Wild lose late lead, fall 5-4 in overtime to Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn also added goals for Colorado in Patrick Roy's postseason debut behind...
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Paul Stastny Scores Game Tying And OT Winner For Avalanche In Game 1 Over Wild (VIDEO)

Photo courtesy of @Avalanche Paul Stastny of the Colorado Avalanche not only tied the game up with fifteen seconds left in regulation, but he won the game seven minutes and twenty-seven seconds into overtime as well.  Statsny’s second of the night gives the Avalanche a 1-0 series lead over the Minnesota Wild, who fall to 4-17 in their last 21 playoff games. Nathan MacKinnon made...
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Thoughts Before The Playoffs Start

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, - Pending free agent Paul Stastny says he wants to stay in Colorado, and the Avalanche keeping him past the trade deadline shows a sense it can be done. But he will be watched very closely in the playoffs, just in case. Scouts like his two-way game, his intelligence, his positioning and his ability to make others better. If there's one concern...
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Colorado Avalanche: Home ice crucial in first round of playoffs

Avalanche not settling in final games You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, and you certainly don’t want to face-off against the defending Stanley Cup champions in the first round, in a Game 7, on the road. Take a look at today’s NHL standings, over a week away from the start of the postseason, you’ll notice the Avalanche sit in second place in the Central Division. If you...
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Blues buried by Avalanche 4-1

ST. LOUIS -- Semyon Varlamov tied the franchise single-season record for goalie wins held by Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy and Paul Stastny had another big game in his hometown in a penalty-filled 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Stastny had a goal and two assists and Nathan Mackinnon had a goal and an assist for Colorado, which has won six in a row and has...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Back spasms shelve Avs' Paul Stastny; considered day-to-day

When Colorado Avalanche centerman Paul Stastny left the bench area after his first shift against St. Louis on Saturday night, it was suspected that he was suffering from back spasms, an issue that has arisen more than once this season for the 28-year-old......and that is exactly what is happening, as Stastny missed Monday night's match with the Winnipeg Jets after conferring...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stastny leaves game against Blues

Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny sustained a back injury on his first shift in the opening minute of the first period Saturday against the St. Louis Blues at Pepsi Center and is doubtful to return. Stastny missed two games earlier this season because of back spasms.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny pleased to remain with Avs after NHL trade deadline

Paul Stastny said he spent the final hours before the NHL's trading deadline in Detroit attending mass on Ash Wednesday, watching "American Hustle" in his hotel room and noticing that time was crawling. Finally, the deadline passed at 3 p.m. Eastern time, and he still was a member of the Colorado Avalanche. "It's one of those situations where you're happy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny sticks with Avalanche after trade deadline

Paul Stastny sticks with Avalanche after trade deadlineStastny will continue his career in Denver as he remained with the Avalanche after the trade deadline today. The post-Olympic break part of the season hit a major stopping point today as the NHL trade deadline hit at 3 pm ET on March 5th. The Colorado Avalanche were in an interesting place, serious contenders in the Western Conference...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will The Avalanche Trade Paul Stastny By Wednesday If Still Unsigned?

from Adrian Dater of the Denver Post, While the Avs cannot justify importing expensive rentals, as they could in the days of Ray Bourque, Theo Fleury and Rob Blake, neither can they be stuck in the situation of having essentially their own rental player on the roster beyond Wednesday in the form of top players with expiring contracts. That's where it could get interesting...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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