'The Avs have not lost this season when leading after two periods (22-0-1).'
Archives for January 22, 2002
'Monday's contest was a bruising game with random moments of athletic poetry…'.
'The reigning Stanley Cup champion squashed the Sabres' hopes of winning three out of four games on their Western road trip, sending them home with a split instead.'
'Milan Hejduk, Chris Drury and Adam Foote scored goals for the Avalanche, which outshot the Sabres 41-28 and ran its winning streak to three games.'
'The Avalanche believed Drury's penalty was an equalizer by the referees because it came 63 seconds after Buffalo had been called for having too many men on the ice.'
'Buffalo left wing Taylor Pyatt's father, Nelson, played with the NHL's Colorado Rockies.'
'The Avalanche captain came out of Colorado's 3-2 victory over the Sabres without a goal in 15 games, or since he scored his 14th goal of the season at Minnesota on Dec. 16.'
'The Avs entered the game with a 21-0-1-0 record this season when leading after two periods. Trailing, they are 3-12-2-0.'
'Fifty games into the season, the Colorado Avalanche are asserting themselves in the Northwest Division.'
'"It's disappointing to fall like this, especially when you see that we had the momentum going in the last seven to eight minutes," Biron said. "And we could have pulled away with at least a point and taken it to OT. And you never know after that."'