Avalanche ride 3-goal 2nd period to 5-3 win over Blues

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DENVER (AP) - Cale Makar and Andre Burakovsky scored 22 seconds apart in the second period to chase All-Star goaltender Jordan Binnington from the game and the Colorado Avalanche held on to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3.

The Avalanche used a three-goal middle period to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 advantage. Tyson Jost also scored in the period. Nathan MacKinnon added a goal in the first and Gabriel Landeskog clinched it with an empty-netter.

Alex Pietrangelo, David Perron, and Oskar Sundqvist scored for the Blues.