Joe Sakic

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Sakic Wins It in Overtime for Avs

Captain scores game winner midway through first OT

(Newser) - Joe Sakic added another line to his amazing playoff resume. Sakic tipped in a shot by Ruslan Salei from the point midway through the first overtime period, his eighth career playoff goal in extra time, to send the Colorado Avalanche past the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Wednesday night. The goal... More »

Avalanche Outlast Wild in Shootout

Colorado clinches 6th-seed with win

(Newser) - Wojtek Wolski and Joe Sakic scored shootout goals for Colorado as they beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 today, setting up a first-round playoff matchup between the teams. Peter Forsberg had three assists and Theodore had 34 saves for the Avalanche, who clinched the No. 6 seed with the win. Josh... More »

Oilers Take Down Avalanche

Edmonton moves within three points of Colorado for playoff spot

(Newser) - The Edmonton Oilers got exactly what they needed today with a 7-5 win over the Colorado Avalanche, reports the Associated Press, as Edmonton's 11th win in 14 games moved the Oilers within three points of the Avalanche for the final playoff spot in the West. Sam Gagner had two goals... More »

Wild Top Avs 3-1, Take Division Lead

Minnesota alone atop Northwest

(Newser) - Three different Minnesota players scored as the Wild topped the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 and gained sole possession of first place in the Northwest Division. Minnesota has a two-point lead over second place Calgary and Colorado. The Wild sorely needed this victory against their division rival, after losing nine of their... More »

Bruins Get Critical Home Win Over Flyers

Elsewhere, Red Wings winning streak ends; Devils roll past Avs

(Newser) - Philadelphia missed a chance to grab the seventh slot in the Eastern Conference today, allowing Andrew Ferrence's first goal of the season with 27 seconds remaining in regulation and then another in overtime to lose 3-2 at Boston. Aaron Ward had the winner. The Bruins had lost six of seven,... More »

Ducks' Hats Off to Selanne in Win Over Hawks

Oilers stun Avalanche in 3-2 comeback, Coyotes blank Blues 2-0

(Newser) - Anaheim is glad, very glad, that Teemu Selanne came out of retirement. The right wing bagged a hat trick that pushed him past Maurice "Rocket" Richard to No. 25 on the list of all-time scorers. Selanne's two assists also didn't hurt in the Ducks' 6-3 trouncing of the Blackhawks,... More »

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