The Colorado Avalanche gave coach Joe Sacco a two-year extension even in the wake of the team missing the postseason for a second straight season.
Jamie McGinn forced overtime by scoring with 2 seconds left in regulation, and Peter Mueller netted the lone shootout goal in the Colorado Avalanche’s 5-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
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.
Jamie McGinn got his first career two-goal game just 8:25 into the night, giving the Colorado Avalanche all the scoring they needed in a 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.
Taylor Hall scored in the third period to give Edmonton a two-goal cushion and the Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Peter Mueller’s return to the Colorado Avalanche and Jean-Sebastien Giguere’s return to his old playoff form have given the Colorado Avalanche reason to believe they can do some heavy damage to the rest of the NHL down the stretch.
Peter Mueller showed flashes of his offensive flair on Wednesday with two nifty scores and an assist on Paul Stastny’s game-tying goal late in the third period.
Ryan O’Reilly scored 3:55 into overtime, as his shot trickled through the legs of Florida goalie Jose Theodore, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.
David Legwand scored his second goal of the game at 4:26 of overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied from a two-goal first-period deficit in beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Thursday night.
The Colorado Avalanche are playing well to start off their season, but center Peter Mueller has missed the last several games. The team hopes to get him back soon.