Where did the term “hat trick” come from? And what about Detroit Red Wings fans throwing octopi on the rink? There are some strange traditions that come from hockey.
Two third-period penalties provided a big opportunity for the Colorado Avalanche, and Tyson Barrie and company made the most of their chance for a valuable road win.
Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.
Ryan O’Reilly stared at the floor in front of his locker for quite some time after a Game 7 overtime loss to Minnesota.
As the season went along and the Colorado Avalanche kept winning and winning, they broadened their ambitions: From simply making the playoffs to accumulating 100 points to capturing a division title.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 shots for his 100th NHL win and Brad Malone scored his first goal of the season, helping the Colorado Avalanche hold off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Tyson Barrie scored his second goal of the game on a power play at 4:09 of overtime, and the Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Patrick Sharp scored three goals for his third career hat trick and set up one of Jonathan Toews’ two scores to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Colorado Avalanche 7-2 on Friday night.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 36 shots, Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Tuesday night.
The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward Matt Duchene for at least a week with an oblique injury.