Welcome to the “Morning Skate: Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition,” a daily collection of the latest
Colorado Avalanche rookie forward Nathan MacKinnon has stolen the show in Denver with seven points in two playoff games, but goaltender Semyon Varlamov‘s role in the Avalanche taking a 2-0 series lead can’t be overlooked. The Avalanche goalie turned
The line of Nathan MacKinnon (1-3—4), Paul Stastny (1-3—4) and Gabriel Landeskog (2-0—2) combined for four goals and 10 points to power the Avalanche to a 2-0 series lead over the Wild. MacKinnon has now scored seven points in
Nothing beats the drama of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Nothing
A few game notes to gather before sitting down and watching some playoff hockey.
Timing is everything, and catching fire right before the playoffs can make the difference between a deep run and an early exit. A hot stretch to end the regular season not only suggests that everything is working, but gives
You’re a playoff-bound team that just lost your leading scorer (and No. 1 center) for the remainder of the regular season. What do you do? Promote the 18-year-old. Obviously
The Colorado Avalanche announced via Twitter that Matt Duchene will be out four weeks with a knee injury
Note: These playoff match-ups are based on current point totals for teams and are subject to change by the end of the regular season. It’s that time of the season as the NHL playoffs are beginning to start soon.
After getting two games off so J.S. Giguere and newly acquired Reto Berra could play, Semyon Varlamov is back in goal tonight when Colorado takes on Boston at the Pepsi Center