One win and seven losses now, in the last eight games that have counted – including four straight when they really counted. One win and three losses after the first four games of the 2021-22 season, with the aggregate score 15-7 in the last three games. A game with the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions in their barn Saturday night.
This isn’t how the bookmakers foresaw the Colorado Avalanche’s start to the season, not when they were made the odds-on favorite to win the next Stanley Cup. But, Gabe Landeskog, for one, isn’t worried.