The Colorado Avalanche added a big-name scorer in Jarome Iginla shortly after losing a fan favorite in Paul Stastny.
The Avs clinched the Central Division, gaining the No. 2 position in the conference, and will play top wild card team Minnesota in the first round of the NHL Playoffs.
Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche earned a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Blake Wheeler scored in overtime on a shot through the crowd to give the Winnipeg Jets a 5-4 win against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
Semyon Varlamov made 38 saves and Andre Benoit, Nick Holden and John Mitchell scored as the Avalanche won 3-1 on Sunday.
Nick Holden scored two goals, Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 on Sunday night.
Nick Holden scored two goals and had an assist and the Avalanche held off the Predators 5-4 Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
Avalanche coach Patrick Roy wasn’t as upset after the 8-2 loss in Edmonton as might be expected.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots and Nick Holden scored his first NHL goal to break a second-period tie, lifting the soaring Colorado Avalanche to a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals.