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May 21, 2001 - Joe Sakic beats Brent Johnson 24 seconds into overtime to send the Avalanche to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Avalanche won the series in 5 games, although the final 3 went to OT. Oh, and Johnson was the surprise Game 5 starter after St Louis coach Joel Quenneville replaced starter Roman Turek.