The Colorado Avalanche are back in the postseason.
Not once this season has Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly cross-checked an opponent. He hasn’t interfered, high-sticked, hooked, tripped, elbowed, boarded, roughed, charged, speared or slashed anyone, either.
It’s hard to believe that a Avs team that finished last in the NHL a year ago has become a force in the Western Conference. CBS4’s Tom Helmer talked with Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog about the team’s turnaround.
Moments after deflecting in the winning goal, Colorado’s Tyson Barrie did a little dance.
Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Patrice Bergeron and Carl Soderberg each had a goal, Chad Johnson stopped 31 shots for his third career shutout, and the Boston Bruins beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Friday night for their 11th win in a row.
Thomas Vanek had a hat trick to lift Montreal to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche in former Canadiens great Patrick Roy’s first game at the Bell Centre as an NHL head coach.
Patrick Roy smiled and appeared calm upon his first trip back to Montreal’s Bell Centre as a visiting head coach.
Kyle Palmieri scored two goals in 47 seconds, and the Anaheim Ducks netted six in the second period to beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-4 on Friday night.
The Colorado Avalanche have reached three-year deals with center John Mitchell and goalie Reto Berra.