Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/2/13
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 and stayed unbeaten in three home games. "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. We want to play a fast, quick game." Nail Yakupov scored Edmonton's only goal, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 37 shots for the Oilers. Ales Hemsky and Sam Gagner each recorded an assist. The Oilers (4-3-1) jumped ahead with a goal in the first minute when Yakupov beat Varlamov 58 seconds into the game. Dubnyk made it stand up for a long stretch as C...
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