The Canucks are playing some of their best hockey when it matters the most — during the stretch run. And the Northwest Division-leading Vancouver is doing it behind the play of goaltender Cory Schneider.
Derek Roy, Eric Nystrom and Jaromir Jagr each had a goal and an assist to lead the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Rookie defenseman Jonas Brodin’s first NHL score highlighted a three-goal second period by the Minnesota Wild in a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Matt Duchene scored twice, including the game-winner with one second left in overtime to lead Colorado’s 3-2 verdict over San Jose.
Artem Anisimov scored on a hard wrist shot on an overtime power play, and Sergei Bobrovskymade 18 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.
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.
David Jones scored at 4:43 of overtime and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 1-0 win over the St. Louis Blues in front of a smattering of boisterous fans that braved a winter storm in Denver.
The Colorado Avalanche needed some time off and the schedule maker cooperated. They haven’t played since losing to the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday.
The Colorado Avalanche are struggling, but they’d be in even worse shape without newcomers P.A. Parenteau who has seven goals and John Mitchell who has four. They’ve combined for 11 of the Avs’ 21 goals.
Jamie Benn scored his first two goals of the season, and the Dallas Stars beat Colorado 3-2 on Monday, spoiling the night for Milan Hejduk as the Avalanche forward was honored for playing in his 1,000th NHL game.