DENVER — Ryan McDonagh got called for a hooking penalty, and Valeri Nichushkin made him pay.
The Avs right winger tapped in a pass from Game 1 hero Andre Burakovsky, and Colorado is off to a 1-0 lead over the reigning champs.
Josh Manson followed up with a wrist shot that sailed past Bolts goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Avalanche took a 2-0 lead in the first. Vasilevskiy has now given up five first-period goals in the first two games of this series.
Even if you are a casual hockey fan, I would be willing to bet you have heard the name John Tavares hundreds, if not thousands, of times over the past 10-15 years. For those of you who may not know everything there is to know about Tavares, sit back and let me give you an […]
If you have any doubts that Trevor Zegras is a big game player? Look no further than tonight’s Anaheim Ducks game versus the Arizona Coyotes. A very physical and vocal match went the distance plus…however the real question is…what did Trevor say? A few thoughts on the altercation between Trevor Zegras and Tony Stecher. We […]
Two Western Conference teams on opposite trajectories collided Saturday afternoon in Denver and nearly experienced a reversal of fortunes. The defending champion Colorado Avalanche beat the trade-seeking St. Louis Blues 4-2. The Avalanche are now 7-1 in the last 14 days with a 33-15 advantage in goals. The Blues have lost four straight games and […]