Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and assisted on rookie Nathan MacKinnon’s go-ahead score, and the Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 Saturday night for their second six-game winning streak of the young season.
After 27 hours of exhausting travel as he made his way from Italy to Denver, Matt Duchene was ready for only one thing – hockey.
Ryan O’Reilly tied it late in regulation, then had the only score in the shootout to give the lowly Colorado Avalanche a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night.
Anthony Stewart scored 1:49 into overtime and the Atlanta Thrashers matched a franchise record with their sixth straight victory, 3-2 over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Colorado Avalanche goalie Craig Anderson is in no hurry to return from a balky right knee, especially with his backup playing so well in his absence.