Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 35 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night.
Ryan O’Reilly scored a power-play goal with 41 seconds left in overtime and the Colorado Avalanche bounced back after allowing two third-period goals to beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 on Thursday night.
Ryan O’Reilly scored for Colorado, which has lost three straight. The bad news kept coming for the Avalanche when coach Patrick Roy said star center Matt Duchene injured an oblique during the third period.
Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere lost for the first time this season after winning his first five starts.
Alexander Steen scored his league-leading 15th and 16th goals and the St. Louis Blues’ slumping power play woke up with three goals in a 7-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere wasn’t perfect, but he was good enough to keep the Colorado Avalanche rolling.
Though the Nashville Predators couldn’t keep Colorado off the scoreboard, they did keep the Avalanche out of the record book.
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.
Everything seems to be going right for the Colorado Avalanche so far this season, and new coach Patrick Roy is setting the tone.
Semyon Varlamov was sharp in making 35 saves, and Jamie McGinn scored two goals, leading Colorado to a 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Patrick Roy’s coaching debut with the Avalanche.