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Girard's late goal lifts Avalanche over Hurricanes 3-2

Colorado extended its win streak to five straight Friday on the road.
Credit: AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker
Colorado Avalanche's Samuel Girard, center, is congratulated on his goal by teammates Vladislav Namestnikov (90), of Russia, Gabriel Landeskog (92), of Sweden, and Nathan MacKinnon (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

RALEIGH, N.C. — Samuel Girard scored a tie-breaking goal with 2:37 left in the third period and Tyson Jost scored twice as the Colorado Avalanche extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Pavel Francouz stopped 45 shots and won his fifth consecutive start.

Carolina got two goals from Teuvo Teravainen in the third period. Goalie Anton Forsberg made 29 saves for the Hurricanes.

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