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Matt Duchene scored his second goal of the night just as time was about to expire in overtime, lifting the Colorado Avalanche over the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Sunday to stretch their home winning streak to a season-high five straight games.
Duchene, who has three goals in his last two games, wristed a shot past Antti Niemi after taking a pass from P.A. Parenteau.
Officials upheld the goal after a replay review showed Duchene got the shot off an instant before time would have run out in the extra period.
Patrick Marleau scored San Jose's first goal, the 400th of his career. Logan Couture tied the score 2-all at 16:35 of the third when he followed a turnover by Colorado with a slap shot that got past goalie Semyon Varlamov.
Ryan O'Reilly also scored in a second straight game for the Avalanche, who beat the Sharks for the first time in the third and final meeting between the teams during the NHL's lockout-shortened season.
Duchene, who matched a career high with four po...
BEST OF MAXIM
Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene shot the puck at just the right time to win the game for the Avs' 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks Sunday night.
Duchene contained a deflection from teammate P.A. Parenteau's slap shot from inside the blue line and
from Adrian Dater of the Denver Post,
There has been a lot of speculation that Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly might have a problem with each other. That maybe there is a rift between the young centers, and speculation on what that rift might do to the Avalanche's locker-room atmosphere.
So Friday morning after the Avs skated at the Pepsi Center, I bluntly asked Duchene...
Matt Duchene and P.A. Parenteau are surging for the Colorado Avalanche.
The team's top scorers will try to help Colorado win its sixth straight at home Tuesday night against an Edmonton Oilers club finishing up a lengthy trip.
Duchene has seven points in his last three games after scoring his second goal of Sunday's 3-2 victory over San Jose just before time expired in...
ALL THINGS COME TO AN END
The Chicago Blackhawks' streak to start the season without a regulation loss has finally come to an end. See more details about their run.
It had to happen sooner or later -- the Chicago Blackhawks' NHL record games with a point streak had to end. The Colorado Avalanche, the team tied for last place in the Western Conference, were the team to do it it. They blew out the Hawks in Denver by a score of 6-2 in a very un-Hawklike game.
Their 11 game winning streak set a franchise record, their +32 goal differential...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Vladimir Sobotka recorded his first career hat trick and Patrik Berglund scored 72 seconds into overtime to lift the St. Louis Blues past the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday.
Berglund's team-leading 12th goal of the season came after the Blues rallied from two goals down in the third period. Sobotka, in the best stretch of his career, had both scores...
Peter Sivak was the first player signed by the San Francisco Bulls, ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks. A quick google search for "Peter Sivak" will turn up several mentions of one of the fastest goals in professional hockey history. Whether it was 5 seconds from the faceoff, 4.8 seconds, or 3.23 seconds isn't important. It was very fast. It isn't entirely...
(AP) -- After two overtime losses in two days, the San Jose Sharks are in the midst of another frustrating losing streak. Tuesday night will provide them not only with a chance to end their latest slide, but also an opportunity to avenge one of those defeats.
San Jose will visit the St. Louis Blues, who got a hat trick from Vladimir Sobotka and an overtime winner from Patrik Berglund...
It finally happened. The Colorado Avalanche was the team that was the first to beat the Chicago Blackhawks in regulation when they thumped the Hawks 6-2 last night. Matt Duchene had a goal and three assists to fuel Colorado and deal Chicago its first regulation loss since last March. PA Parentau had a goal and two assists while Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and an assist.