Avalanche Edge Jets 5-4 In OT For 5th Straight Win


Cale Makar scored a power-play goal 2:42 into overtime to lift the NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the struggling Winnipeg Jets.

Andre Burakovsky and Nathan MacKinnon each had a goal and an assist, and Nicolas Aube-Kubel, Erik Johnson and Nathan MacKinnon also scored for the Avalanche, who have won five straight games. Makar added an assist.

Pavel Francouz stopped 39 shots for Colorado, which is 9-1-1 in its last 11 games.

Mark Scheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers both scored twice and added an assist for Winnipeg which is winless in four games.