The Colorado Avalanche grabbed headlines with their fast start this season. The St. Louis Blues are proving to be a good story, too.
Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere lost for the first time this season after winning his first five starts.
Alexander Steen scored his league-leading 15th and 16th goals and the St. Louis Blues’ slumping power play woke up with three goals in a 7-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Chris Stewart reached career milestones of 100 goals and 100 assists and the St. Louis Blues clinched a playoff berth with two games to spare, beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.
In a trade between struggling teams in the Western Conference, the Colorado Avalanche acquired former No. 1 pick Erik Johnson and Jay McClement from the St. Louis Blues for Chris Stewart and Kevin Shattenkirk.
Anthony Stewart scored 1:49 into overtime and the Atlanta Thrashers matched a franchise record with their sixth straight victory, 3-2 over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Greg Mauldin scored two goals to fuel Colorado’s four-goal burst in the second period, and the Avalanche had a season-high goals total to beat the Minnesota Wild 7-4 on Saturday night and snap a three-game losing streak.