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Perreault, Byfuglien each have goal, 2 assists as Jets down Avalanche 5-3

  • Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) celebrates his goal against the Colorado Avalanche during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)

    Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) celebrates his goal against the Colorado Avalanche during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) scores on Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov (1) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)

    Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) scores on Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov (1) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche's Cody McLeod (55) fights with Winnipeg Jets' Chris Thorburn (22) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)

    Colorado Avalanche's Cody McLeod (55) fights with Winnipeg Jets' Chris Thorburn (22) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)  (The Associated Press)

Mathieu Perreault and Dustin Byfuglien each had a goal and two assists as the Winnipeg Jets ended a six-game slide with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

Ben Chiarot, Bryan Little and Jacob Trouba also scored for the Jets.

Tyson Barrie, Matt Duchene and Alex Tanguay scored for the Avalanche, who are winless in their last three outings.

Michael Hutchinson picked up his 15th win of the season with a 25-save performance for Winnipeg, while Semyon Varlamov fell to 14-13-7 for Colorado.