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Avalanche Wrap: Best Goaltending Duo? Avalanche Hit Their Stride

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For the first time in a while, the Colorado Avalanche are starting to look like the team that won the Stanley Cup last season.

Even down their best defensemen most of the week, they hit their stride and started to play their game.

Here’s a look back at a week where the Avalanche got back on track.

Monday

Against the Red Wings, the Avalanche looked like a team that got their mojo back.

Valeri Nichushkin returned to the lineup, and he was the talk of the locker room.

Nichushkin returned, but so did the swagger of the team.

Tuesday

Is Sean Monahan a target for the Avalanche?

In The Turning Point, Makar and MacKinnon created some magic to help beat the Red Wings.

I spoke to Ben Meyers after practice, and he’s staying confident despite struggles finding the net.

Wednesday

After Pavel Zacha signed an extension in Boston, was the bar set on a J.T. Compher contract?

Before their game in Calgary, it came out that Cale Makar would not be in the lineup.

No Makar? No problem. The Avalanche went into Calgary and took down the Flames.

Without Makar, Devon Toews stepped up.

Thursday

The Turning point was a big Alexandar Georgiev save in the second.

Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen will be joining Cale Makar at the All-Star game.

Friday

Darryl Sutter thinks the Avalanche have the best goaltending duo in the league. Is he right?

The Avalanche are allegedly still kicking the tires on a trade for Bo Horvat.

That night, the Avalanche took down the Canucks.

In the win, Mikko Rantanen‘s maturity stood out.

Saturday

The Turning Point was a great two-man advantage powerplay to start the second period.

In a win against the Kraken, Pavel Francouz was the star, shutting down their high flying offense.

Plus/Minus for the win over the Kraken.

Sunday

Alex Newhook did it all on the lone goal for the team.

Legendary defenseman Adam Foote is joining the Canucks coaching staff.

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