Lehkonen got it all started six minutes into the first period with a wrister from the top of the circles. It was the second straight game with a tally for Lehkonen, who has four points over the last two contests. Playing on an offensively gifted team like Colorado has lifted Lehkonen's offense. The Finnish winger has 39 points (18 goals, 21 assists) over 55 games since being acquired by the Avalanche at the trade deadline last year.... See Less Avalanche's Devon Toews: Two helpers against Detroit Toews notched two assists in Monday's 6-3 win over the Red Wings.
Colorado Avalanche News, Scores, Status, Schedule - NHLTop Avalanche News Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Expected to start Wednesday Rotowire Jan 18, 2023 Georgiev is expected to start on the road against Calgary on Wednesday, according to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan. Georgiev has a 16-11-3 record, 2.
Byram will miss Colorado's next six games at a minimum, but it sounds like he could be ready to rejoin the lineup as early as Feb. 7 against the Penguins. The 21-year-old defender has been limited to just 10 games this season due to injury, picking up five points over that span.... See Less Avalanche's Denis Malgin: Not close to returning According to coach Jared Bednar, Malgin (upper body) is "a ways out" from returning, Brennan Vogt of Full Press Hockey reports.
He also had two shots on goal and one hit over 17:03 of ice time. Compher was the secondary assistant on a Cale Makar goal, then potted his fourth power-play tally on a feed from Evan Rodrigues. With Valeri Nichushkin returning from an ankle injury, he joined Compher on the second line along with Mikko Rantanen. That pair of offensive forwards, plus a presence on the power play, could lift Compher's offense while the Avalanche navigate around Gabriel Landeskog's knee injury. The 27-year-old center has 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) through 42 games, seven points shy of the career-high 33 he had in 70 contests last year, when he was primarily on the third line....