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Matt Duchene scored 2:33 into overtime, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.
Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
That camaraderie is what the Calgary Flames are hoping will help Matt Stajan and his wife Katie cope with the tragic loss of their newborn son last week.
Calgary Flames veteran Matt Stajan is on an indefinite leave of absence from the team after he and his wife lost their son shortly after childbirth last Monday.
For one of the most polarizing players in the last decade, the achievement will likely be met with mixed responses.
Mar 8, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; St. Louis Blues center Derek Roy turns towards the puck during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center.
In case you missed it, Jordan Nolan was given a double minor for roughing in the waning moments of the second period of last night's game with the Edmonton Oilers .
Carlo Colaiacovo continued a recent trend for the St. Louis Blue when he scored against the Minnesota Wild .
The Buffalo Sabres head west to Calgary, Alberta, Canada for a match-up against the Flames on Tuesday, March 18th; game time is 9 p.m. ET.
Calgary Flames' Matt Stajan is taking a leave of absence following the death of his son.
Andre Benoit benefited from Nathan MacKinnon's extraordinary talent last week when the Avalanche rookie, celebrating with Benoit, made the pass that led to Ben- oit's overtime goal in Detroit.
Shannon Szabados is turning pro. The 27-year-old Edmontonian, who backstopped Canada's Olympic women's hockey team to gold in Sochi last month, is joining the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League for the rest of their season.
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin defends on a shot by Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin iduirngthe first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Ryan Miller stopped 26 shots, and David Backes broke up a scoreless game in the second period, helping the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 Saturday in a Central Division showdown.
Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny skates the puck around the net, Nov. 19, 2013 at Pepsi Center.
Saturday also will be a big night for Mike Modano, who will have his No. 9 sweater retired by the Stars in a pre-game ceremony.