Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/29/14

DENVER - NOVEMBER 23: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his first period goal against goalie Ray Emery #29 of the Philadelphia Flyers during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on November 23, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Paul Stastny found the perfect time to score his first two goals of the season. With the score tied late in the third period, Stastny notched the go-ahead goal on a power play and then added an insurance goal to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. ''Sometimes you've just got to take it to the net and get ugly goals,'' Stastny said. ''We know what kind of atmosphere it is here. It's always tough to play in. That's what makes it fun. I like playing in this building. I like playing these guys.'' With Flames defenseman Mark Giordano in the penalty box for tripping, Stastny scored on an unassisted wraparound with 2:40 left in regulation. Stastny added his second of game 89 seconds later, before P.A. Parenteau scored into an empty net. ''I think Paul can hopefully relax a little bit now and just play his game,'' Colorado coach Joe Sacco said. ''It was just a matter of time before Paul got going. It's big for our team. ''We need Paul go...
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