The Colorado Avalanche–for my money the team with the best geological phenomenon mascot–put a holy whooping on the Montreal Canadiens last night up in Québec. Two of those goals came in a 13 second burst from young center Nathan MacKinnon, where he scored immediately out of a face off, and then on a break.
The Avalanche are near the bottom of the tough Central, but it’s through no fault of their offense. Their 49 goals scored would rank second among Pacific Division teams, and they do have a positive goal differential (+4). They’ve now won three straight after a slow start to the season.
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