EDMONTON, Alberta — Nathan MacKinnon scored the shootout winner after having Colorado’s lone goal in regulation, leading the Avalanche to its sixth straight victory with a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
Darcy Kuemper made 49 saves for the Avs, who are 11-1-1 in their last 13 games and tied a franchise record with their 52nd win of the season.
Warren Foegele scored for the Oilers, whose six-game winning streak ended. Edmonton’s nine-game streak at home was also snapped.
There was no scoring in the first period, although Colorado hit three posts behind Mikko Koskinen, including shots from Cale Makar and Bo Byram. Meanwhile, Kuemper had to make a huge glove save on Jesse Puljujarvi.
Edmonton broke the deadlock 5:24 into the third period when Foegele deflected a…
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