DETROIT, Feb. 25 (UPI) --
Gabriel Landeskog scored twice, and Steve Downie
added a goal and two assists for Colorado Saturday in the Avalanche's 4-3 win over Detroit.
Ryan O'Reilly, who centers a line between Landeskog and Downie, contributed three assists as Colorado helped its playoff chances with its third straight win.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere earned the victory with 28 saves.
The Avalanche improved to 6-2-1 in their last nine games. They came into the game two points out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Jiri Hudler tallied a pair of goals and Jimmy Howard turned aside 23 shots as the Red Wings lost their second straight at Joe Louis Arena following an NHL-record, 23-game home winning streak.
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