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3/5/16 Predators vs. Avalanche

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Predators defeat Avalanche to extend streak

Score four goals in third period, 12th game in row with point

by Rick Sadowski / Correspondent

DENVER -- The Nashville Predators scored four times in the third period to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 at Pepsi Center on Saturday, their 12th consecutive game without a regulation loss. 

The Predators (33-21-12) are 8-0-4 since a 5-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on Feb. 9. 

"You sum it up in the third period when you're going out there, you just have to win a period," Predators coach Peter Laviolette said. "Don't think about the scoreboard or if you're behind. If you can just win the period you can win the game, you'll get to overtime and get a point. Sometimes those (afternoon) games are hard to get into, but I thought our guys were sharp right from the start."

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Predators aim to extend franchise-record streak

Face Avalanche with 7-0-4 mark in past 11 games

by MIchael LoRe @michaellore / Staff Writer

PREDATORS (32-21-12) at AVALANCHE (33-29-4)

TV: 3 p.m. ET; FS-TN, ALT, NHL.TV

Season series: The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Nashville Predators twice. Andreas Martinsen scored at 9:36 in the third period in Colorado's 3-2 victory Dec. 12 at Bridgestone Arena. Tyson Barrie scored the go-ahead goal at 11:00 of the third period in the Avalanche's 5-3 win Jan. 8 at Pepsi Center. Ryan Ellis and Mattias Ekholm each had two assists for Nashville.

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