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When the schedule was released following the conclusion of the most recent NHL labor stoppage, the Colorado Avalanche were set to open the season against the Minnesota Wild and close it against the same Minnesota Wild.
The struggles continue for the lowly Colorado Avalanche, who dropped their fourth straight game with an ugly 5-2 loss to the visiting Chicago Blackhawks.
Revenge can be a sweet thing. For some it means the chance to return an inauspicious favor. For others it’s a chance to prove dominance, to say that what you did before will be nothing in comparison to what I do back. For anyone paying attention in the NHL, tonight’s contest between the Chicago Blackhawks and Colorado Avalanche is a grudge match, as simple as that.
The Colorado Avalanche continue to get stronger as the shortened NHL season wears on. First they got Erik Johnson back from a concussion, then they defeated the hottest team in the League when they stomped the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 at home, and now they have gotten top-four defenseman Ryan WIlson back on their blue line.
Having played two of their best games – yet come away with losses – in the last week, the Colorado Avalanche finally exploded Friday night in Denver as the home team destroyed the undefeated-in-regulation Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 in front of a packed house at Pepsi Center.
Can anyone put an end to the ongoing, and seemingly endless point-streak that the Chicago Blackhawks have going? Many teams have tried, including the Colorado Avalanche, who came kind of close, but not close enough on Wednesday night in Chicago.
For the Colorado Avalanche, facing the red-hot Chicago Blackhawks on the road was about more than just putting an end to the ongoing, miraculous point streak. It was about righting the ship away from home.
NEW YORK (August 30, 2012) – The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today the television schedules for national partners NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, TSN, TSN2, RDS and NHL Network-U.S. for the 2012-13 regular season.
In the U.S., NBC and NBC Sports Network enter the second season of the 10-year agreement with the NHL, the largest media rights deal in League history. It also is the eighth consecutive season both networks have served as a national television partner of the NHL in the U.S. In Canada, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada begins its 60th regular season of NHL® broadcasts. TSN, whose relationship with the NHL dates back to 1987, continues as the League’s national English-language cable partner. French-language telecast partner RDS has been televising NHL games since its inception in 1989 and enters its 10th consecutive season presenting every Montreal Canadiens game.
The NHL officially released the postseason schedule for the 2011-12 Stanley Cup quarterfinals yesterday, with games beginning Wednesday, April 11th.