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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 t...
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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...
CALGARY, Alberta -- The Colorado Avalanche wanted something to show for their four-game road trip. They got it. John Mitchell scored two goals and Paul Stastny had two in an 89-second span in the third period -- scoring the winner on the power play with 2:40 remaining -- and then adding a crucial insurance goal to lead the Avalanche to a 6-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on...
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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.
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