Posted February 02, 2013 on
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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 G...
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Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog has missed the past three games with a head injury and will miss at least one more game on Saturday after the team placed him on the injured reserve list, NHL.com reported Friday. Landeskog, 19, is eligible to be activated for Monday's game, but it's unclear whether he'll be ready to return then. Landeskog's injury...
DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche may be struggling on the road, but so far they know how to win at home. Jamie McGinn had a goal and an assist, P.A. Parenteau and Paul Stastny also scored and the Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Saturday. Semyon Varlamov had 25 saves and Matt Duchene and Ryan Wilson had an assist each for the Avalanche (4-4-0), who have won two straight...
While the injuries keep piling up for the Colorado Avalanche, the goals have suddenly become plentiful, too.
The Avalanche will try to win their third straight and remain unbeaten at home Monday night when they take on the Dallas Stars, who will be without their leading scorer.
After totaling one goal in three straight losses during a four-game road trip, Colorado (4-4-0) responded...
The Colorado Avalanche ended their longest trip of the season with their best offensive performance so far.
They'll try to keep it going - and remain undefeated at home - on Saturday in their second matchup against the Edmonton Oilers in six days.
Held to one total goal - a 4-1 loss to Edmonton (4-2-1) on Monday - while losing the first three games of their trip, Colorado ...