Former Av Andre Benoit Signs With Sabers The Buffalo Sabres signed free-agent defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract Wednesday.
Parise Lifts Wild Past Avs 5-2, To Tie Series At 3Zach Parise scored early and late on tipped shots, and the Minnesota Wild tacked on two empty-net goals for a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night that sent the first-round playoff series to a decisive Game 7.
Varlamov, Avalanche Fend Off Senators 3-1Semyon Varlamov made 38 saves and Andre Benoit, Nick Holden and John Mitchell scored as the Avalanche won 3-1 on Sunday.
Duchene Scores Winner In OT As Avs Beat Jets 3-2Matt Duchene scored 2:33 into overtime, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots to lift the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Jets on Monday night.
Rookie MacKinnon Has Avs In Thick Of Playoff RaceNathan MacKinnon squirmed a bit in front of his locker and tugged on the brim of his Colorado Avalanche ball cap, a little uncomfortable with any sort of comparison to the Great One.
MacKinnon Breaks A Gretzky Record, Avs Defeat Wings In OTAndre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Thursday night.
Avalanche Cruise To 6-2 Win Over StarsPaul Stastny scored twice and added two assists and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Monday night.
Avalanche Beat Coyotes 4-3 In OvertimeRyan O'Reilly scored a power-play goal with 41 seconds left in overtime and the Colorado Avalanche bounced back after allowing two third-period goals to beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 on Thursday night.
Landeskog Scores 2 in 2nd As Avalanche Beat KingsGabriel Landeskog scored twice in the second period, rallying the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
Avalanche Sign D Andre BenoitThe Colorado Avalanche bolstered their blue line on the opening day of free agency, signing defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year deal on Friday.