SUNRISE, Fla. – The Avalanche snuffed out that one-game losing streak by beating the Florida Panthers 5-2 Thursday night. Let’s get to the grades:

Gabe Landeskog (A) – Was part of an awesome, dominant shift in the third that led to J.T. Compher’s tie-breaking goal. He added an empty-netter. He was a bit slow in the first half of the game, but really was great in that third.

Nathan MacKinnon (B) – A little off again at times with his decision-making, but he did pick up an assist and was a plus-3.

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Adrian Dater has been covering the Avs since their inception. In 2015, he became the lead NHL national columnist with Bleacher Report, where he worked until 2017 before joining BSN Denver.

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