Craig Anderson stopped 25 shots in his return from injury and Matt Duchene scored and had two assists in a four-goal second period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-1 win over the New York Rangers on Friday.
The New York Rangers have one of the league’s best road records, a mark they’ll look to improve Friday night in Colorado while avenging a loss to the Avalanche last month at Madison Square Garden.
Chris Stewart scored his second power-play goal of the game in the third period, and Daniel Winnik extended Colorado’s lead 26 seconds later as the Avalanche ended a five-game road trip with a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night.
Scoring goals figured to be a problem for the New York Rangers this season. Playing without Marian Gaborik and Chris Drury isn’t going to help them any in that department.
Milan Jurcina scored twice and Dwayne Roloson stopped 28 shots as the New York Islanders beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Saturday night.
Craig Anderson made 41 saves and Chris Stewart had a goal and an assist to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
The Colorado Avalanche continue a grueling road stretch Friday night against the banged-up New Jersey Devils, who are trying to build on their first win.
The Devils face a pair of Northeast Division opponents this week; the Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruins, wrapped around a visit from the Colorado Avalanche.