Makar scores 2 to help Avalanche beat Blue Jackets 4-2

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Makar scores 2 to help Avalanche beat Blue Jackets 4-2
Makar scores 2 to help Avalanche beat Blue Jackets 4-2

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar had two goals and Pavel Francouz stopped 39 shots to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Nazem Kadri had a goal and an assist, Samuel Girard also scored and Tyson Jost had two assists for Colorado, which has won two in a row despite losing another player to injury. Forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare left the game late in the second period when he was elbowed in the head by Columbus' Nick Foligno. The Avalanche were already without forwards Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen and Colin Wilson as well as defenseman Nikita Zadorov and goaltender Philipp Grubauer. Emil Bemstrom and Zach Werenski scored and Joonas Korpisalo

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