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James Neal had a goal and two assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Tuesday night.
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(above) DU's Beau BennettIn four games without sophomore winger Beau Bennett, the University of Denver hockey team failed to produce a victory and combined for just seven goals (1.75 per game). With Bennett, the 2010 No. 1 draft pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins, DU is 4-1 and averaging 5.2 goals per game.Coincidence? Probably not [read entire article].
The Avalanche have named forward Milan Hejduk the third captain in Colorado history.Hejduk joins Joe Sakic and Adam Foote as the only players to captain the club since it was relocated from Quebec City. The veteran winger has spent his entire career with the Avalanche, who selected him in the fourth round of the 1994 draft while still based in Quebec.Hejduk, 35, has seven goals and...
Colorado Avalanche (8-8-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (10-4-3)
TV: Versus, TSN2
CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA
It looks like Tyler Kennedy may be in the line-up tonight, proving once and for all that his brain is tougher than Sidney Crosby's brain. Of course, Kennedy isn't a Ferrari, so he can probably just go to a regular mechanic...
PITTSBURGH – I don’t know quite how to classify my thoughts on this one tonight. On the one hand, I believe the Avs fully deserved to lose because of some bad plays and decisions when it mattered most. On the other hand, I feel like they were victimized by a hometown officiating crew that got a couple of calls very wrong and really affected the outcome.
But as truth usually meets...
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The Penguins recalled rugged winger Steve MacIntyre from his conditioning assignment with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Macintryre's entire conditioning was spent on this guys face:
When he first came to the Avalanche in 1998, Milan Hejduk barely spoke any English and everyone mispronounced his last name. Even former Avs coach Marc Crawford, when talking about the team's top incoming prospects, pronounced his name "Hedge-duck."
Tottenham Hotspur World CupTottenham midfielder Scott Parker was grateful to England fans for their support during victory over Spain. Parker left the pitch to a standing ovation when substituted.read more
When the Avalanche plays the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight, one potential distraction won't be there: Sidney Crosby.
WHEN: Nov. 17, 2011 - 7:3...
Finally, more than five weeks into the season, Avalanche fans have an answer: Milan Hejduk is next in line.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will battle the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, November 15 at CONSOL Energy Center. Here are some tips for fans who plan to attend the game:
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. start