Zach Parise scored one of Minnesota’s four goals in the second period and assisted on two others, helping the Wild overwhelm Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche 5-0 in the season opener Thursday night.
The Colorado Avalanche open the season in Minnesota Thursday night, and then the Wild come to Denver on Saturday night. Both of those games will be played indoors, but how about an outdoor game for the Avalanche?
The Colorado Avalanche say they’re talking to the NHL about the possibility of hosting an outdoor game next season.
The NHL’s Central Division was the center of attention during a free-wheeling, big-spending scramble for talent this offseason.
Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.
Though Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin maintain their place as the league’s most recognized stars, a changing of the guard is gradually taking place. There’s Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay, and Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in Colorado.
The Colorado Avalanche are getting ready to take on defending champions Los Angeles Kings tonight in their second-to-last preseason game. Both fans and players are ready for a victory on the ice.
The Colorado Avalanche signed forward Cody McLeod and defenseman Brad Stuart to contact extensions Monday.
Michael Ferland scored twice, including the go-ahead goal early in the second period, and the Calgary Flames kept Colorado winless in the preseason by beating the Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday night.
Brandon Prust scored on a breakaway with 5:29 left in the third period to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in an exhibition game Friday night.