The Colorado Avalanche grabbed headlines with their fast start this season. The St. Louis Blues are proving to be a good story, too.
Ryan O’Reilly scored for Colorado, which has lost three straight. The bad news kept coming for the Avalanche when coach Patrick Roy said star center Matt Duchene injured an oblique during the third period.
Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere lost for the first time this season after winning his first five starts.
Alexander Steen scored his league-leading 15th and 16th goals and the St. Louis Blues’ slumping power play woke up with three goals in a 7-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere wasn’t perfect, but he was good enough to keep the Colorado Avalanche rolling.
Though the Nashville Predators couldn’t keep Colorado off the scoreboard, they did keep the Avalanche out of the record book.
Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots, and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday 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.
Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly each had a goal and an assist to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
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.