Avalanche brush off Blue Jackets

Updated: December 31, 2013

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon both
lit the lamp in the third period to help lift the Colorado Avalanche over the
Columbus Blue Jackets, 5-3, at Pepsi Center.

Jan Hejda, Jamie McGinn, and Ryan O’Reilly also scored, while Matt Duchene
contributed two assists for the Avalanche, who snapped a four-game skid.
Semyon Varlamov made 35 saves in the win.

Ryan Johansen, Boone Jenner, and Nick Foligno provided the goals for the
Jackets, who have lost two straight after winning three in a row.

Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on 23 shots.