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Landeskog returns, helps Avalanche top Oilers

Captain has goal, assist in first game back from suspension; Pickard makes 26 saves

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Correspondent

Landeskog's beautiful goal

COL@EDM: Landeskog opens the scoring in the 2nd

3/20/16: Gabriel Landeskog receives Carl Soderberg's feed and slips it into the net to open the scoring in the 2nd

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EDMONTON -- Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist in his return from a three-game suspension, and the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 at Rexall Place on Sunday.

The Avalanche (38-31-4) lead the Minnesota Wild by one point for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference. The Wild defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout Sunday to briefly take over the West's final playoff position.

Tyson Barrie and Blake Comeau scored for Colorado in its third consecutive win to end a four-game road trip.

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MacKinnon out for Avalanche visiting Oilers

Colorado forward sustained knee injury Friday; Landeskog to return from suspension

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Correspondent

AVALANCHE (37-31-4) at OILERS (29-38-7)

TV: 9:30 p.m. ET; ALT, SN1, NHL.TV

EDMONTON -- Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog will return to the lineup against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on Sunday after serving a three-games suspension.

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