Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/5/14
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned aside 34 shots for his second shutout in 11 days and the Colorado Avalanche edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 on Monday night. Gabriel Landeskog scored the game's only goal 5:26 into the second period as Colorado improved to 8-1, the best start in franchise history. The game was billed as a fight for bragging rights between Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby and Colorado rookie Nathan MacKinnon. The former No. 1 picks both are from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia in Canada. Instead, Giguere stole the show. Pittsburgh went 0 for 7 on the power play and lost for the first time at home despite outshooting the Avalanche 34-14. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 13 shots for the Penguins (7-2). The first professional meeting between MacKinnon and Crosby failed to produce fireworks, not that Crosby didn't try. He pumped a season-high seven shots at Giguere and played more than 26 minutes. MacKinnon, by comparison, produced two shots in 10:54 of ice time as the Avalanche sp...
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