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MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

Nov. 17, 2019 3:16 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frustrated that a game that looked like a sure win was pushed into overtime, Nathan MacKinnon took matters into his own hands. MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game just 27 seconds into the extra period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4...

McDavid hat trick leads Oilers past Avalanche 6-2

Nov. 15, 2019 1:48 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton’s Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are ranked first and second in scoring after career nights. McDavid had three goals and three assists and Draisaitl had five assists — career highs for points in a game for both players — as the Oilers beat the...

MacKinnon leads Avalanche to 4-0 win at Winnipeg

Nov. 13, 2019 12:28 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Werner had no time to think about his hockey dream coming true. Werner made 40 saves in his unexpected NHL debut and Nathan MacKinnon finished with two goals and two assists as the Colorado Avalanche extended their winning streak to three games with a 4-0 victory over the...

Jackets' Foligno suspended 3 games for hit on Bellemare

Nov. 11, 2019 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL has suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit...

Makar scores 2 to help Avalanche beat Blue Jackets 4-2

Nov. 10, 2019 12:59 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar's anticipation was off but his shot was dead on. It was exactly what the depleted Colorado offense needed. Makar scored twice, including a go-ahead goal late in the second period, and Pavel Francouz stopped 39 shots to lead the Avalanche to a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets...

Donskoi scores 3 goals as Avalanche beat Predators 9-4

Nov. 8, 2019 1:57 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — With a dizzying flurry of goals in one electric eight-minute stretch, the Colorado Avalanche rediscovered their offense and ended nearly four years of frustration at home against Nashville. Joonas Donskoi scored his first career hat trick and Colorado used a six-goal second period to beat the...

Radek Faksa scores twice, Stars beat Avalanche 4-1

Nov. 6, 2019 12:55 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Radek Faksa kept hanging around the net, and was rewarded with two goals and even more cuts and scrapes on his nose. Faksa doubled his season total with two goals off rebounds and the Dallas Stars won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 Tuesday night. "I'm...

Kuemper gets 1st shutout of season, Coyotes beat Avs 3-0

Nov. 3, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona goaltender Darcy Kuemper should receive extra credit for his first shutout of the season. Seven of Kuemper's 33 saves in a 3-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday came when the Coyotes were short-handed. Included was a stretch early in the second period when the Coyotes had a...

Hintz scores twice, Stars beat Avalanche 2-1

Nov. 2, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Roope Hintz has found his stride. So has Anton Khudobin. So have the Dallas Stars, for that matter. Hintz scored twice, including a short-handed goal in the second period, and the Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Friday night. "A great win by everybody, by the team," Khudobin said....

Huberdeau scores early in OT, Panthers rally to beat Avs 4-3

Oct. 31, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Down two goals late, Jonathan Huberdeau and the Florida Panthers didn't play desperate. They just played determined. Huberdeau scored 29 seconds into overtime after he tied the game late in regulation, and the Panthers beat the injury-riddled Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. "We...