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Erik Johnson has goal, assist and Avalanche earn 4-1 victory over Oilers

  • Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon (29) and Edmonton Oilers' Martin Marincin (85) battle for the rebound as goalie Ben Scrivens (30) makes the save during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton,  Alberta, on Tuesday April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon (29) and Edmonton Oilers' Martin Marincin (85) battle for the rebound as goalie Ben Scrivens (30) makes the save during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche's Jamie McGinn (11) and Edmonton Oilers' Jeff Petry (2) and Martin Marincin (85) chase the rebound as goalie Ben Scrivens (30) makes the save during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Colorado Avalanche's Jamie McGinn (11) and Edmonton Oilers' Jeff Petry (2) and Martin Marincin (85) chase the rebound as goalie Ben Scrivens (30) makes the save during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche's John Mitchell (7) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Colorado Avalanche's John Mitchell (7) is checked by Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche earned a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.

Paul Stastny, Jamie McGinn and Tyson Barrie also scored for the Avalanche, who have gone 7-0-1 in their past eight games.

The win gave Colorado a four-point cushion over the idle Chicago Blackhawks for second place in the Central Division and two points up on the San Jose Sharks for third in the Western Conference.

The Avalanche set a team record for road wins with the victory, improving to 25-10-3 away from Denver.

David Perron scored for the Oilers, who had a two-game winning streak come to an end.