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Horvat’s 2 points lead Canucks past Avalanche 3-1

Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks passes the puck to Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks as Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche and Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche dive to the ice to help goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche defend the goal at Pepsi Center on February 9, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

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Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Sven Baertschi and Matt Bartkowski also had goals for the Canucks, who stopped a four-game winless streak. Vancouver's recent 0-3-1 stretch had dropped them to fifth in the Pacific Division.

Francois Beauchemin scored the lone goal for Colorado, and Semyon Varlamov had 25 saves while the Avalanche continued to scuffle on home ice, where they are 12-13-4.

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