Avalanche beat Penguins for win No. 50, clinch playoff spot


              Colorado Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen (96) tries in vain to keep a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Evan Rodrigues (9) out of the goal as Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. Rodrigues scored on the play (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper, right, makes a save on Pittsburgh Penguins' Teddy Blueger during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Colorado Avalanche's Logan O'Connor (25) greets Darren Helm after Helm scored against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. The Avalanche won 6-4. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) tumbles in front of Colorado Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen (62) as he tries to get to the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. The Avalanche won 6-4. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin, center, knocks the puck away as Colorado Avalanche's Erik Johnson (6) shoots on goaltender Tristan Jarry (35) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. The Avalanche won 6-4. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Colorado Avalanche's Darren Helm (43) scores on Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry (35) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. The Avalanche won 6-4. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Colorado Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen (96) tries in vain to keep a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Evan Rodrigues (9) out of the goal as Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
            
              Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon, center, celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Avalanche beat Penguins for win No. 50, clinch playoff spot