Semi-Final.