Raddysh scores in third as Blackhawks beat Avalanche 3-2

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JANUARY 12: Taylor Raddysh #11 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period at United Center on January 12, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Mi

Taylor Raddysh snapped a tie in the third period, and the last-place Chicago Blackhawks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night for their third straight victory.

Sam Lafferty and Andreas Athanasiou also scored for Chicago, and Petr Mrazek made 31 saves.

The Blackhawks had a 2-20-1 stretch before their win streak.

Cale Makar and Devon Toews scored for Colorado, and Nathan MacKinnon had two assists. Pavel Francouz had 27 stops for the defending Stanley Cup champions.

The slumping Avalanche dropped to 1-6-1 in their last eight games.