Marek Svatos also scored twice and Ken Klee had three assists for the Avalanche, which climbed over .500 and moved out of last place in the Northwest Division -- only two points behind first-place Edmonton.
In other games:
Phil Kessel scored on Boston's seventh attempt in the shootout to give the Bruins a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay at Boston.... Dany Heatley had two goals and an assist and Ray Emery made 31 saves for Ottawa's first shutout in a 6-0 victory over visiting Florida.... Rookie defenseman Alexandre Picard had the first two assists of his NHL career and Philadelphia defeated the New York Islanders, 3-2, at Uniondale, N.Y.... Nashville won its fourth in a row with a 5-4 victory at St. Louis.
Justin Williams and Eric Belanger scored less than a minute apart in the third period to lead Carolina past Montreal, 4-2, at Raleigh, N.C.... Olaf Kolzig made 35 saves and Washington edged visiting Dallas, 4-3.... Kari Lehtonen stopped 36 shots and host Atlanta beat Toronto, 5-0, for its first victory over the Maple Leafs in more than three years.
Forward John LeClair was placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins, a move designed to try to move the two-time 50-goal scorer to another team. LeClair, 37, has two goals and five assists in 21 games.