Posted November 03, 2013 on AP on Fox
Already off to their best start in franchise history, the Colorado Avalanche are still looking to get better. 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. Ryan O'Reilly added a goal, and Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 29 saves for the Avalanche, whose 12-1 start is the best in the team's 18 seasons in Colorado and matches the beginning of the 1994-95 Quebec Nordiques. ''We're 12-1, and everyone in this locker room feels like we're not satisfied,'' MacKinnon said. ''That's the exciting part, that we can get better; 12-1 is great, but 13-1 is even better.'' P.A. Parenteau added an empty-net score in the final minute. Brendan Gallagher scored a power-play goal for Montreal. Landeskog, who had the game's first goal, fired a shot from the wing that bounced away from goalie Peter Budaj. MacKinnon backhanded the rebound ...
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