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Ducks use strong offensive game to take down Avalanche 3-1

Mikko Rantanen scored in a career-best fifth straight game for the Avalanche.
Credit: AP
Colorado Avalanche center Tyson Jost, center, takes the hit as Anaheim Ducks center Troy Terry (61) and defenseman Andy Welinski (45) as right wing Joonas Donskoi (72) also waits for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jakob Silfverberg and Rickard Rakell scored and the Anaheim Ducks held on for a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche. 

Hampus Lindholm added an empty-net goal for the Ducks, who had not scored more than two goals in their first five games. 

Mikko Rantanen scored in a career-best fifth straight game for the Avalanche. 

The Avs are now 3-3-0 on the 2021 NHL season.

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