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MIAMI: Patrick Roy was one goal better than Florida goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Florida Panthers to win the first major sports championship for the city of Denver. Uwe Krupp scored the game's only goal at 4:31 of the third overtime to give Colorado a 4-0 sweep and the Stanley Cup. In the team's first season in Denver after 16 lackluster years as the Quebec Nordiques, the Avalanche quickly won over the city. "The fans adopted the team as if it had been around for years," says TIME Denver bureau chief Richard Woodbury. "People have waited 30 years for this moment, and these guys arrive last year and suddenly win it." Some fans took the celebrating too far: Denver police had to use mace and batons to disperse about 3,000 unruly fans who were setting fire to newspapers, breaking windows and turning over park benches. Police arrested 15 revelers and three people were hospitalized with minor injuries. -->