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Bobrovsky gets 300th win, unbeaten Panthers top Avs 4-1

Oct. 21, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Bennett scored the go-ahead goal and Sergei Bobrovsky earned his 300th NHL win as the Florida Panthers remained undefeated with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. The 4-0-0 start is the best in Panthers history. They had...

Kuznetsov scores twice, Capitals beat Avalanche 6-3

Oct. 19, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov skated to the bench after a turnover cost the Washington Capitals a goal against and wanted to slink into the ground. None of his coaches or teammates said a thing, but it took until he scored his second goal of the game on the way to...

Avs' MacKinnon clears protocol, makes season debut at Caps

Oct. 19, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon made his season debut against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night after being cleared from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. MacKinnon missed Colorado's first two games after testing positive for the...

Perron scores 2 goals, Blues hold on to beat Avs, 5-3

Oct. 17, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Perron’s teammates gave him a hard time for sitting out Friday’s practice. The extra rest seems to have paid off for the St. Louis Blues. “I’ve never taken so much heat for taking the time I needed to play today,” Perron said. “I had to...

Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog suspended 2 games for boarding

Oct. 14, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach. Landeskog was assessed a minor penalty for boarding with 3:38 left in Colorado's 4-2 home...

Byram gets first NHL goal, Avalanche beat Blackhawks 4-2

Oct. 14, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The veteran defenseman got Colorado started, the 20-year-old rookie chipped in with a milestone goal and the Avalanche began their Stanley Cup quest with a victory. Bowen Byram, Colorado’s youngest player at 20 years, 4 months, scored his first NHL goal...

Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon to miss opener with COVID-19

Oct. 12, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan McKinnon will miss the season opener against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night after testing positive for a breakthrough infection of COVID-19. Colorado general manager Joe Sakic said Tuesday that MacKinnon’s...

NHL ready for 82-game season, wide-open race for Stanley Cup

Oct. 08, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

Drew Doughty needs a refresher going into his 13th NHL season. When he ran into Patrick Kane before training camps opened, it was the first time he had seen the Chicago star around a rink in almost two years. “I don’t even know who plays for what...

Avs head coach Bednar sidelined after positive COVID-19 test

Oct. 07, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche announced that coach Jared Bednar has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the next two preseason games against the Dallas Stars. Assistant coaches Ray Bennett and Nolan Pratt will take his place on the bench, the team posted...

Golden Knights, Avalanche appear to be teams to beat in West

Oct. 06, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

The Vegas Golden Knights have made deep playoff runs in three of their four years and are used to being looked at as the team to beat in the Western Conference. Advancing in the postseason, though, is not going to satisfy a young franchise that lost in the Stanley Cup...