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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.
Every big injury around the NHL is scrutinized by those involved in the sport. From the top brass to the Owners, General Managers, Player Agents, and players – even all the way down to the fans – injuries like those to Erik Karlsson and Marc Staal are sure to generate conversation. The question from everyone’s lips: how do you prevent this from happening again?
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.
Tonight’s Colorado Avalanche game came down to the very last tenth of a second, proving true the age-old mantra of playing until you hear the whistle – or in this case, buzzer.
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.
It was a night for the bottom six of the Colorado Avalanche in San Jose as the Avs skated to a 3-2 shootout loss on Wednesday night.
Special teams can make or break any club in the NHL. Those that go far in the postseason typically do well, both when on the man advantage and when down an attacker. For the Colorado Avalanche, the last five games have been a roller coaster of success and failure bundled into a tiny, compact ball of immense inconsistency.