The Colorado Avalanche continue finding ways to win despite losing key players.
At home, at least.
P.A. Parenteau and Jamie McGinn scored goals 3 minutes, 29 seconds apart in the second period and the Avalanche rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday.
Paul Stastny also scored and Semyon Varlamov made 25 saves for Colorado, which remained unbeaten in three home games. Matt Duchene and McGinn added an assist apiece.
''In order to have a lot of success in this league, you have to be a dominant home team,'' Colorado coach Joe Sacco said. ''We're off to a good start with a long way to go here. It is the way we want to play at home.''
The injury-riddled Avalanche suffered another loss when defenseman Ryan Wilson left the game in the second period with a leg injury. He did not return.
It's the fourth top-tier player to go down in the first eight games of the year. Forward Steve Downie is out for the season with a torn ACL, captain Gabriel Landeskog was put on injured rese...