Avalanche snap skid with 5-3 win over Columbus

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DENVER (AP) -- Ryan O'Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog scored power-play goals, helping the Colorado Avalanche snap a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.

Nathan MacKinnon, Jamie McGinn and Jan Hejda also scored for the Avalanche, who won despite being outshot 38-23. MacKinnon's goal, also on the power play, came with just over a minute remaining. Semyon Varlamov had 35 saves for Colorado.

Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and Ryan Johansen scored Columbus' goals.