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Avs move back into playoff position

Posted: 11:10 PM, Mar 16, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-17 05:10:17Z

VANCOUVER, British Columbia --  Mikkel Boedker  scored twice and the  Colorado Avalanche  moved back into playoff position with a 3-1 win over the  Vancouver Canucks  on Wednesday night.

Andreas Martinsen  also scored for the Avalanche, who have 76 points -- one ahead of idle Minnesota for the last wild-card spot in the Western Conference.

Henrik Sedin  scored for Vancouver, which completed a four-game homestand at 2-2. The Canucks are 10 points back of the Avs in the wild-card race.

Ryan Miller  made 31 saves for Vancouver, while  Semyon Varlamov  stopped 28 shots for Colorado.