Capitals set new franchise record for wins

Apr 2, 2016

Capitals set new franchise record for wins

Once the Washington Capitals stopped hitting the post, they were able to reach a milestone. Alex Ovechkin scored in a three-goal second period and the Capitals won their franchise-record 55th game of the season by beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Friday night. Early ...

Red Wings beat Avs in balmy outdoor game

Feb 28, 2016

Red Wings beat Avs in balmy outdoor game

The fake snow surrounding the rink was only intended for decoration. Certainly made for a nice blizzard, though, when the whipping wind caught hold of the cotton-like substance and sent it flying everywhere. “It was snowing, right? In the 50s,” Red Wings goaltender Petr ...

Iginla scores 600th goal as Avalanche beat Kings

Jan 5, 2016

Iginla scores 600th goal as Avalanche beat Kings

Jarome Iginla sent a wrist shot in the vicinity of the goal, maybe even more a pass than scoring chance. Then a strange thing happened: The puck clanged off a skate and caromed into the net for his 600th NHL goal. Sure, it was ...

Leafs pounce on Avalanche in third period

Dec 22, 2015

Leafs pounce on Avalanche in third period

Tyler Bozak made a triumphant return to Denver and led the surging Toronto Maple Leafs to a big win. Bozak scored three times in the third period and Toronto broke loose for four goals in the final 20 minutes to beat the Colorado Avalanche ...

Avs scalp Canadiens at Bell Centre

Nov 15, 2015

Avs scalp Canadiens at Bell Centre

It was all smiles and energy in the Colorado Avalanche dressing room after blowing out one of the hottest teams in the NHL. Nathan MacKinnon scored twice 13 seconds apart in Colorado’s three-goal first period as the Avalanche jumped on a shaky Mike Condon ...

Wild stage frantic rally to overcome Avalanche

Oct 9, 2015

Wild stage frantic rally to overcome Avalanche

All the hats thrown onto the ice weren’t a big surprise. Zach Parise did have a hat trick. On the road, though? Now that stunned Parise a little bit. Not nearly as stunned as the Colorado Avalanche were after blowing a big lead. Parise ...

Avs gets best of Stars again

Feb 15, 2015

Avs gets best of Stars again

Colorado has struggled to score pretty goals lately, so it got scrappy in an effort to turn around a disappointing season. Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots and the Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday ...

Lightning top Avalanche

Jan 18, 2015

Lightning top Avalanche

The Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t have much time to dwell on giving up the tying goal late in the third period. Ryan Callahan scored in regulation and got the decisive goal in the shootout to lift Tampa Bay to a 3-2 victory over the ...

Ovechkin sets record as Caps win

Jan 13, 2015

Ovechkin sets record as Caps win

Alex Ovechkin has made a career out of scoring crucial goals for the Washington Capitals, and he did once more Monday. Ovechkin scored a tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period to help the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1. “I was ...

Brodeur gets 125th shutout

Dec 30, 2014

Brodeur gets 125th shutout

Martin Brodeur isn’t sure what his future holds with the St. Louis Blues, but he is enjoying the ride. Brodeur stopped all 16 shots he faced and recorded his NHL-record 125th shutout and 691st victory as the Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on ...

Ducks defensemen get offensive in win

Nov 3, 2014

Ducks defensemen get offensive in win

Defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Cam Fowler scored their first goals of the season 1:44 apart in the second period, and emergency starter Jason LaBarbera stopped 16 shots, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday. Corey Perry also ...