Roy wins 400th

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Patrick Roy became only the fifth goaltender in NHL history to win 400 games as the Colorado Avalanche extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

Roy, who also established a career high with his 10th straight win, joined Terry Sawchuk (447), Jacques Plante (434), Tony Esposito (423) and Glenn Hall (407) in the exclusive club.

"It means a lot but it was an outstanding effort from our team tonight," Roy said. "I didn't feel as good as I did the last couple of games but they were so good in front of me, taking care of the rebounds and clearing in front of the net. I never thought I would have 400 wins and now I have a chance to reach the number one guy."

Joe Sakic, Adam Deadmarsh and Sylvain Lefebvre all scored for Colorado, who haven't lost since Jan. 9 when holdout defenseman returned to the lineup.

"Our game was the best third period I have seen our team play this year," said Avalanche coach Bob Hartley. "We were solid in the first two periods but in the third we really skated well, got some good scoring chances and played very strong defensively."

The Avalanche winning streak is the longest in the NHL since 1993 when the Toronto Maple Leafs opened the season 10-0.

Vyacheslav Kozlov scored Detroit's lone goal. Red Wings defenseman Larry Murphy played the 1,447th game of his NHL career, breaking Tim Horton's NHL record for defensemen.

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