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.
Colton Sceviour scored a tiebreaking goal at 17:08 of the third period and the Dallas Stars edged the Colorado Avalanche 3-2.
Paul Stastny scored twice and added two assists and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Monday night.
Matt Duchene scored two goals and had an assist, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Friday night to match the best 10-game start in team history.
Johan Franzen broke a third-period tie with his second goal of the game as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Avalanche 4-2 on Thursday night to hand Patrick Roy his first loss as a coach.
Patrick Roy has been way more composed than combustible on the bench through the Colorado Avalanche’s sizzling start to the season.
The Colorado Avalanche have fired coach Joe Sacco a day after the team missed the playoffs for the third straight season.
Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice on Wednesday.