GLENDALE, Ariz. — Mikko Rantanen scored his 18th goal of the season and the Colorado Avalanche won their seventh game in a row by beating the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Monday night.
Philipp Grubauer, playing in his 200th NHL game, stopped 31 shots for Colorado.
In net throughout the winning streak, Grubauer set a career high with his 19th victory of the season.
Joonas Donskoi scored two late goals, including an empty-netter. Pierre-Eduoard Bellemare and Nazem Kadri also scored for the Avalanche.
Coyotes captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored late in the third period, his first goal of the season.
>> Video above: Mid-season grades for the Avalanche
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