Montreal, QC – Milan Hejduk scored the game-winner in the 5 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
David Jones had two goals and an assist for the Avalanche, who are off to a 4-0-0 start on the road for the first time since the 1985-86 season.
Paul Stastny and Kyle Quincey added a goal and an assist each for Colorado, which has won four in a row for the first time since a six-game tear from December 10-19 of last season.
Semyon Varlamov turned aside 38-of-43 shots for the victors.
Brian Gionta had a goal and two assists for the Canadiens, who have lost two in a row. Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais had a goal and an assist apiece.
Carey Price stopped 25-of-30 shots in defeat.