Avs move back into playoff position

Posted at 11:10 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-17 01:10:17-04

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Mikkel Boedker scored twice and the Colorado Avalanche moved back into playoff position with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.

Andreas Martinsen also scored for the Avalanche, who have 76 points -- one ahead of idle Minnesota for the last wild-card spot in the Western Conference.

Henrik Sedin scored for Vancouver, which completed a four-game homestand at 2-2. The Canucks are 10 points back of the Avs in the wild-card race.

Ryan Miller made 31 saves for Vancouver, while Semyon Varlamov stopped 28 shots for Colorado.