Tag: Mikko Rantanen
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The 20-year-old Rantanen also had an assist to mark a solid night, despite suffering a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Also currently out with lower-body injuries are forward Blake Comeau and rookie defenseman Anton Lindholm.
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.