Ryan Getzlaf scored the tying goal in the third period and set up Corey Perry’s second of the game at 4:14 of overtime as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night for their sixth straight victory and 10th in 11 games.
Dany Heatley had two power-play goals on assists from new teammate Zach Parise, and the offense-enhanced Minnesota Wild surged into their much-anticipated season with a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
The Colorado Avalanche has signed Cody McLeod through 2014-15.
For a second straight season, there will be no postseason hockey in the Mile High City as Colorado crumbled and crashed down the stretch.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 35 shots, Steve Sullivan had a goal and an assist and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday night.
The Colorado Avalanche suddenly have climbed right back into the thick of the playoff chase.
Peter Mueller’s return to the Colorado Avalanche and Jean-Sebastien Giguere’s return to his old playoff form have given the Colorado Avalanche reason to believe they can do some heavy damage to the rest of the NHL down the stretch.
Ryan O’Reilly scored in the first round of a shootout and the Colorado Avalanche beat Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 Monday night for their sixth consecutive victory at home.
Cody McLeod and Erik Johnson both scored their first goals of the season, and Jean-Sebastian Giguere had 25 saves as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight home victory.