Radko Gudas and Claude Giroux scored 19 seconds apart late in the third period, Steve Mason made 32 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Thursday night.

Gudas fired past Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov to tie the game at 2-all at the 14:17 mark of the third. Giroux then scored at 14:36.

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare also scored for the Flyers, who are tied with the Detroit Red Wings for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.

Ryan White had an empty-net goal in the final seconds.

Nick Holden and John Mitchell scored for the Avalanche, who were again without their two top scorers, Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon. Both are out with knee injuries.