The Colorado Avalanche are collapsing, and the Pittsburgh Penguins are in a free fall.
That, and the latest NHL news and NHL trade rumors in your Colorado Hockey Now Evan’s Daily.
Colorado Hockey Now
Once again, there were more minuses than pluses after the Avalanche fell to the Canucks.
Ugly second periods have been the trend in the new year.
The Avalanche have an All-Star in Cale Makar.
Sean Behrens will return to Denver University with a Bronze Medal.
National Hockey Now
Pittsburgh: The Avalanche aren’t the only team stumbling after the Christmas Break. The Penguins have hit a wall.
Boston: They love their fights in Boston, and Trent Frederic had a good one.
Vegas: Just what the first place Golden Knights needed: The return of Jack Eichel.
Florida: The Panthers aren’t near a playoff spot, but Matthew Tkachuk has done everything he was brought in to do.
New York Islanders: The Isles ran into the McDavid machine in Edmonton. The Avalanche get to visit that show next.
Washington: I love a nice, weird goal.
Detroit: Goaltending in Detroit is becoming an issue, as it has been the last few years.
Montreal: Hot takes are highly entertaining, and there’s some good ones in here.
Calgary: Friend of the show Nazem Kadri will be an All-Star for the second straight season.