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.
The No. 52 jersey of former Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote has been retired in a ceremony before Colorado’s game against the Montreal Canadiens.
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.
Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy is returning to the Colorado Avalanche as their head coach.
Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk (mee’-LAWN HAY’-dook) will play his 1,000th NHL game Monday.
Joe Sakic, the stylish center who spent his entire 20-year NHL career with the Quebec Nordiques-Colorado Avalanche franchise, parlayed passion into a berth in the Hockey Hall of Fame.