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The Colorado Avalanche entered Wednesday night’s contest against the visiting Dallas Stars looking to put an end to their four game skid.
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.
After allowing 11 goals against in its last two contests, the Colorado Avalanche came out against the visiting St. Louis Blues with a heightened awareness of the importance of defense. Taking the visiting, third place St. Louis Blues into bonus hockey with the game tied at zeroes, the renewed game plan was apparent from the get go.
Allowing yourself to be down and out, complacent, mentally vacant even for a few days after blowing a 4-1 lead against the Edmonton Oilers would almost be expected. Facing a 56-shot barrage to lose the game in regulation would be devastating to many in the NHL.
Amidst the pomp and circumstance of a very special evening at the Pepsi Center, the Colorado Avalanche remain focused on continuing their success at home as they take on the visiting Dallas Stars in the midst of four game home stand.
The Colorado Avalanche snapped a three game losing streak Thursday night, coming back to beat the Calgary Flames 6-4 at the Saddledome.