Kadri scores shootout winner as Avalanche beat Coyotes

Nazem Kadri finished the game off with a slick goal in a shootout as the Colorado Avalanche squeaked by the Arizona Coyotes 4-3.

DENVER — Nazem Kadri scored the winner in a shootout and Colorado extended the NHL’s longest home winning streak in nearly four years to 13 games with a victory over undermanned Arizona.

Mikko Rantanen, Tyson Jost and Andre Burakovsky scored in regulation for the Avalanche, and Pavel Francouz stopped 23 shots.

The last team to win 13 straight at home was Toronto from Jan. 31 to March 24, 2018. Colorado is 31-2-2 at home since March 10.

The Coyotes were outshot 47-25 but took a 3-2 lead on Shayne Gostisbehere’s goal 39 seconds into the third period.

Burakovsky tied it just 29 seconds later.

All-Star Clayton Keller scored his first career short-handed goal and Johan Larsson also scored for Arizona, which went 0 for 3 in the shootout.

Ivan Prosvetov made 44 saves for the Coyotes in his second NHL game this season.

The Avalanche have trailed in every game of their 6-0-1 stretch.

When submitting content, please abide by our submission guidelines, and avoid posting profanity, personal attacks or harassment. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account. Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.