After 27 hours of exhausting travel as he made his way from Italy to Denver, Matt Duchene was ready for only one thing – hockey.
Gabriel Landeskog is replacing Milan Hejduk as the captain of the Colorado Avalanche.
The Colorado Avalanche brought back one of the last remaining links to the team’s Stanley Cup glory days, signing captain Milan Hejduk to a one-year deal.
For a second straight season, there will be no postseason hockey in the Mile High City as Colorado crumbled and crashed down the stretch.
Semyon Varlamov made 38 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Milan Hejduk and Peter Mueller scored in the shootout and Semyon Varlamov stopped both shots he faced and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Edmonton Oilers for a 3-2 win on Saturday.
Bobby Ryan scored twice and Jonas Hiller made 43 saves to help the Anaheim Ducks win their sixth straight game, 3-2 over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 18 saves in his first game in Anaheim since the Ducks traded him nearly two years ago, and Milan Hejduk scored two goals in the Colorado Avalanche’s 4-2 victory on Saturday night.
Ryan O’Reilly scored the tying goal and then added another in the shootout to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.
Stefan Elliott scored his first NHL goal, Semyon Varlamov had 31 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Saturday night.