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The Avalanche not only matched a franchise record for wins , but secured the Central Division as they return to the postseason for the first time in four years.
9 hrs ago | Ananova
Alexander Steen struck in the third overtime period as the St Louis Blues drew first blood in their play-off clash with the Chicago Blackhawks.
13 hrs ago | Daily Camera
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie and Minnesota Wild left wing Erik Haula vie for the puck in the second period on Thursday.
Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
Matt Cooke #24 of the Minnesota Wild skates with the puck past Clayton Stoner of the Minnesota Wild during the second period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 29, 2014 in Glendale, Ariz.
Michael Russo has covered the National Hockey League since 1995. He has covered the Minnesota Wild for the Star Tribune since 2005, after 10 years of covering the Florida Panthers for the Sun-Sentinel.
Colorado is home to two of the best Stanley Cup playoff goalies of all time, or at least since the Conn Smythe Trophy for the postseason MVP was introduced in 1965.
Ilya Bryzgalov is among five goalies to have played this season for the Minnesota Wild.
Colorado center Nathan MacKinnon skated with the puck in the third period. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 Thursday night, Dec. 19, 2013.
As Avalanche players came onto the ice one by one Wednesday, defenseman Jan Hejda was nowhere to be seen, even after the last person usually on the ice for a practice - coach Patrick Roy - was there.
Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog, left, will try to stay ahead of Kyle Brodziak and the rest of the Minnesota Wild in the playoffs.
"We all have ours," said Roy, the Avalanche coach and Hockey Hall of Famer who some consider the best playoff goalie of all time.
The regular season has ended. Six teams in the Western Conference have already cleaned out their lockers.
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Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.
Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov takes a break against the Vancouver Canucks on April 10 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.