Barrie has 2 goals, assist and Avalanche beat Oilers 3-2

1:17 a.m. EST February 21, 2016

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Saturday night.

John Mitchell also scored for the Avalanche, and Colorado has won four of its last five to remain in a playoff wild-card spot. Calvin Pickard made 25 saves.

Taylor Hall and Benoit Pouliot scored for Edmonton, and Cam Talbot made 26 saves. The Oilers have lost four in a row and seven of their last eight to drop into last place in the NHL.

Hall struck 7:14 into the first after gathering a big rebound from Leon Draisaitl’s shot. It was Hall’s 20th goal this season.

Mitchell tied it 4 minutes later off Blake Comeau’s slick pass to the doorstep.

Colorado made it 2-1 just 1:23 into the second period when Barrie was left unchecked to deflect in a long pass from Jarome Iginla.

The Avalanche took a two-goal lead 4 minutes into the third period when Barrie scored his 10th of the year on a shot through traffic.

The Oilers thought they may have gotten one back midway through the third from Teddy Purcell, but instead Hall was called for goaltender interference despite being shoved into…

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