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Mikko Rantanen lifts Avalanche past Hurricanes in OT

  • Colorado Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen (96), of Finland, is congratulated by Nikita Zadorov (16), of Russia, Mark Barberio, right, and Nathan MacKinnon (29) following Rantanen's goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during overtime in an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Colorado won 2-1. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Colorado Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen (96), of Finland, is congratulated by Nikita Zadorov (16), of Russia, Mark Barberio, right, and Nathan MacKinnon (29) following Rantanen's goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during overtime in an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Colorado won 2-1. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  (The Associated Press)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Joakim Nordstrom (42), of Sweden, and Viktor Stalberg (25), of Sweden, chase the puck with Colorado Avalanche's Andreas Martinsen (27), of Norway, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Joakim Nordstrom (42), of Sweden, and Viktor Stalberg (25), of Sweden, chase the puck with Colorado Avalanche's Andreas Martinsen (27), of Norway, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  (The Associated Press)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Noah Hanifin (5) and goalie Cam Ward (30) defend the goal against Colorado Avalanche's Jarome Iginla, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Noah Hanifin (5) and goalie Cam Ward (30) defend the goal against Colorado Avalanche's Jarome Iginla, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  (The Associated Press)

Mikko Rantanen scored at 4:23 of overtime to give Colorado a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night, snapping the Avalanche's losing streak at five games.

Matt Duchene set up the goal on a 2-on-1 break.

Tyson Barrie also scored for Colorado, and Calvin Pickard made 28 saves. Last in the NHL at 16-38-2, the Avalanche are 6-2 in overtime.

Jeff Skinner scored his team-leading 19th goal of the season for the Hurricanes, and Cam Ward stopped 35 shots. Carolina has lost three straight.