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The NHL-worst Colorado Avalanche are back in Denver following a 14th straight road loss - with a chance to extend the Calgary Flames' franchise-record road skid to 14.
Colorado looks to avoid a season-high fifth consecutive defeat Monday night when the Flames seek their first victory since the last matchup between these Northwest Division foes.
After five of their previous seven games were decided by one goal, the Avs (12-21-5) lost 4-0 at Phoenix on Saturday.
"It's been a tough stretch here,'' said coach Joe Sacco, whose team has gone 2-11-1 in its last 14. "We're trying to do what we can as coaches to make sure the guys are staying positive and sticking together. This was really the first game in the last while here where we were not really in the game.''
The Avs, whose 29 points are one fewer than the Flames' total, will try for their third straight home win in this series. After recording a 6-3 victory at Calgary on Jan. 31, Colorado...
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Vancouver's most recognizable Canucks fans, the Green Men, performed a literal magic act during their appearance at Saturday's game at the Rogers Arena against the Calgary Flames.
Watch the Green Men perfect this magic act as Force makes Sully disappear while Flames left winger Tim Jackman serves as a captive audience in the penalty box.
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Mike Cammalleri broke a second-period tie and Joey MacDonald stopped 39 shots, helping the Calgary Flames snap a 13-game road winless streak with a 3-1 victory over the slumping Colorado Avalanche on Monday night.
Roman Cervenka also scored and Alex Tanguay added a short-handed goal to wrap up the win for the Flames in a game that featured the bottom two teams in the NHL. Before...
Niklas Kronwall has not had too many of his trademark body checks during this shortened NHL season, but he delivered a doozy in a Friday night overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche.
As the clock ticked down at the end of regulation, Kronwall stepped up on McGinn, just in front of the Avalanche bench, and flattened the Colorado forward. Both players jumped up immediately (and...
Despite the Calgary Flames' dismal play on the road, the Vancouver Canucks won't take anything for granted.
With at least two key players possibly ready to return from injuries, the Northwest Division-leading Canucks look to match a season high with their fifth straight home win while trying to extend the longest road slide in Flames' history Saturday night.
Former Fighting Sioux forward Brad Malone scores his first goal of his NHL career for the Colorado Avalanche against the Calgary Flames. That is the third point in 15 NHL games for Brad Malone (1g-2a—3pts).