Found October 27, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
In the 11th game of the season, the Avalanche finally had to face an uphill battle entering the third period. The Avs, who had either led or were tied after two periods in their previous 10 games, trailed the visiting Winnipeg Jets after 40 minutes Sunday night and were hoping to take advantage of the Jets' shootout victory in Dallas the previous night. Mission accomplished. The Avs got goals from Jan Hejda and Paul Stastny to triumph 3-2 and improve to 10-1, the best start in Quebec/Colorado franchise history. The 1994-95 Nordiques began 9-1 in 1994-95, a year before they became the Avs. Stastny broke a 2-2 with 5:28 remaining in regulation, scoring back-door off a pass from Gabe Landeskog. Hejda tied it at 2-2 at 7:13 of the third with a monstrous slap shot from the left circle and, couple minutes later, Colorado had produced 13 of the third-period's 18 shots and were buzzing in front of goalie Al Montoya's net. Stastny's second goal of the season helped make Av...

Are the Flyers making a play for Dustin Byfuglien?

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Stastny's late goal lifts Avalanche over Jets 3-2

Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots, and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday night. Matt Duchene and Jan Hejda also scored for the Avalanche, who under coach Patrick Roy are 10-1 for the first time in franchise history. Gabriel Landeskog added two assists. Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little had...

Connor Hellebuyck a rock in Lowell’s win over Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – UMass Lowell entered the Yost Ice Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Saturday night to face the Michigan Wolverines as the underdog. However, the River Hawks left as the better school defeating the Wolverines, 2-1. Connor Hellebuyck became the first UMass Lowell goaltender to start back-to-back games and win back-to-back games and did so in front of his hometown crowd...

‘Game-time’ decision to see if Kane plays for Jets last night

Evander Kane, one of the Winnipeg Jets top players was a question mark to play up until game time last night against the Stars of Dallas. The thought was he could or could not play. Said Jets head coach Claude Noel, as per, “Yeah, it was just maintenance. Game-time situation, we’ll see how he’s doing.” Kane, who is tied for the team lead in points, has eight in 11...

WATCH: Erik Johnson pranks Ryan Wilson during live interview

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Wilson was giving a fairly traditional interview as his team battled the Carolina Hurricanes, but things took an interesting turn when one of his teammates decided to play a little joke on him. Erik Johnson, another defenseman for the Avs, used his stick to interfere with the interview.    Prepare for a sentence loaded with innuendo. Johnson...

Connor Hellebuyck and UMass Lowell get HEA weekly awards

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Finish all that matters for Jets' Setoguchi

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Early Jack Adams favourite? It’s Patrick Roy

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Dater weighs in on the McLeod suspension, whether Niklas Kronwall was ‘responsible’ for being hit

Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod was suspended for 5 games for a check to Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall "in the numbers," and while McLeod suggested that he never meant to hurt Kronwall, and Kronwall, who missed two games with a concussion, insisted that he "put himself in a bad spot," he deferred to the NHL's Department of Player Safety as to...

Hawk Squawk: Hellebuyck has successful homecoming

For the first homecoming for Connor Hellebuyck and Adam Chapie, on ice turned out quite well for the UMass Lowell River Hawks. On Friday, the boys hit the ice fast scoring in the first period recording Joseph Gambardella’s (1) first collegiate goal. The Hawks added two goals to that lead in the second with goals from Stephen Buco (1) and Josh Holmstrom (1); the ladder of which...

Video- Winnipeg Jets Coach Claude Noel With An Honest Assessment After :Loss to Avalanche

A frustrated Noel after losing to 3-2 to Colorado last night.  

Win over Abbotsford takes Lake Erie Monsters to .500

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Video- Coaches Corner Tonight

The two main topics Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed were John Scott and the Colorardo Avalanche.  Cherry on Matt Duchene, "the best player right now in the NHL". Cherry also with a nice review of Marty Biron's career.  

Late goal lifts Avalanche vs Jets

The Colorado Avalanche showed they can win playing from behind as well as with a lead. Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots and the streaking Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday night. Matt Duchene and Jan Hejda also scored and Gabriel Landeskog added two assists for the Avalanche. Under first-year coach Patrick...
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