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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- P.A. Parenteau scored in regulation and again in the shootout to help lift the Colorado Avalanche past the Phoenix Coyotes 5-4 on Friday night.

Matt Duchene also scored in the shootout and added three assists in regulation for the Avalanche, who finished the season with four road wins.

Stefan Elliot, Patrick Bordeleau and Ryan O'Reilly also scored in regulation for Colorado (16-24-7).

Colorado goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere left the game with 4:16 remaining. Giguere pushed off his left skate to move across his crease but instead fell to the ice reaching for his left leg.

Semyon Varlamon replaced Giguere, made a pad save on Mikkel Boedker during Phoenix's first shootout attempt and then poked the puck off Radim Vrbata's stick to set up Parenteau's clinching score.

Antoine Vermette had tied the score 4-4 with 14:04 to go, slotting home a rebound off a Michael Stone shot for his second goal and the Coyotes' second power-play goal.

Phoenix (20-18-9) had not scored two power-play goals in a game since Jan. 24 at San Jose, the fourth game of the season.

David Schlemko scored his first goal in 18 months and Rob Klinkhammer also scored for the Coyotes, who finished 14-8-2 at home.

Schlemko gave Phoenix a 1-0 lead 3:17 into the first period, taking advantage of a screen by Paul Bissonette and scoring from the top of the right faceoff circle.

Vermette extended the lead to 2-0 at 8:45 when he took a drop pass from Keith Yandle and beat Giguere to cap a breakout that began with a pad save by Mike Smith.

Elliot began Colorado's offensive outburst at 13:45 when his shot deflected off first the left post and then the right before bouncing past Smith.

Parenteau added a power-play goal at 16:52 and Bordeleau scored a minute later, shoving the puck under Smith's left skate to make it 3-2.

Klinkhammer tied the score 3-3 at 15:11 of the second when he bounced a shot off the goal line to the left of the net off Colorado defenseman Shane O'Brien and past Giguere.

O'Brien put the Avalanche back in front 4-3, taking a pass from Tyson Barrie at the top of the left faceoff circle and dropping down to beat Smith from the middle of the circle.

Smith made 24 saves for Phoenix. Giguere had 27 saves before giving way to Varlamov, who finished with six -- all in overtime.

NOTES: Parenteau leads the Avalanche in goals, is tied with Matt Duchene in points and trails Duchene in assists by one. Parenteau is vying to become the third Colorado player after Duchene and Joe Sakic to either lead the club or share the lead in all three categories in a season. ... Schlemko's goal was his first since Oct. 13, 2011, at Nashville. ... Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris missed his second straight game with a lower-body injury. ... Avalanches alternate captain Milan Hejduk was among Colorado's four healthy scratches. ... Phoenix goalie Mike Smith entered the game with an 8-1-1 record and a 1.42 GAA in his career against Colorado. ... The Coyotes entered the game 10-3-1 since 2009-10 against the Avalanche. ... Colorado was playing the first game of its ninth set of back-to-back games.
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