NHL Headlines Of The WeekThings are beginning to heat up around the NHL as we have passed the quarter-mark of the 2017-2018 NHL season. Here are this week's top NHL headlines.
Roy, Avs Bracing For Game 7 With WildPatrick Roy was quite calm and even cracked a few jokes as his team went through a light workout. No signs of stress at all.
Parise Lifts Wild Past Avs 5-2, To Tie Series At 3Zach Parise scored early and late on tipped shots, and the Minnesota Wild tacked on two empty-net goals for a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night that sent the first-round playoff series to a decisive Game 7.
Avalanche Push Wild To Elimination Situation Twice in the first five games, the Minnesota Wild have been less than 75 seconds away from a victory on the road that has been so rare in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs this year.
Wild Take Game 3 With 1-0 OT Win Over The AvsMikael Granlund's diving swing at his own rebound 5:08 into overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 1-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 on Monday to pull within 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.
Roy, Avs Anxious To Open Playoffs Against WildPatrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.
O'Reilly Gets Shootout Goal And Avs Beat Wild 3-2 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.
Giguere Wins 6th Straight As Avs Beat Wild Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 27 saves to set a franchise record with his sixth straight win to start a season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Friday.