Being outdoors in Colorado in the winter can be chilly and it can be snowy, and it’s just for these reasons that the NHL should award the Avalanche an outdoor game next season.
Phil Kessel scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
The Colorado Avalanche haven’t showed much scoring prowess so far.
Daniel Briere scored off a rebound with four-tenths of a second left in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.
Nathan MacKinnon, last year’s Calder Trophy winner as rookie of the year with 24 goals and 39 assists, might be the best combination of speed and skill since Pavel Bure.
Darcy Kuemper doesn’t really want to be in net when the high-scoring Colorado Avalanche finally break out of their offensive funk.
Coach Patrick Roy is hoping to see a different team — one resembling the squad that captured the Central Division last season — on the ice Saturday night for the home-opener against the Wild.
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.