Originally posted on All Things Avs  |  Last updated 12/22/11
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Tight deadlines, stiff back, icy roads, practice tomorrow … So I’ll make this quick: – Avs (17-17-1, 35 points) have won a franchise record-tying seven straight at home. Last time was in 2003. They are 11-9 at home. – JS Giguere is 3-0 with a 1.62 GAA and .949 save percentage in Colorado’s last three games. I asked coach Joe Sacco if there was “a good chance” Giggy would again get the nod Friday against Tampa Bay, and Sacco smiled and said the obvious: “I’ll sleep on it tonight, but I always let the goalies know first. But he certainly has come in and played very well. All we ask of our goalies is to give us a chance to win, and he’s done that, no question.” – Avs blanked the Blues on four power-play chances, including three in the first period. The hero, Jay McClement, played 4:23 of his 16:32 on the kill (Blues total time on the PP was 7:45). Only defenseman Jan Hejda played more shorthanded (4:46) for the Avs. McClement, who scored an ugly game-winning goal, was my No. 1 star. Thr
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