Found November 05, 2011 on
3:10 To Overtime:
Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene completely danced through the Dallas Stars defense on Friday night, completing a hat trick with this beautiful goal. You have to wonder what the three pylons in Dallas uniforms were doing when they just let Duchene skate right between them and towards the net. Duchene had to avoid no checks, [...]
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Before the games, the Avs and Stars watch game film of the Philiadelphia Flyers-Winnipeg Jets game and decided "I want to try that."
Matt Duchene had a four point night including his first career hat trick but the Avs still fell 7-6 in OT on night where the bounces were crazier than a Tim Burton Pinball Machine.
Despite coming out to a 2-0 lead in the first period...
The Colorado Avalanche lost 6-7 in OT against the Dallas Stars in what Steve Martin would’ve referred to as a wild and crazy game. I still believe that the Avs have reason to feel cautiously optimistic after their loss, even though the team saw several defensive breakdowns and didn’t get the usual quality of goaltending from Semyon Varlamov. The reason for the optimism can be...
It may not be relevant to the Colorado Avalanche, but I wanted to share this hit by Linköping’s Sebastian Karlsson on Magnus Kahnberg of Frölunda Indians HC I decided to post it since I figure it’s a very newsworthy story in Sweden and I want to share it with our northamerican readers. It’s one of the worst headshots I’ve seen. Sweden’s having the same discussion about...
Although neither player took part in yesterday’s practice or the morning skate a little while ago at the Pepsi Center, the Avs said centers Ryan O’Reilly and Paul Stastny will be in the lineup tonight against the Cal-Gary Flames. O’Reilly has what sounds like a touch of the flu or something close, while Stastny just took a “maintenance day” yesterday.
Question for tonight...
Oft-injured Avalanche winger Peter Mueller, who has played in just 18 games over three seasons in Colorado, participated in a full practice with the team today and is again shooting toward a
Avalanche coach Joe Sacco wanted more offense and he got it in the form of six goals. Unfortunately, the Avs gave up seven, falling in overtime 7-6 to the Dallas Stars on Friday night.
Dallas Stars 7 - Colorado Avalanche 6
Wow. Holy Smokes. Unbelievable. Exclamations are pretty much all you can say after watching a game like the one that the Stars and Avalanche had last night. Dallas overcame three different deficits, there were 13 combined goals, five of them from power-plays, Matt Duchene put on a clinic and had a hat trick.
Coming into this...
Tonight’s game against the Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center wraps up “Father’s Weekend” for the Avalanche. The NHL players and their fathers traveled to Dallas on Thursday for Friday’s 7-6 overtime loss against the Stars and have spent the rest of the weekend together in Denver. Unfortunately for 24-year-old defenseman Ryan Wilson, who might be Colorado’s MVP thus far...
The hot start for the Colorado Avalanche is history and the club will try to gain a measure of consistency tonight versus the Northwest Division-rival Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center.
No. 1 Star: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
Stamkos scored all three of his goals in the second period for his fourth career hat trick as the Lightning edged the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime 5-4. Vincent Lecavalier's sixth of the season was the overtime winner. In five games against Chicago, Stamkos has now scored seven goals. The game featured an 8-goal second period...
Avalanche coach Joe Sacco on Thursday moved Matt Duchene to the same line as the team's highest-paid player, Paul Stastny. For tonight's game against the Dallas Stars, Duchene will skate at left wing on a line with Stastny, with veteran Milan Hejduk on the right side.