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Cody McLeod, Matt Duchene score 9 seconds apart for Avalanche in 5-2 win over Coyotes

  • Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, left, pursues the puck with Arizona Coyotes defenseman Brandon Gormley in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, left, pursues the puck with Arizona Coyotes defenseman Brandon Gormley in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie, left, celebrates scoring a goal with defenseman Nate Guenin, center, and center Matt Duchene in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie, left, celebrates scoring a goal with defenseman Nate Guenin, center, and center Matt Duchene in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado Avalanche center Paul Carey, left, pursues the puck with Arizona Coyotes defenseman Michael Stone in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Colorado Avalanche center Paul Carey, left, pursues the puck with Arizona Coyotes defenseman Michael Stone in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)  (The Associated Press)

Cody McLeod and Matt Duchene scored 9 seconds apart, Jarome Iginla had two assists and the Colorado Avalanche beat the slumping Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Monday night.

Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie and Nick Holden also scored for the Avalanche. Semyon Varlamov faced only five shots through the first two periods before giving way to backup Reto Berra to start the third.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mark Arcobello scored for Arizona, which did not manage a shot on goal in the second period. Mike McKenna made 29 saves in his first start of the season.

The Coyotes have lost four in a row.