Jeff Carter scored his 24th goal and scored again in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved back into fourth place in the Western Conference with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist, and the NHL-worst Colorado Avalanche prevented Anaheim from clinching a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over the Ducks on Wednesday night.
The Colorado Avalanche lost again Monday night, cushioning their lead as the worst team in hockey. But the game was just an afterthought. It’s what happened after the game.
Pavel Datsyuk knocked in a rebound at 4:45 of overtime, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night to hold onto seventh place in the Western Conference.
David Legwand scored with 1:14 left, and the Nashville Predators edged Colorado 3-1 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by the Avalanche.
Damien Brunner ended his 15-game scoring drought and Jimmy Howard made a late save to help the Detroit Red Wings hold off the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Monday night.
Devin Setoguchi scored twice and added the 100th assist of his NHL career to help the Minnesota Wild hold off the slumping Colorado Avalanche 6-4 in a Saturday matinee.
Ryan Getzlaf scored the tying goal in the third period and set up Corey Perry’s second of the game at 4:14 of overtime as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night for their sixth straight victory and 10th in 11 games.
From illness to injuries, the Colorado Avalanche just can’t stay healthy early in this lockout-shortened season.
Paul Stastny scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.