Mikko Rantanen’s power-play slap shot with 1.3 seconds on the clock in overtime gave the Colorado Avalanche a 4-3 victory Sunday over the slumping Anaheim Ducks.

Nathan MacKinnon scored twice and Rantanen had two assists for the Avalanche, who overcame a 3-1 deficit to hand the Ducks their 12th loss in 15 games. Sven Andrighetto also had a goal for Colorado, and Philipp Grubauer stopped 30 shots.

Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog, second from left, of Sweden, celebrates a goal by Mikko Rantanen in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. The Avalanche won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche’s Gabriel Landeskog, second from left, of Sweden, celebrates a goal by Mikko Rantanen in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. The Avalanche won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Brandon Montour, Ryan Getzlaf and Ondrej Kase scored for Anaheim. Ryan Miller made 38 saves.

Colorado Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen, of Finland, celebrates his overtime goal in an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. The Avalanche won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche’s Mikko Rantanen, of Finland, celebrates his overtime goal in an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. The Avalanche won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

MacKinnon tied it 3-all at 11:20 of the third period, taking a nice feed from Rantanen behind the net.

Anaheim Ducks' Ondrej Kase, right, of the Czech Republic, reaches for the puck next to Colorado Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks’ Ondrej Kase, right, of the Czech Republic, reaches for the puck next to Colorado Avalanche’s Nikita Zadorov, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Ducks led 3-2 after a high-scoring second period.

Colorado tied it at 1 when Andrighetto got a pass from Patrick Nemeth and slipped the puck past Miller.

Anaheim Ducks' Brandon Montour points to goaltender Ryan Miller while celebrating his goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks’ Brandon Montour points to goaltender Ryan Miller while celebrating his goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Anaheim regained the lead with a power-play goal a minute later as Getzlaf fired a slap shot from long range that beat Grubauer up high. The Ducks made it 3-1 when Montour came down the right side and sent a wrist shot that Kase deflected in for his first goal of the season.

Anaheim Ducks' Josh Mahura, front, and Colorado Avalanche's Tyson Jost fight for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks’ Josh Mahura, front, and Colorado Avalanche’s Tyson Jost fight for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Just 4:34 into the second period, Montour had a career-high three points (one goal, two assists).

Colorado Avalanche's Sven Andrighetto, center, of Switzerland, moves the puck under pressure by Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche’s Sven Andrighetto, center, of Switzerland, moves the puck under pressure by Anaheim Ducks’ Adam Henrique during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Avs pulled back within one on a power-play goal of their own as MacKinnon put in a rebound for his 13th of the season.

Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf, right, and Rickard Rakell, of Sweden, celebrate a goal by Getzlaf during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf, right, and Rickard Rakell, of Sweden, celebrate a goal by Getzlaf during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Ducks opened the scoring 4:45 into the first on Montour’s goal. Pontus Aberg fired a shot from 40 feet out and the rebound came to Montour. He took the puck in stride, skated behind the net and slipped in a wraparound past Grubauer.

It was just the fourth time in their last 15 games that the Ducks scored first.

Anaheim Ducks' Rickard Rakell, left, of Sweden, loses his stick as he tries to score against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer, of Germany, under defense by Erik Johnson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks’ Rickard Rakell, left, of Sweden, loses his stick as he tries to score against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer, of Germany, under defense by Erik Johnson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer, of Germany, stands in front of his net as the Anaheim Ducks players celebrate a goal by Ondrej Kase during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer, of Germany, stands in front of his net as the Anaheim Ducks players celebrate a goal by Ondrej Kase during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Avalanche: At the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

Colorado Avalanche's Vladislav Kamenev, left, of Russia, is defended by Anaheim Ducks' Kiefer Sherwood during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche’s Vladislav Kamenev, left, of Russia, is defended by Anaheim Ducks’ Kiefer Sherwood during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Ducks: Host the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer, right, of Germany, stops a shot as Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf, left, is held back by Avalanche's Alexander Kerfoot during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer, right, of Germany, stops a shot as Anaheim Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf, left, is held back by Avalanche’s Alexander Kerfoot during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Source: The Associated Press

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