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Colorado Avalanche (17-8-2)


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vs. Chi
W 7-3
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@ Tor
W 3-1
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@ Mon
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@ Bos
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vs. Cgy
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Landeskog scores in return, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Gabriel Landeskog scored in his return from a lower-body injury and the Colorado Avalanche beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Thursday night.

Ryan Graves and Matt Calvert also scored and backup goalie Pavel Francouz made 39 saves to help the Avalanche win their fifth straight game and improve to 18-8-2.

Brendan Gallagher and Nick Cousins scored for Montreal The Canadiens have lost nine of 10 to fall to 12-11-6.

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Leaders
Points: N. MacKinnon44
Plus/Minus: R. Graves17
Shots on Goal: N. MacKinnon129
PIM: N. Zadorov43
Win: P. Grubauer10
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 100 (3)
Shots: 868 (21)
PP%: 19.8% (12)
Penalty Minutes: 263 (9)
Assists: 171 (1)
SH Goals: 3 (11)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
St. Louis 18 6 6 42
Colorado 18 8 2 38
Winnipeg 17 10 1 35
Dallas 15 11 3 33
Minnesota 14 11 4 32
Nashville 12 10 5 29
Chicago 11 12 5 27
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 76 (24)
Shots Against: 884 (20)
PK%: 78.7% (20)
Penalty Minutes: 343 (1)
Shutouts: 1 (17)
Sv%: 0.914 (8)
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/5 N. Kadri Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
12/4 V. Kamenev Illness (day-to-day)
11/25 E. Johnson Lower-body injury (IR)
10/30 C. Wilson Lower-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/5 L. O'Connor Sent to minors Colorado-AHL
11/30 S. Dries Sent to minors Colorado-AHL
11/30 A. Greer Sent to minors Colorado-AHL
11/28 S. Dries Called up from minors from Colorado-AHL
11/28 A. Greer Called up from minors from Colorado-AHL
11/24 C. Rosen Called up from minors from Colorado-AHL
11/24 A. Greer Sent to minors Colorado-AHL
11/23 J. Megna Sent to minors Colorado-AHL
11/19 A. Greer Called up from minors from Colorado-AHL
11/19 A. Werner Sent to minors Colorado-AHL