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Avs have won three in a row

Posted: 11:06 PM, Mar 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-21 05:06:21Z
Avs have won three in a row
 EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Sunday night for their third straight win.
 
   Tyson Barrie and Blake Comeau also scored for the Avalanche, who remained one point ahead of Minnesota for the second and final wild-card spot in the Western Conference.
 
   Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for Edmonton, which snapped a two-game winning streak and was mathematically eliminated from playoff contention for the 10th consecutive year.
 
   Landeskog and Barrie scored in the second period to give the Avalanche a 2-0 lead.
 
   Hendricks got the Oilers on the scoreboard with his second goal in two games about 3 minutes into the third. However, Comeau deflected Erik Johnson's shot to restore Colorado two-goal lead midway through the period.
 
   Nugent-Hopkins closed the scoring with just under 7.6 seconds remaining.