Phil Kessel scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
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.
The NHL’s Central Division was the center of attention during a free-wheeling, big-spending scramble for talent this offseason.
Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.
The Colorado Avalanche added a big-name scorer in Jarome Iginla shortly after losing a fan favorite in Paul Stastny.
The Colorado Avalanche could be wearing out the red carpet at the NHL awards show next week with all the players they have up for honors.
Ryan O’Reilly stared at the floor in front of his locker for quite some time after a Game 7 overtime loss to Minnesota.
The Colorado Avalanche had a magical season but it came to end Wednesday night with a 5-4 overtime loss in Game 7 to the Wild. Patrick Roy said he has mixed feelings about the loss because the season was such a success.
Hockey fans have to love this time of year as there will be three “Game 7s” in the NHL Wednesday night. Of course all Colorado Avalanche fans care about is the one at the Pepsi Center.
Patrick Roy was quite calm and even cracked a few jokes as his team went through a light workout. No signs of stress at all.