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Colorado Avalanche (14-13-2)


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@ Fla
W 7-3
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@ Pit
W 2-1
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@ Was
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vs. Fla
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vs. TB
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Carlson helps Capitals beat Avalanche 5-2

WASHINGTON (AP) Two losses for Washington played a role in another win for surging Capitals.

John Carlson scored a tiebreaking goal in the second period, and Washington beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Tuesday night for its eighth victory in 10 games.

The Capitals were coming off a 3-1 loss in New Jersey on Monday. They also lost 6-2 at Colorado last month.

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Leaders
Points: N. MacKinnon33
Plus/Minus: G. Landeskog9
Shots on Goal: N. MacKinnon89
PIM: N. Zadorov30
Win: S. Varlamov9
Shutouts: J. Bernier1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 91 (12)
Shots: 855 (28)
PP%: 18.3% (19)
Penalty Minutes: 289 (13)
Assists: 155 (13)
SH Goals: 4 (7)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
St. Louis 21 9 2 44
Winnipeg 18 8 5 41
Nashville 18 7 4 40
Minnesota 16 11 3 35
Dallas 17 13 1 35
Chicago 15 11 5 35
Colorado 14 14 2 30
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 94 (9)
Shots Against: 935 (19)
PK%: 80.7% (17)
Penalty Minutes: 300 (11)
Shutouts: 2 (9)
Sv%: 0.899 (23)
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/12 A. Kerfoot Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
12/11 N. Yakupov Illness (day-to-day)
11/17 V. Kamenev Arm (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/6 R. Grimaldi Sent to minors San Antonio-AHL
12/6 G. Landeskog Suspension Over
12/4 R. Grimaldi Called up from minors from San Antonio-AHL
12/4 D. Toninato Sent to minors San Antonio-AHL
11/28 D. Siemens Called up from minors from San Antonio-AHL
11/28 A. Mironov Sent to minors San Antonio-AHL
11/28 C. Bigras Sent to minors San Antonio-AHL
11/27 G. Landeskog Suspended Four games by NHL for cross-checking
11/26 T. Jost Called up from minors
11/26 A. Hammond Sent to minors San Antonio-AHL
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