Originally written on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 11/9/14
DENVER -- Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots, P.A. Parenteau scored two goals the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Friday night.Patrick Bordeleau had a goal and rookie Nathan MacKinnon had an assist for the Avalanche, who have won their first two games under new coach Patrick Roy.Pekka Rinne had 33 saves and Paul Gaustad scored for the Predators, who lost for the second time in as many nights.The game featured two of the top four picks in last June's draft. MacKinnon was taken first overall and Seth Jones, a Denver native, was picked fourth by the Predators.The Avalanche struck first for the second straight game. Jamie McGinn, who had two goals in Wednesday's win, gloved the puck in the slot and fired a shot on Rinne, who made the initial save.Parenteau jumped on the rebound and knocked it in to give Colorado a 1-0 lead with 1:10 left in the first period.Colorado made it 2-0 at 7:54 of the second with a goal from the fourth line. Bordeleau, the team's enforcer, t...
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