Tag: Mikko Rantanen
After a defensive collapse in the third, the Avalanche fell to the Oilers, 7-4. Rookie forward Mikko Rantanen, was perhaps the lone bright spot of the night.
Budaj made 24 saves on 25 shots Tuesday to secure head coach Darryl Sutter's 215 win as head coach of the Los Angeles Kings.
In this lost 2016-17 campaign, the Avalanche took another hit on Monday; losing the heavy-hitting Nikita Zadorov for the season to a fractured ankle.
To improve, to get consistent performances, the Avalanche need to accept the status of their team and, with an eye on the future, finally pull the trigger.
The Avalanche were hoping lightning could strike twice in overtime, but it was the Lightning that struck for the OT-winner.
Mikko Rantanen ripped a slap shot past Cam Ward with under a minute remaining in overtime to deliver a 2-1 win for the Colorado Avalanche.
The Avalanche skated to an impressive 4-0 win over Montreal Tuesday to record their 15th win and only their third set of back-to-back wins on the season.
Feeding off of a phenomenal offensive performance from Mikko Rantanen, the Avalanche notched their second straight win against Montreal on Tuesday night.
The Colorado Avalanche scored three goals in the third period to erase a two-goal deficit and defeat the Wild 3-2 in Minnesota Saturday night.
It took Mikko Rantanen 17 games to get the monkey off of his back, but finally the 20-year-old Finn had his first NHL goal on Friday