No coaches were fired in the first half of the season
Colorado's 7-2 rout of Minnesota on Saturday was significant for several reasons. It was the team's fifth straight victory and seventh in the last 10, a surge that put Colorado in the second West wild-card spot. It also was Colorado's 22nd victory this season, matching its total for all of last season. The Avalanche was 22-56-4 last season, last among the Original 30. Nathan MacKinnon has been crucial to the turnaround with a five-game point streak, with three goals and 12 points in that span.
Jagr, second in NHL career scoring with 1,921 points, has talked to the
Right wing Corey Perry's return from a knee injury last Saturday gave the Ducks as close to a fully healthy roster as they'll get while winger