The Avs clinched the Central Division, gaining the No. 2 position in the conference, and will play top wild card team Minnesota in the first round of the NHL Playoffs.
Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche earned a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
Patrick Roy smiled and appeared calm upon his first trip back to Montreal’s Bell Centre as a visiting head coach.
Colorado Avalanche forward P.A. Parenteau will miss at least four weeks with a right knee injury, coach Patrick Roy said Tuesday after a team workout.
Colorado is in the mix for one of the top playoff seeds in the Western Conference, and first-year coach Patrick Roy thinks the Avalanche are one of the NHL’s biggest surprises.
Nick Holden scored two goals, Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 on Sunday night.
After 10 days off, the Colorado Avalanche, minus their Olympians, got back to work Thursday morning. Head Coach Patrick Roy worked the team hard. If fact, the practice almost had a training camp feel to it.
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson has been suspended by the NHL for two games without pay on Tuesday for slashing New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen.
Nathan MacKinnon had two goals andSemyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, including several big saves down the stretch, to help the Colorado Avalanche hold off the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.
San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan refused to dwell on any negatives that came out of a wild finish.