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EDMONTON, Alberta – 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.