Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

/ Mar 24, 2017

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

Laurent Brossoit didn't get a lot of action when he came into the game, but the backup goalie's presence sparked a rare third-period comeback for the Edmonton Oilers. Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third period, ...

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 on, the ...

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 Mrazek ...

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 7-4 ...

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 to ...

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 scored three times, ...

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 night. Jarome ...

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 Colorado ...

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 just saying ...

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 Monday ...