Girard scores in OT to lead Avalanche over Predators 3-2


              Colorado Avalanche center Evan Rodrigues (9) falls to the ice as he reaches for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) shoots the puck as Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche defenseman Devon Toews (7) and Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
            
              Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) reaches for the puck with his skate as he tries to get control as Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andreas Englund (88) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) is congratulated after his goal against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
            
              Nashville Predators right wing Nino Niederreiter (22) collides with Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. The Avalanche won in overtime 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Girard scores in OT to lead Avalanche over Predators 3-2